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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)   ** Humana Healthier Choice

Abundance Bakery - New

105 E. 47th St.

  • Uncle Villy's Upside Down Caramel Cupcake
  • Butter Cookies (2 Cookies)
  • Brownie

Taste Portions:

  • Uncle Villy's Upside Down Caramel Cupcake
  • Caramel Brownie

Beat Kitchen **

2100 W. Belmont Ave.

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

Taste Portions:

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

Billy Goat Tavern & Grill

1535 W. Madison St.

  • Single Cheeseburger
  • Double Cheeseburger
  • Ribeye Steak Sandwich

Taste Portions:

  • 1/2 Cheeseburger
  • Potato Chips

BJ's Market & Bakery **

8734 S. Stony Island Ave.

  • Mustard-Fried Catfish
  • Bacon Mac N' Cheese
  • Housemade Potato Chips
  • Peach Cobbler

Taste Portions:

  • Mustard-Fried Catfish
  • Peach Cobbler

Bobak Sausage Company

4550 W. Jackson Blvd.

  • Hunter Bacon on a Stick
  • Maxwell Polish Sausage w/Grilled Onions
  • Grilled Seasoned Summer Drumstix

Taste Portions:

  • Mini Hunter Bacon on a Stick
  • Mini Grilled Seasoned Summer Drumstix

Caffe Gelato **

2034 W. Division St.

  • Gelato Cup (2 scoops) (Flavors: Peanut Butter w/Brownie Chunks, Lemon, Blood Orange, or Pineapple)
  • Gelato Waffle Cone (2 scoops) (Flavors: Peanut Butter w/Brownie Chunks, Lemon, Blood Orange, or Pineapple)

Taste Portions:

  • Gelato Cup (1 scoop) (Flavor: Peanut Butter w/Brownie Chunks)
  • Sorbet Cup (1 scoop) (Flavors: Lemon, Blood Orange, or Pineapple)

Chicago's Dog House **

816 W. Fullerton Ave.

  • Smoked Alligator Sausage
  • Rattlesnake & Rabbit Sausage
  • The Original Maxwell St. Polish Sausage

Taste Portions:

  • Smoked Alligator Sausage
  • Rattlesnake & Rabbit Sausage

Churro Factory

2214 S. Wolcott Ave.

  • Churro (1)
  • Funnel Cake (1)
  • Chocolate Covered Banana (1)

Taste Portions:

  • Churritos (4)
  • Ice Cream (Strawberry, Vanilla, or Chocolate)

Connie's Pizza

2373 S. Archer Ave.

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

Taste Portions:

  • Deep Dish Sausage Pizza Slice
  • Meatball Sandwich

Dia De Los Tamales

939 W. 18th St.

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

Taste Portions:

  • Slow Roasted Cuban Pork Tamale w/Cuban Fricase
  • Spicy Black Bean & Corn Tamale w/Salsa Roja (Vegan)

Dinky Donuts, Inc. **

Located at Markets throughout Chicago

  • Dinky Bag w/One Sugar Topping (6 Dinky Donuts) (Flavors: Cinnamon Sugar, Dark Chocolate Sugar, Old Fashioned Sugar Cream Pie, Powdered Sugar, or Ancho Mamma’s Chile )

Taste Portions:

  • "Taste of" Dinky Bag w/One Sugar Topping (2 Dinky Donuts) (Flavors: Cinnamon Sugar, Dark Chocolate Sugar, Old Fashioned Sugar Cream Pie, Powdered Sugar, or Ancho Mamma's Chile)

The Eli's Cheesecake Co.

6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr.

  • Original Plain Cheesecake (w/Strawberries)
  • Turtle Cheesecake
  • Cookie Cheesecake Smoosh made with Oreo® w/Vanilla Ice Cream and Chocolate Sauce
  • Chocolate Chip Crunch Dipper

Taste Portions:

  • Original Plain Cheesecake
  • Key Lime Cheesecake

Farmer's Fridge **

108 N. State St.

  • Chili Lime Watermelon
  • Blueberry Street Corn Salad
  • Avocado Toast

Taste Portions:

  • Chili Lime Watermelon
  • Avocado Toast

Franco's Ristorante **

300 W. 31st St.

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

Taste Portions:

  • Lemon Italian Ice
  • Watermelon Italian Ice

Frannie's Café Inc. - New

623 S. Wabash Ave.

  • Italian Beef Sandwich
  • Italian Sausage Sandwich
  • Italian Ice (Lemonade or Mango)

Taste Portions:

  • 1/2 Italian Beef Sandwich
  • French Fries

The Fudge Pot **

1532 N. Wells St.

  • Fudge Sampler (1 piece each of Chocolate, Chocolate Walnut and Maple)
  • Chocolate Covered Strawberry
  • Frozen S'more Cup

Taste Portions:

  • Fudge (1 piece) (Chocolate, Chocolate Walnut or Maple)
  • Chocolate Covered Oreo

