5 Things To Know This AM — May 21 2012

Color is the name of the game in summer shoes, and this roundup is giving us a serious shopping bug. (Hel Del Chic)
The city forces aspiring food festival vendors to go through this intense class. Who knew so much went into hawking hot dogs? (Timeout Chicago)
For those of you who escaped the city to avoid NATO (jealous!), keep up (or catch up) with the insanity on the live blog. (Chicago Tribune)
In today's edition of In Case You Missed It: pics from the beach weekend packing party with Juicy Couture and Chi City Fashion. (Social Life Chicago)
Chicago spots cleaned house in nominations for this spirits award, proving that Chicagoans can out-drink pretty much everyone. (Chicagoist)

Photo: Via Hel Del Chic

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