Mrs. Linklater continues to pimp for Chicago. With help from the Mayor's Office of Special Events.
" The votes are in, and year after year, more than 3 million people choose Taste. The annual food and free entertainment festival, Taste of Chicago presented by U.S. Cellular, opens in Grant Park on Friday, June 25 and continues through July 4.
Enhancing a great array of menu items from more than 70 restaurants are popular fan favorites such as Taste portions --smaller portions of regular menu items sold for 1-3 tickets, rides including the Carousel, entertainment stages, cooking demonstrations, and the ever-popular Independence Eve concert and fireworks display. "
Mrs. Linklater might have put it this way --
Bring your appetites, America, your belly's gonna be begging for mercy at Chicago's annual slam dunk festival of gastonomic excess known as "The Taste." Amateurs need not apply -- there is enough food for an Army of One and three million of his closest friends.
Oh, and don't even think about wearing your polo shirt and dockers. Leave them at home chicken, ribs, and fried pork breath -- this kind of eating requires tank tops, all weather shorts and something waterproof for your feet.
Napkins optional. Hoses will be provided.