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My Kind of Town - Chicago

Saturday, March 2 - Wednesday, March 6, 2019 (5 days)
Bus Trip
Walking Level: Light to Moderate
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Wheelchair Accessible Trip

Frank Sinatra had it right! Join us as we explore the amazing city of Chicago on this early spring trip to the Windy City. We will start off with a delicious pizza party at one of da city's coolest places! Yum yum! We will also spend some time shopping at one of Chicago's premiere malls. If it's on your list, the store exists! (Truly the shopping in Chicago is some of the best in the world!) Besides shopping we will learn how to cook authentic Chicago food by taking a cooking class in the city, because the best way to get to know someplace is to eat the local cuisine. So get ready to 'mangia' at Chicago's Chopping Block's Old School Italian cooking class. We'll make Italian food just like Mamma's, that includes meatballs, marinara, homemade Fettuccine with Alfredo Sauce, delicious garlic bread, and the classic Italian dessert, Tiramisu. We're getting hungry just reading about the menu! This class will allow us to learn how to prepare tomato and cream-based sauces, work with fresh pasta dough (yes, that's right, we'll be making the pasta too!), and rolling meat-a-balls. Yum!

And don't forget to save room for other classic dishes of this city, because a stop in Chicago just wouldn't be complete without enjoying a famous Chicago dawg (hold the ketchup!) or a deep-dish pizza, New York style pizza has got nothing on this slice!

Great food, incredible shopping and amazing sites! My kind of town, Chicago is

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