Slideshow SLIDESHOW: The Best Things I Ate at Lollapalooza 2013

[Photographs: Nick Kindelsperger]

Why did I spend so much time checking out the food vendors at Lollapalooza, instead of, you know, checking out one of the hundred or so bands? This Chicago festival actually pulls in a collection of interesting local food options.

Unlike last year, I didn't have anyone to help me with the project, so I had to scale back my goal. Instead of making an attempt to eat at as many of the booths as possible, I decided to only seek out the ones I was truly excited about. Sadly, I wasn't able to test out the pizza from Bar Toma, which was actually the one I wanted to try the most. The restaurant actually lugged a mobile brick oven to the festival, which allowed them to dish out impressive looking Neapolitan pies. But each time I stood in line, the wait for one was in the 45 minute range. Fortunately, there was plenty else to eat.

Check out my favorites bites from Lollapalooza 2013 by clicking through the slideshow.


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