Gold Coast Dogs

225 S. Canal St.

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

Taste Portions:

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

Iyanza **

4623 N. Broadway

  • Jerk Chicken w/Red Rice & Beans & Plantain
  • Caramelized Jerk Wings & Jollof Rice & Plantains
  • Vegetarian Greens & Plantain

Taste Portions:

  • Jerk Chicken
  • Ginger Garlic Wings

 

Kasia's Deli **

2101 W. Chicago Ave.

  • Pierogi (Potato, Buffalo Chicken, Spinach, or Cheddar & Jalapeño)
  • Polish Sausage on a Bun w/Onion, Kraut, Pickle, and Tomato
  • Chicken Ke-Bob & Curry Rice w/Vegetables
  • Green Veggie Crepes w/Fire Roasted Tomato Sauce

Taste Portions:

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

La Bomba Restaurant

3221 W. Armitage Ave.

  • "Jibarito" (Steak Plantain Sandwich) w/Arroz con Gandules
  • Steak and Onions Dinner w/Salad
  • Pork Shish-Kabob
  • Chicken Shish-Kabob

Taste Portions:

  • 1/2 "Jibarito" (Steak Plantain Sandwich)
  • Alcapurria (Banana Dumpling)

La Mexicana **

4171 S. Archer Ave.

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

Taste Portions:

  • Mini Watermelon Paleta
  • Mini Strawberry Paleta

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria **

805 S. State St.

  • Malnati Salad
  • Cheese Pizza
  • Cheese & Sausage Pizza
  • Cheese & Pepperoni Pizza

Taste Portions:

  • Malnati Salad
  • Bruschetta

Miller's Pub

134 S. Wabash Ave.

  • Pulled Pork Sliders (2) w/Slaw
  • Roasted Turkey Leg w/Optional BBQ Sauce
  • Buffalo Wings (4)
  • Whole Pickle

Taste Portions:

  • Pulled Pork Slider
  • Buffalo Wing (1)

Oak Street Beach Café **

5700 S. Cicero Ave.

  • Bourbon Chicken Sliders w/Garlic Potatoes
  • "Slipper" Tail Lobster w/Garlic Potatoes
  • Grilled Garlic Butter Skewered Shrimp w/Garlic Potatoes
  • Loaded Chicken Nachos

Taste Portions:

  • Bourbon Chicken Slider
  • Garlic Potatoes

O'Briens Restaurant & Bar

1528 N. Wells St.

  • Loaded Baked Potato w/Sour Cream, Butter, Bacon & Cheddar Cheese
  • Steak Sliders (2)
  • Sweet Potato Fries
  • Celtic Corn on the Cob

Taste Portions:

  • 1/2 Loaded Baked Potato
  • Sweet Potato Fries

Porkchop

941 W. Randolph St.

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

Taste Portions:

  • Pulled Pork Slider (BBQ slider)
  • Pulled Chicken Slider (BBQ slider)

Punky's Pizza & Pasta

2600 W. Wallace St.

  • Fried Ravioli
  • Eggplant Parmigiana Sandwich
  • Fried Oreos
  • Italian Poorboy

Taste Portions:

  • Fried Ravioli
  • Eggplant Parmigiana Sandwich

Ricobene's on 26th Street

252 W. 26th St.

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

Taste Portions:

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

Robinson's No. 1 Ribs

225 S. Canal St.

  • BBQ Rib Tips
  • Boneless Rib Sandwich
  • Smokehouse Pulled Pork Sandwich
  • Super Polish

Taste Portions:

  • BBQ Rib Tips
  • Hot Link

Star of Siam **

11 E. Illinois St.

  • Pot Stickers
  • Pad Thai Noodles
  • Grilled Chicken Satay

Taste Portions:

  • Pot Stickers
  • Pad Thai Noodles

Texas de Brazil - New

210 E. Illinois St.

  • Brazilian Sausage w/Roll
  • Chicken Wrapped in Bacon w/Roll
  • Garlic Steak w/Roll
  • Combo Platter (1 Sausage, 1 Chicken Wrapped in Bacon, 1 Garlic Steak w/Roll)

Taste Portions:

  • Brazilian Sausage (1 piece)
  • Chicken Wrapped in Bacon (1 piece)

Tuscany

1014 W. Taylor St.

  • Sausage Sandwich
  • Meatball Sandwich
  • Toasted Ravioli

Taste Portions:

  • Sausage Sandwich
  • Toasted Ravioli

Vee-Vee's African Restaurant

6232 N. Broadway

  • Red Beans & Rice w/Jerk Chicken
  • Sauteed Goat w/Jollof Rice
  • Sauteed Goat & Plantain

Taste Portions:

  • Red Beans & Rice w/Jerk Chicken
  • Plantain & Jollof

 

 

 

Dates:
July 6-10, 2016

 

 

 

Hours:
July 6-8: 11 am - 9 pm, July 9 & 10: 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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