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The Infatuation's "EEEEEATSCON" food festival is headed to Chicago

Lashaunta Moore

Chicagoans can prepare for an August weekend full of delicious food and music.
Photo byCourtesy of The Infatuation

A new festival experience is coming to the Windy City that compliments its delicious food and summertime vibe. EEEEEATSCON is a two-day food event built in the spirit of a music festival but with restaurants as the headliners. Chicagoans and the city's many visitors and tourists can participate in the fun on August 19 & 20 from 12:00 - 6:00 pm CT at The Salt Shed.

Presented by Chase Sapphire, The Infatuation's EEEEEATSCON is an award-winning food festival highly praised for its ability to connect with communities and provide great food and entertainment. It includes diverse local restaurants and imports from across the country.

Those in attendance for the first EEEEEATSCON in Chicago can expect to buy tasty bites from Buona, 3 Little Pigs, Obelix, 7th Street Burger (New York City), Taco Mafia (Austin, TX), Micklethwait Craft Meats (Austin, TX), Khmai Cambodian, Dark Matter Coffee, Dr. Bird's, The Rainbow Cone, Dove's Luncheonette, Taqueria Chingon, and Professor Pizza, and more.

There will also be live music performances throughout the day, and panels from industry pioneers like Grammy award-nominated artist Saweetie and Girls Gotta Eat Podcast hosts Rayna Greenberg and Ashley Hesseltine.

Since 2017, The Infatuation's EEEEEATSCON has provided the utmost food festival experience in cities like Los Angeles and New York City. Hundreds of attendees leave the event with full stomachs and satisfied smiles.

Paul Needham, CEO and Head of The Infatuation, believes bringing the festival to Chicago "is an exciting way to ensure a wider audience can feel the impact and fun that has defined the EEEEEATSCON experience."

Chase Sapphire Reserve card members will have special perks, including a complimentary beverage, entertainment, and access to the members-only lounge. Tickets are on sale now.

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