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Chicago Foodways Tours

110 reviews
About Chicago Foodways Tours
Chicago is so much deeper than deep dish pizza! Let us prove it to you on our food & culture walking tours through some of Chicago's past and present immigrant neighborhoods. Enjoy Vietnamese, Middle Eastern and Swedish foods on our popular Saigon to Stockholm Food Tour through the Northside ethnic enclaves of Argyle and Andersonville. Comfort food fans will love our new Little Italy Food Tour in the University Village/Little Italy neighborhood on the city's Near West Side. In addition to enjoying a 6-course Italian menu, you'll get to browse the first rate memorabilia at the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Each tour is 3 and half hours and covers 1 and 1/4 miles of walking through charming Chicago neighborhoods.
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

Had a great time on the Argyle and Andersonville Food Tour. Phyllis was an excellent tour guide. The food was wonderful and the history was very interesting!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time doing the little Italy food tour with Phyllis. Plan to eat a lot and learn a lotof historical facts along the way. We enjoyed aperitifs, pasta, lemon chicken, subs and dessert. The food was fabulous and the company was great!!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

This tour is a fascinating combination of American diversity and Chicago's history with food that perfectly complements the story. Phyllis took us through Vietnamese, Swedish and Middle Eastern neighborhoods, explaining their rich history and giving us little "tastes" all along the way. I was raised...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

Saigon to Stockholm food tour is highly recommended. Phyllis was an excellent guide. She was well-versed about the history of the neighborhoods, the establishments we visited, and the cuisine. She was well-prepared, even offering free rain ponchos to those who forgot to pack umbrellas. She...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Went on the tour end of September, and had cool, rainy weather. Phyllis had rain ponchos for everyone, just in case! We had umbrellas, but how thoughtful. She has tons of great stories & history about each stop, and places along the way. Food samples...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

I took the Italian Neighborhood Tour. Phyllis, our guide, was enthusiastic and a wonderful storyteller. Our group learned all about this colorful neighborhood and best of all, the food was fabulous. Each food stop had a specialty that they were known for and we even...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

This Chicago Foodways “Little Italy” tour is well-worthy of 5+ stars. I came to the tour with my family on vacation from St. Louis with an appetite for Italian fare and curiosity about the neighborhood. I am happy to say that both were more than...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

Phyllis is the proud owner and tour guide. She really has a deep passion for the neighborhood, the people and food. This tour offers people a chance to learn about the history of this great Chicago neighborhood and taste its wonderful offerings. This is one...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michele K
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

We did the Italy and Stockholm food tour and we had an amazing time. Phyllis was wonderful and food was great.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

I did the Little Italy walking tour with my 12 year old son and another friend of ours while visiting Chicago. I really enjoyed the tour. The food was good and I like hearing about all of the history for the area. Phyllis is very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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March 17, 2018|
Response from UptownPJ | Property representative |
Sorry to take so long responding! Just go to our web site Chicago Foodways
February 26, 2016|
Response from UptownPJ | Property representative |
Hi Linda, Thanks for your inquiry. The walking is about 1.5 miles. I would say the pace is about what you would walk if you were walking somewhere with friends. Please be aware that the tour does not end at the same... More