You didn’t think we’d forget about Black Friday, did you? Starting right now (we couldn’t wait until Friday!), you’ll receive 10% off all gift certificates and tour tickets when you use the code FOODIEFUN. That’s right — all gift certificates and tour tickets are 15% off. Whether you’ve taken a tour before or are a first-timer, this is a great time to try something new. They also make a great gift for the foodie(s) in your life.


Speaking of foodies, we scouted the web and found some other great Black Friday deals in the Chicago area that’ll inspire you to kickstart your holiday shopping.


Tickets to Bon Appetit’s Chicago Gourmet 2014

Sale begins Thursday @ midnight at

According to Chicago Tribune’s Phil Vittel, tickets to Chicago Gourmet — the hugely popular premium food and wine festival sponsored by Bon Appetit magazine — will be discounted on Black Friday. One-day admission tickets are available for $125 (regularly $170), and weekend passes are available for $225 (regularly $275). Supplies are limited. Taxes and fees not included.


Kitchen goodies galore at Macy’s State Street

Sale begins Thursday @ 8PM

40% off juicers! 40% off single-serve coffee brewers! $10 slow cookers! $99 Cuisinart 11-piece cookwear! It’s a savings free-for-all at Macy’s State Street, where you can score some serious deals on everything you need to outfit the perfect kitchen. Get there early for special door busters.


25% off all beer at Whole Foods Market

Sale beings Friday at 8am

From cans to bottles to bombers, save 25% on all beer at Whole Foods Market. Selection includes local beers from Half Acre, Revolution, Off Color, Goose Island, Begyle and more. Cheers!


Come across any foodie-specific Black Friday deals you’d like to share? Post them in the comment box below, or send us a Tweet at @ChiFoodPlanet.


Happy Thanksgiving!



Chicago Food Planet offers a variety of awesome walking food tours in Chicago

Devour all five of the iconic “Chicago-style” dishes from the eateries that perfected them on our most popular downtown tour.

Tour Length3 Hours
Cost$75 Adult | $50 Adolescent | Free Child (6 & Under)
Tour Distance1.4 Miles
NeighborhoodsRiver North & Streeterville

Stroll through Chicago's architectural epicenter then enjoy a light lunch and a dessert treat.

Tour Length2.5 Hours
Cost$65 Adult | $50 Adolescent | Free Child
Tour Distance 1.3 miles
NeighborhoodsChicago Loop
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