Best Chicago food tours
Experience one of Chicago's favorite foods one slice at a time on this boozy tour of local thin-crust and deep-dish pizza. Participants board Dough Force One (a bus outfitted with a karaoke machine) and are whisked to four pizzerias. At each stop, you'll enjoy a slice of pizza and a cocktail, craft beer or glass of wine. Stops vary, but expect to visit places like Piece, Coalfire, Pequod's or Flo & Santo’s. The tour typically lasts four hours. All attendees must be 21+. (888-210-3237, chicagopizzatours.com), $80.
Explore the South Asian cuisine of Devon Avenue on Spice of Life's tour of Little India. During the crawl, you'll try food from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, including a stop at Khan BBQ. The tour also visits the India Book House, where you'll learn more about Indian culture and have the opportunity to receive a temporary henna tattoo. Each tour last three-and-a-half hours. (773-644-1202, spiceoflifetours.com), $75.
As one of the city's most popular neighborhoods, Wicker Park is filled with great restaurants. Sidewalk Food Tours of Chicago guides you through five tastings, from fish tacos at Antique Taco to delicious baked goods from Alliance Bakery. Along the way, you'll learn about some of the area's most notable architecture and get acquainted with its history. Each tour lasts approximately three hours. (855-259-5188, foodtourofchicago.com), $55.