Argyle & Andersonville Global Food Tour

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ABOUT THIS EVENT
Event Category

Food & Drink

Event Overview

Savor our City of Neighborhoods on a 1.5 mile walk through 2 National Historic Landmark districts:


•  Discover Asia on Argyle, where you'll roll your own Vietnamese summer rolls in Argyle's best hidden gem, then visit Chicago's first banh mi shop for French-Vietnamese street food


•  Stumble upon a forgotten silent film studio where some of the biggest stars launched their careers, before toasting with the Vikings in a haunted speakeasy


•  Taste your way through a Middle Eastern spice bazaar serving the freshest hummus ever


•  Grab a sweet bite at a self-sustaining non-profit that feeds the homeless by feeding the community


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


Check out Chicago Foodways reviews on TripAdvisor!


 


 

What's Provided

12 generous tastings included

What You Can Expect
  • Smaller group tour (12 maximum)
  • Generous tasting portions
  • Adult beverage included (must be 21 or over)
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MORE ABOUT YOUR HOST

Phyllis Petrilli is the owner of Chicago Foodways Tours. She is a long-time neighborhood resident, trained chef and culinary instructor who spent many years managing one of Chicago's busiest gourmet delis.

EXPERIENCE REVIEWS

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    Lavilla C.
    Reviewed on 08/19/18

    I booked the Argyle & Andersonville Global Food Tour for my bestie's bachelorette party and we had a great time. There was a nice mix of food, history and walking around. The tastings were all good, and I think we loved the Vietnamese summer rolls and Glogg slushies the most.

    I booked the Argyle & Andersonville Global Food Tour for my bestie's bachelorette party and we had a great time. There was a nice mix of food, history and walking around. The tastings were all good, and I think we loved the Vietnamese summer rolls and Glogg slushies the most.

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    Kristen K.
    Reviewed on 04/22/18

    Learned a lot on this tour! I did not expect the history and culture of the neighborhoods to be covered as much as the food was, and it was a great blend. Very professional guide and an enjoyable day. Excellent variety of tastings!

    Learned a lot on this tour! I did not expect the history and culture of the neighborhoods to be covered as much as the food was, and it was a great blend. Very professional guide and an enjoyable day. Excellent variety of tastings!

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    Ryan B.
    Reviewed on 08/13/17

    We've lived near the Argyle and Andersonville neighborhoods for a few years and had no idea about some of the gems in our backyard! Phyllis is a fantastic guide who introduced us to restaurants and dishes we would not have found on our own. She pairs the culinary delights with historical context and interesting anecdotes for the locales on the tour. I highly recommend it!

    We've lived near the Argyle and Andersonville neighborhoods for a few years and had no idea about some of the gems in our backyard! Phyllis is a fantastic guide who introduced us to restaurants and dishes we would not have found on our own. She pairs the culinary delights with historical context and interesting anecdotes for the locales on the tour. I highly recommend it!

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    Cory P.
    Reviewed on 07/24/17

    Very informative. We covered a good amount of ground, ate tons of great food, and found several hidden neighborhood gems. I would definitely recommend this tour.

    Very informative. We covered a good amount of ground, ate tons of great food, and found several hidden neighborhood gems. I would definitely recommend this tour.

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    Arianna B.
    Reviewed on 07/23/17

    My sister and I live in Chicago and wanted to entice our mom, a good writer and our sister, a food blogger to visit. I suggested this food tour after seeing it on Dabble. Having taken everyone on a food tour before that was a bust, stakes were high. This tour gave me serious cred! It was AWESOME! Phyllis is lovely, knowledgeable and a wealth of knowledge! We ate delicious global cuisine and learned so much about Chicago history in the process! I would highly recommend this exceptional tour!

    My sister and I live in Chicago and wanted to entice our mom, a good writer and our sister, a food blogger to visit. I suggested this food tour after seeing it on Dabble. Having taken everyone on a food tour before that was a bust, stakes were high. This tour gave me serious cred! It was AWESOME! Phyllis is lovely, knowledgeable and a wealth of knowledge! We ate delicious global cuisine and learned so much about Chicago history in the process! I would highly recommend this exceptional tour!

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