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Chicago Celebrates National Italian Beef Day

Chicago, the Birthplace of the Italian Beef Sandwich, Celebrates National Italian Beef Day on Saturday, May 27, 2023, at the Chicago Food Stop, 875 N. Michigan Avenue.

Highlight: Over 500 Al’s Beef Italian Beef Sandwiches will be given away , free: 11:30 to 2 p.m., while supplies last. Other programming includes:

• 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. – A live DJ will spin tunes as local businesses featured in the food stop offer sampling and product demonstrations, including the highly anticipated debut of Here Here Market’s special “The Bear Box,” a nod to TV and film production in Chicago.

• 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. – Join us for an engaging session with acclaimed Chicago authors Monica Eng and David Hammond, as they discuss their newly published book, “Made in Chicago: Stories Behind 30 Great Hometown Bites,” which explores the unique local discoveries found across Chicago’s 77 vibrant neighborhoods. Livestreamed via 77 Flavors of Chicago’s YouTube page.

• 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. – Don’t miss “Where’s The Beef,” a special comedy showcase presented by 77 Flavors of Chicago, as part of the Chicago Food Stop’s monthly entertainment lineup.Livestream via :


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