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Chicago Foodways Tours (formerly Chicago Ethnic Food Tours)


Chicago , IL 60640

Chicago Foodways Tours (formerly Chicago Ethnic Food Tours)




Get the true flavor of  two National Historic Landmark neighborhoods as we learn the history, highlight the architecture and TASTE the cuisines of the locals.

  • Browse the markets and murals of the Asia on Argyle shared streetscape
  • Visit Chicago’s first banh mi shop to enjoy French-Vietnamese street food

  • Stumble upon a forgotten silent film studio where some of the biggest stars launched their careers

  • Toast like a Viking in a haunted speakeasy

  • Taste your way through a Middle Eastern spice bazaar.

  • Satisfy your sweet tooth with the pie that nourishes a community

  • Enjoy an intimate tour led by a neighborhood local, who’s also a trained chef and restaurateur

Tours are offered every Saturday and Sunday and must be booked by 9:30am the morning of the tour.  To make your reservation, or for more info, visit us at

Whether you’re new to the area, just visiting, or have lived in the neighborhood forever, we guarantee you will learn something new!

Tours are led by neighborhood resident, Phyllis Petrilli,  a trained chef and culinary instructor.

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