Podcast Episode 96: The Business of Food Tours and the Chicago Food Scene


An interview with Shane Kost


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Shane Kost

Shane Kost

In this episode of the Find Dining podcast, we talk to Shane Kost, founder of Food Tour Pros and Chicago Food Planet Tours.  We discuss Chicago-style hot dogs, deep dish pizza, and architecture.
 

  • Meet Shane at the 2014 Food and Travel Expo
  • There are approximately 400-500 food tours operating in the US
  • Food tours come in many flavors and many sizes
  • Do your homework and read reviews
  • Find Food Tour Pros graduates in Europe, Asia, and all across the US
  • Try the original Deep Dish Pizza at Pizzeria Uno or keep it local with Lou Malnati’s
  • While in Chicago, try an Italian beef sandwich and never put ketchup on a Chicago style hot dog
  • Neighborhoods to visit: Gold Coast and Old Town, Lincoln Park, Bucktown and Wicker Park, Chinatown
  • The best time to visit is May-October
  • Taste of Chicago is the largest outdoor food festival in the country
  • Keep your eye on Chicago chefs Stephanie Izard and Mindy Segal

 
 

Food for Thought

Join us for a food tour

Join us for a food tour

 

RELATED: Interview with legendary Chicago chef Grant Achatz

 
 

Out of the Frying Pan Picks:

Food Tour Friends

Food Tour Friends



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