‘Taste’ 2011 By The Numbers

A look at some of the vendors that sold the most food at this year's Taste of Chicago.

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Taste of Chicago By the Numbers |
Ever wonder how much food Chicago's annual chow fest doles out? The Park District released preliminary 2011 numbers this week.
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Manny's Deli
120,000 |
Turkey legs sold by Manny's Deli. That's the most of any item sold this year.
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Churro Factory
30,000 |
Funnel cakes sold by The Churro Factory at the fest this year.
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57,600 |
Chicken wings sold by Timothy O'Toole's.
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Eli's Cheesecake Facebook
50,000 |
Slices of Eli's Cheesecake served up to hungry Taste patrons.
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AP
30,000 |
Steak tacos sold by Carbon Mexican Grill during the 10-day fest.
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Billy Goat Tavern
20,000 |
Cheeseburgers The Billy Goat Tavern served up.
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NBCChicago.com
Although official numbers aren't in yet, both vendors and park district officials say they noticed a lower turnout than previous years.
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