Taste of Chicago 2006

Live Music Schedule

Fri. June 30, 2006
City of Chicago, WGCI FM & V103 Present
The O'Jays
5:30 P.M.

Sat. July 1, 2006
Chicago Country Music Festival
City of Chicago & Fibersure™ Present
Glen Campbell
Yonder Mountain String Band
3:00 P.M.

Sun. July 2, 2006
Chicago Country Music Festival
City of Chicago & Fibersure™ Present
Phil Vassar
Jo Dee Messina
2:00 P.M.

Mon. July 3, 2006
Grant Park Orchestra
Independence Eve Fireworks
7:30 P.M.

Tues. July 4, 2006
City of Chicago & 93XRT Present
3:00 P.M.
Ray Davies
My Morning Jacket
Mike Doughty

Wed. July 5, 2006
City of Chicago, WGCI FM & V103 Present
5:30 P.M.
Anthony Hamilton

Thurs. July 6, 2006
City of Chicago Presents
5:30 P.M.
Mat Kearney
Macy Gray

Fri. July 7, 2006
City of Chicago Present
Macy Gray
Liquid Soul
5:30 P.M.

Sat. July 8, 2006
City of Chicago & Bud Light True Music Present
Liz Phair
Fountains of Wayne
World Party
5:00 P.M.

Sun. July 9, 2006
City of Chicago Presents (Co-Headliners)
Dennis DeYoung
Kenny Wayne Shepherd
3:00 P.M.

The 26th Annual Taste of Chicago, celebrating unforgettable food and summer fun, will be held on June 30th through July 9th, 2006 in the stunning Grant Park along the Lake Michigan. As always, visitors can expect a dizzying smorgasbord of international foods and the special culinary delights that have put Chicago on the gastronomic map. Whether you are a self-proclaimed “foodie” or a steak and potatoes fiend, Chicago is certain all tummies will leave the Taste full and happy. To help you navigate the world’s largest family picnic, Chicago.com has put together a day by day, highlight by highlight guide to the Taste of Chicago, making your dining adventures even easier. So, bring the sunscreen and the wet-naps and let’s get started!

The Taste of Chicago Menu
Let’s get right down to business. The Taste of Chicago is first and foremost about the over 300 menu items from the 62 restaurants. If your culinary tastes run African, American, Cajun, Creole, French, Indian, Italian, Mexican, Persian, Polish, Spanish, Thai, Vegetarian or all of the above, then the Taste of Chicago is a must-visit. Some old favorites and new faces include La Justicia, Ricobene’s, Billy Goat Inn, C’est Si Bon, Star of Siam, Tutto Italiano, Original Rainbow Cone, Fireplace Inn, Arya Bhavan, Frank’s Shrimp, Atrium and Kasia’s Deli.

The Daily Special Tent
Don’t forget to check out The Daily Special Tent near Buckingham Fountain. Each day, one new and different restaurant will be featured. This year’s Daily Special Restaurants include:
June 30 - Saloon Steakhouse
July 1 - Riva
July 2 – Cyrano’s Bistrot
July 3 – La Strada Ristorante
July 4 – Big Bowl
July 5 – Deleece
July 6 – Friendship
July 7 – Vermillion
July 8 & 9 – Gulf Coast Cuisine and Culture