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Top Chicago Chefs Cooking in Palmer Square Barbecue

By Paul Biasco | September 17, 2015 6:22am
 Taste Talks will host a barbecue in Palmer Square on Oct. 4.
Taste Talks will host a barbecue in Palmer Square on Oct. 4.
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Taste Talks

LOGAN SQUARE — A foodie festival with some of the top chefs from Chicago and around the country is hosting a barbecue in Palmer Square.

Taste Talks Chicago is back in Chicago for its second year with a packed with culinary stars such as Paul Kahan (Blackbird, Publican, Avec), Matthias Merges (Billy, Yusho), Paul McGee and more.

The barbecue portion of the weekend, dubbed the All-Star BBQ, will be curated by Kahan and April Bloomfield.

Taste Talks is a national series of festivals that's held in Chicago and Brooklyn.

The Palmer Square barbecue is set for Oct. 4 and will include a sampling feast of dishes from more than a dozen chefs.

Tickets to the barbecue are $45. There are two sessions, one at noon and another at 2:30 p.m.

Other weekend events part of Taste Talks include a number of panel talks throughout the weekend as well as a cocktail party at the Virgin Hotel.

Tickets are available at taste-talks.com.

Check out a promo video from last year's event.

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