Thanks so much for all of the help you've given me; I have another question and I hope it is not out of place on this board.
Has anyone ever heard of the Chicago Food Planet tour?
While I'm in Chicago, I definitely want to explore some of the ethnic neighborhoods (and sample some of their native foods). I've heard of Evelyn Thompson (Ethnic Grocery tours), and I'm trying to arrange a tour with her, but should that not work out (and something doesn't seem right - I dialed the phone number on her web site and there isn't even a message indicating that this is the correct number ), I'm looking into other options. Of course, I only want to make arrangements through reputable companies.......Are there any other food/neighborhood tours that you can recommend?