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Folks gather for the first day of the Taste of Chicago food festival in downtown Chicago, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Taste of Chicago is the nation's premier outdoor food festival showcasing the diversity of Chicago's dining community. The delicious array of food served at Taste of Chicago is complemented by music and exciting activities for the entire family. Every summer since 1980, Chicago's beautiful Grant Park on the city's magnificent lakefront has been home to the world's largest food festival. (DePaul University/Jamie Moncrief)