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Taste-of-Chicago.jpgIt looks like even $10 is too much to charge for the Taste. After getting just one bid to privatize Taste of Chicago, Mayor Daley and his staff decided to keep the food festival—along with the other big summer music fests—in the control of the city. "This is called a taste of food," Daley said last month. "We’re not into music. We’re not into anything else. We got into tangents, and the cost kept going up. We’re gonna get it back down and do the Taste of Chicago for food and that’s all." Let's see what happens when the next mayor is elected. [Sun-Times]

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