Well, my day is done here at the 2008 Taste of Chicago, and unfortunately my quest for 65 was not fullfilled. The heat and my ambitous time frame, eventually did me in. Delays by 2 of the first 3 vendors, long lines, and the humidity definately slowed me down. After the clouds rolled in I caught my second wind and started chugging along again, but once we got to 41(Lou Malnatti’s wasn’t blogged), we were already an hour into overtime, and we were all starting to feel it.
While I didn’t taste all 65 booths, I feel that we were able to offer a fairly extensive guide to the Taste today, a guide that the crew and myself can be proud of. I want to thank the amazing crew that helped make this possible including Mr. Marcus Riley, Megan, Kay, Greg, Ryan, and my beautiful wife who played the role of photographer today.
One last note, if you want to have a handy guide of all my eating to take with you, just click on my site and print it up or take a look at my next post. In an effort to make the guide more complete, I’ll include my opinions on some of the booths I missed this year, with my comments from 2007.