There's more to Chicago food than deep-dish pizza and ketchup-less hot dogs. Hit up these summer festivals for a whirlwind culinary tour of the region. They offer a day's worth of activities, and get you off the hook for cooking dinner. Plus, studies show kids complain less when their mouths are full.
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Festival features a wide array of menu items daily plus new restaurants popping up each day. Chicago's local music scene is represented and kids can enjoy activities in the Family Village. Plus chef demonstrations and celebrity chefs.