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Taste of Chicago - Five-day Restaurants

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A diverse lineup of restaurants will showcase a variety of dining options to suit every palate. Food and beverage ticket strips will be available for purchase at the festival.

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Below is a list of the five-day restaurant vendors: (subject to change)

Beat Kitchen

2100 W. Belmont Ave.

  • Empanadas (2) (Chicken, Beef, Chorizo, or Veggie)
  • Veggie (Vegan) Burger
  • Tater Tots

Taste of:

  • Empanada (1) (Chicken, Beef, Chorizo, or Veggie)
  • Veggie (Vegan) Burger

Billy Goat Tavern & Grill

1535 W. Madison St.

  • Single Cheeseburger
  • Double Cheeseburger
  • Ribeye Steak Sandwich

Taste of:

  • 1/2 Cheeseburger
  • Potato Chips

BJ's Market & Bakery

8734 S. Stony Island Ave.

  • Mustard-Fried Catfish
  • Peach Cobbler
  • Homemade Potato Chips
  • Bacon Mac n' Cheese

Taste of:

  • Mustard-Fried Catfish
  • Apple Crumble

Bobak Sausage Co.

5275 S. Archer Ave.

  • Maxwell Street Polish Sausage w/ Grilled Onions
  • Bacon on a Stick
  • Stadium Bratwurst

Taste of:

  • Mini Maxwell Street Polish Sausage w/ Grilled Onions
  • Mini Bacon on a Stick

Caffe Gelato

2034 W. Division St.

  • Waffle Cone of Lemon Sorbet (2 scoops)
  • Bacio Gelato (Chocolate Hazelnut) (2 scoops)
  • Blood Orange Sorbet (2 scoops)

Taste of:

  • Lemon Sorbet (1 scoop)
  • Peach Cobbler Gelato (1 scoop)

Carbon Live Fire Mexican Grill

300 W. 26th St.

  • Premium Fire Grilled Steak Taco
  • Tortilla Encrusted Tilapia Taco
  • Tequila-Lime Marinated Grilled Chicken Taco

Taste of:

  • Premium Fire Grilled Steak Taco
  • Tequila-Lime Marinated Grilled Chicken Taco

Chicago's Dog House

816 W. Fullerton Ave.

  • Smoked Alligator Sausage
  • Rattlesnake & Rabbit Sausage
  • The Midway Monster Dog

Taste of:

  • Smoked Alligator Sausage
  • Rattlesnake & Rabbit Sausage

Churro Factory

3755 W. Armitage St.

  • Churros
  • Funnel Cake
  • Frozen Banana

Taste of:

  • Churritos
  • Ice Cream (Strawberry, Vanilla or Chocolate)

Connie’s Pizza

2373 S. Archer Ave.

  • Deep Dish Cheese Pizza Slice
  • Deep Dish Sausage Pizza Slice
  • Meatball Sandwich
  • Whole Frozen Banana

Taste of:

  • Deep Dish Cheese Pizza Slice
  • Meatball Sandwich

Dia De Los Tamales (New)

939 W. 18th St.

  • Slow Roasted Cuban Pork Tamale w/ Warm Cuban Fricase (GF)
  • Spicy Black Bean & Corn Tamale w/ Salsa Roja (Vegan) (GF)
  • Buffalo Chicken Tamale w/ Bleu Cheese, Carrot & Celery
  • Roasted Pepper & Goat Cheese Tamale w/ Red pepper Crema (Vegetarian) (GF)

Taste of:

  • Slow Roasted Cuban Pork Tamale
  • Spicy Black Bean & Corn Tamale (Vegan)

Eli’s Cheesecake Co.

6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr.

  • Original Plain Cheesecake (Strawberries optional)
  • Turtle Cheesecake
  • S'mores Smush (S'mores Cheesecake topped w/ Ice Cream)
  • 35th Birthday Dipper (Frozen Birthday Cheesecake dipped in Chocolate w/ Sprinkles)

Taste of:

  • Original Plain Cheesecake
  • Key Lime Cheesecake

Emerald Isle (NEW)

6686 N. Northwest Hwy.

  • Italian Beef Sandwich
  • Italian Sausage Sandwich
  • Lemon Italian Ice

Taste of:

  • 1/2 Italian Beef Sandwich
  • French Fries

Farmer's Fridge (New)

111 E. Wacker Dr.

  • Avocado Toast
  • Watermelon Gazpacho
  • Kale Caesar Salad

Taste of:

  • Avocado Toast
  • Watermelon Gazpacho

Franco's Ristorante

300 W. 31st St.

  • Italian Ice (Lemon or Watermelon)
  • Sea Salt Caramel Gelato
  • Sea Salt Caramel Gelato & Nutella® Brioche Sandwich

Taste of:

  • Italian Lemon Ice
  • Italian Watermelon Ice

Gold Coast Dogs

225 S. Canal St.

  • Chicago Style Hot Dog or Plain
  • Chicago Style Jumbo Hot Dog
  • Maxwell Street Polish Sausage
  • Chicago Style Fries

Taste of:

  • 1/2 Chicago Style Hot Dog or Plain
  • Pickle on a Stick

Iyanze

4623 N. Broadway St.

  • Jerk Chicken w/ Red Rice & Beans & Plantain
  • Caramelized Spicy Jerk Wings w/ Jollof Rice
  • Vegetarian Spinach & Plantain

Taste of:

