The 33rd annual Taste of Chicago kicks off today at Grant Park, bringing Chicago’s best-known restaurants to one location.   The Taste continues to be the world’s largest food festival.  This year the Taste features thirty-five restaurants, four pop-up restaurants and 14 food trucks.  For a list of all the participating restaurants visit City of Chicago. 

Chicago is known for its savory comfort food.  Home to world famous deep-dish pizzas and hearty meat dishes, there’s options for every palate.  In the spirit of the Taste we’ve put together a list of Chicago’s quintessential must-have foods.