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Chicago Gold Coast & Old Town Food and Cultural Walking Tour

Join us for a guided Gold Coast and Old Town Food Tour. Between tastings, you will experience the life of a Chicagoan as you stroll the bustling tree-lined streets of Chicago’s celebrated Near North neighborhoods of the Gold Coast and Old Town. The local guides will share their knowledge and recommendations of architectural gems, beautiful gardens, historic mansions, back-door venues, hidden parks and exciting local attractions and restaurants. Visit seven Chicago food tasting locations, including these one-of-a-kind ethnic eateries: Chicago’s first sushi and sake café; an authentic Polish bakery; The Fudge Pot; The Spice House; Old Town Oil; TeaGschwendner; La Fournette; and Chicago’s top-rated, Chicago-style, deep-dish pizzeria. Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes as the tour is 3.25 hours and covers 1.3 miles. Tour takes place rain or shine.

Ages: Adults

Fee: $80 (includes motor coach transportation, guided tour and mouth-watering food samplings enough for a hearty lunch.) The fee is non-refundable.

Date: May 8, 2015

Time: Departs from UW-Rock County at 9:30 a.m. and returns by 6 p.m.

Location: UW-Rock County & Chicago, IL

To Register: Call (608) 758-6565 ext. 360 or register online.