  • Jerk Chicken
  • Caramelized Spicy Wings

Kasia's Deli

2101 W. Chicago Ave.

  • Pierogi (Potato, Buffalo Chicken, Kraut, Spinach, or Chedder & Jalapeño)
  • Polish Sausage on a Bun w/ Onion, Kraut, Pickle, and Tomato
  • Chicken Ke-Bob & Curry Rice w/ Vegetables
  • Strawberry & Cheese Blintzes (Filled Crepes) w/ Chocolate Sauce

Taste of:

  • Pierogi (Potato)
  • Potato Pancake w/ Apple Sauce or Sour Cream

La Bomba Restaurant

3221 W. Armitage Ave.

  • Jibarito w/ Arroz con Grandules
  • Pincho (Kabob of Chicken or Pork)
  • Grilled Skirt Steak w/ Onions & White Rice

Taste of:

  • 1/2 Jibarito
  • Alcapurria

La Mexicana (New)

4171 S. Archer Ave.

  • Watermelon Paleta
  • Mango Paleta
  • Lemon-Lime Paleta
  • Strawberry Paleta

Taste of:

  • Watermelon Mini Paleta
  • Strawberry Mini Paleta

Lawrence's Fish & Shrimp

2120 S. Canal St.

  • Popcorn Shrimp
  • Coconut Shrimp
  • Clam Strips

Taste of:

  • Popcorn Shrimp
  • Corn Fritters

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

805 S. State St.

  • Chopped Salad
  • Cheese Pizza Slice
  • Cheese & Sausage Pizza Slice
  • Cheese & Pepperoni Pizza Slice

Taste of:

  • Chopped Salad
  • Bruschetta

Mariano's

Chicagoland Locations

  • Signature Gelato (Vanilla or Chicago Pothole)
  • Lemon Sorbetto
  • Corn on the Cob

Taste of:

  • Signature Gelato (Vanilla or Chicago Pothole)
  • Sliced Watermelon

Miller's Pub (New)

134 S. Wabash Ave.

  • Pulled Pork Sliders w/ Slaw
  • Buffalo Wings
  • Roasted Turkey Leg w/ Optional BBQ Sauce
  • Whole Pickle

Taste of:

  • Pulled Pork Slider
  • Buffalo Wing

Oak Street Beach Café

5700 S. Cicero Ave.

  • Bourbon Chicken Sliders w/ Garlic Potatoes
  • "Slipper" Tail Lobster w/ Garlic Potato
  • Grilled Shrimp on a Skewer (2) w/ Garlic
  • Chicken Nachos w/ Cheese & Jalapeños

Taste of:

  • Bourbon Chicken Slider
  • Garlic Potatoes

O'Briens Restaurant

1528 N. Wells St.

  • Corned Beef Sandwich
  • Celtic Corn on the Cob
  • Sweet Potato Fries
  • 1/4 lb. Angus Beef Burger

Taste of:

  • Corned Beef Sandwich
  • Sweet Potato Fries

Porkchop

941 W. Randolph St.

  • Pulled Pork Sandwich
  • Pulled Chicken Sandwich
  • Rib Tips
  • Baby Back Ribs (3 Bones)

Taste of:

  • Pulled Pork Slider
  • Pulled Chicken Slider

Punky's Pizza & Pasta

2600 S. Wallace St.

  • Eggplant Parmigiana Sandwich
  • Fried Ravioli
  • Italian Sausage Sandwich

Taste of:

  • Eggplant Parmigiana Sandwich
  • Fried Ravioli

Ricobene's on 26th Street

252 W. 26th St.

  • Italian Breaded Steak Sandwich
  • Beef & Sausage Combo Sandwich
  • Boneless Buffalo Chicken Wings

Taste of:

  • Italian Breaded Steak Sandwich
  • Fresh Cut Fries w/ Cheese

Robinson's No. 1 Ribs

225 S. Canal St.

  • Pulled Pork Sandwich
  • Boneless Rib Sandwich
  • BBQ Rib Tips

Taste of:

  • Pulled Pork
  • Hot Links

Star of Siam

11 E. Illinois St.

  • Pad Thai Noodles
  • Pot Stickers (Chicken & Vegetable Dumplings)
  • Grilled Chicken Satay
  • Ice Cream (Coconut, Green Tea, or Mango)

Taste of:

  • Pad Thai Noodles
  • Pot Stickers

The Fudge Pot

1532 N. Wells St.

  • Chocolate Fudge
  • Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry
  • Chocolate-Dipped Oreo
  • Chocolate Frozen Banana

Taste of:

  • Chocolate Fudge
  • Baby Frozen Chocolate-Dipped Banana

Tuscany

1014 W. Taylor St.

  • Toasted Ravioli
  • Sausage Sandwich
  • Meatball Sandwich

Taste of:

  • Toasted Ravioli
  • Meatball Sandwich

Vee-Vee's African Restaurant

6232 N. Broadway St.

  • Sautéed Goat and Plantain
  • Red Beans and Rice w/ Jerk Chicken
  • Jollof Rice w/ Goat Meat

Taste of:

  • Sautéed Goat and Plantain
  • Red Beans and Rice w/ Jerk Chicken

 

 

 

Dates:
July 8-12, 2015

 

 

 

Hours:
July 8-10: 11 am - 9 pm, July 11 & 12: 10 am - 9 pm. Ticket sales end at 8:30 pm.

 

 

 

Location:
Grant Park
Jackson & Columbus
Chicago, IL 60602

 

 

 

Admission:  FREE

Food and beverage tickets are sold in strips of 12 tickets for $8.50 (includes $2.50 charge for Taste amenities).

“Taste Of” portions priced at $2.50 or less.

Food and beverage ticket strips will be available for purchase at the festival.

 

 

 

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