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.
'Edzo's Burger Shop' on Serious Eats
No matter if you're more excited to see Mumford & Sons or a reunited Nine Inch Nails, this year's Lollapalooza in Chicago's Grant Park also continues the fine tradition of bringing food vendors worth your attention. Here are the ten places I'm most looking forward to trying.
I'm not going to toss all my food writing street cred out the window and tell anyone to get the grilled cheese at Edzo's instead of the burgers. But if you are in the mood for a grilled cheese, Edzo's dishes up a fun and delicious version.
Ever since I was outed as Serious Eats commenter Fart Sandwich earlier this year, I couldn't believe my luck when Ed and the gang asked me to write for the site. It's been just about six months now, and writing for Serious Eats has really given me the opportunity to explore food in the city I love so much.
Over the Fourth of July weekend, three friends and I devoted a day to exploring six burger emporiums around Chicago. It was the third time we've embarked on such a journey, and thanks to some better planning and the injection of good old-fashioned patriotism, it was the best one yet.