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Meet your group and guide at Jay’s Beef, the starting point of the tour, and location of your first tasting for the day. Head inside and try an Italian beef sandwich that’s made using a special third-generation recipe.

From there, stroll down the tree-lined streets in Bucktown and Wicker Park to enjoy more local favorites. Sample donuts from a California-style shop that offers dozens of flavors; have a slice of thin crust pizza from an award-winning brewpub; try popular offerings at a Middle-Eastern restaurant; and finally, warm up with hot chocolate from a top-ranked pastry and dessert restaurant.

The tour ends at Mindy's Hot Chocolate.

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Wicker Park
Chicago Food Planet

Get a taste of Chicago on this culinary adventure through Bucktown and Wicker Park. With a local guide leading the way, stop at five or more restaurants to sample customer favorites. Enjoy a classic Italian beef sandwich, tour of a local pastry shop, visit an award-winning brewpub, and more. All tasting fees are included in this Chicago food tour that takes the guesswork out of finding a good place to eat.

  • Sample popular Chicago dishes in two culinary-centric neighborhoods
  • Bring your appetite as the tour stops at five or more locations
  • All tasting fees included in the tour price
  • Learn about the area’s food trends and hot spots from a local guide
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jays Beef!

Really enjoyed walking around the streets of Chicago and tasting all the different foods. Also enjoyed all the history with all the architectural buildings. How they relate to different movies etc. Then loving the ending with Mindy’s chocolate. Our tour guide was very high energy...More

Thank Meisha49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Enjoyable 3-1-Chew Tour

We did the 3-1-Chew Tour with Amber and enjoyed the three hours very much. The fact that the tour wasn‘t only about food, but there was interesting information about history and architectur as well made for a well rounded experience. We enjoyed seeing mire of...More

Thank milebeal
Reviewed 13 August 2018
10/10 would recommend

I had an amazing experience with our tour guide Amber. We got to taste a bunch of delicious food (Italian beef, falafel, & donuts) and see some of the beautiful, historic homes in Wicker Park. Amber was incredible, she was so knowledgeable about the history...More

1  Thank Molly W
Mandi C, Customer Service/Front Office at Chicago Food Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We're so glad you enjoyed exploring Bucktown/Wicker Park with Amber! She is a wonderful guide, and loves to share her knowledge of the area. There's so much to see and do, we're glad that we were able to show you a snapshot! Looking forward to...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile
Lots of fun, info, and FOOD

Our food tour of Wicker Park was fantastic. We loved seeing the sights and hearing about the history of Wicker Park while having the opportunity to sample some yummy eats. The beef sandwiches, falafel, and pizza were AMAZING, but I guess our family must have...More

Thank Mari P
Reviewed 30 June 2018
Fun outing!

We enjoyed a great tour of Bucktown/ Wicker Park with Livia, an excellent tour guide!! Although we are native Chicagoans, we learned a lot from her about the history of our own city! And we tried several food spots that were 'new' to us even...More

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