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Chicago Culinary Creations Take The Spotlight With ‘Da Best Fest’

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The people behind the popular Baconfest have created another food festival in Chicago-- one that celebrates Chicago's culinary landscape.

'Da Best Fest' will showcase iconic items like deep dish pizza and the Chicago-style hot dog. But that's not all, you will also be able to find things like jibaritos, chicken vesuvio and even flaming saganaki.

The following is a list of participating restaurants:

676 Restaurant & Bar
Bangers & Lace - Evanston 
Berger Station 
Black Dog Gelato 
Cantina Laredo 
Chicago Chop House 
Cooking Skills Academy 
Four Star Artisan 
Goose Island Brewpub
Harvest
Heritage Restaurant and Caviar Bar
Hermosa
Jim's Original Inc
Labriola Chicago
Le Bouchon
Links Taproom
Mesler Kitchen
Michael Jordan's Steak House
Orso's Restaurant 
Osteria Bigolaro
Phillipe C'est Bon
Pinstripes
Spacca Napoli
Stan's Donuts & Coffee
State and Lake Chicago Tavern
The Broken Barrel Bar
The Duck Inn
The Heritage
The Royal Grocer & Co.
Victory Tap Chicago
World of Whirlpool
XO Marshmallow

'Da Best Fest' will be held at the UIC Dorin Forum on Friday, April 17 from 7 to 10 p.m. General admission tickets are $75. VIP tickets, which get you in an hour earlier, are $130. Tickets can also be bundled with Baconfest the following Saturday.

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