Italian Food Tour of Chicago
Chicago's culinary pedigree is, much like Chicago itself, quintessentially American. Upon further investigation however, you'll find that many of Chicago's signature specialties derive from the cuisine of Italy. Italian cuisine is characterized by its simplicity, with many dishes having only four to eight ingredients. Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation. Come join your expert tour guide for a delightful stroll through the history of Italian cuisine via the Chicago sights on the Italian Food Tour of Chicago
Italian Food Tour of Chicago Itinerary
- Pizza Modern pizza evolved from flatbread dishes in Naples, Italy in the 18th or early 19th century
- Cannoli Sicilian pastry desserts. In the Sicilian language cannoli means "little tube
- Coffee Coffee has become an integral part of Italian culture
- Gelato The Italian word for "ice cream", derived from the Latin word gelātus, meaning "frozen"