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Admission is FREE. Food and beverage tickets are sold on site in strips of 14 tickets for $10 (includes $3 charge for Taste amenities). Smaller "Taste of" portions" are available for 3-6 tickets. Ticket booths accept cash, credit and debit.

 

Arun's Thai Restaurant - New  (Booth 7)

4156 N. Kedzie Ave.

• Mussaman Beef Curry w/Rice
• Marinated Grilled Pork
• Fried Fish Quenelles w/Cucumber Salad

Taste of:

• Mussaman Beef Curry w/Rice
• Marinated Grilled Pork

 

Aunty Joy's Jamaican Kitchen - New  (Booth 28)

1217 W. Devon Ave.

• Jerk Chicken w/Festivals (2) or Bread (2)

Taste of:

• Jerk Chicken w/Festival (1) or Bread (1)

Beat Kitchen (Booth 29)

2100 W. Belmont Ave.

• Empanadas (2) (Chicken, Beef, Chorizo or Veggie)
• Veggie (Vegan) Burger
• Mac 'n Cheese w/Bacon
• Tater Tots

Taste of:

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

 

Billy Goat Tavern (Booth 5)

1535 W. Madison St.

• Single Cheeseburger
• Double Cheeseburger
• Rib Eye Steak Sandwich

Taste of:

• 1/2 Cheeseburger
• Potato Chips

BJ's Market & Bakery (Booth 18)

8734 S. Stony Island Ave.

• Mustard-Fried Catfish
• Chicken & Waffle Cone
• Housemade Potato Chips
• Banana Pudding

Taste of:

• Mustard-Fried Catfish
• Peach Cobbler

 

Buona Beef - Welcome Back  (Booth 42)

613 N. McClurg Ct.

• Buona Italian Beef Sandwich
• Italian Sausage Sandwich
• Meatball Sandwich
• Combo Beef & Sausage Sandwich

Taste of:

• Buona Italian Beef Sandwich
• Meatball Sandwich

Caffe Gelato (Booth 36)

2034 W. Division St.

• Gelato Cup (2 scoops) (Peanut Butter w/Brownie Chunks or Straciatella/Chocolate Chip)
• Gelato Waffle Cone (Peanut Butter w/Brownie Chunks or Straciatella/Chocolate Chip)
• Sorbet Cup (2 scoops) (Lemon or Strawberry)
• Coconut Gelato Cup (2 scoops)

Taste of:

• Gelato Cup (1 scoop) (Peanut Butter w/Brownie Chunks)
• Sorbet Cup (1 scoop) (Lemon or Strawberry)

 

Carbon Live Fire Mexican Grill (Booth 11)

300 W. 26th St.

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

Taste of:

• Tequila-Lime Marinated Grilled Chicken Taco
• Tortilla Encrusted Tilapia Taco

Chicago's Doghouse (Booth 9)

816 W. Fullerton Ave.

• Smoked Alligator Sausage
• Rattlesnake & Rabbit Sausage
• Mini Chicago Style Hot Dog

Taste of:

• Gator Bites
• Snake Bites

 

Churro Factory (Booth 40)

2214 S. Wolcott Ave.

• Churro (1)
• Funnel Cake (1)
• Churro Sundae

Taste of:

• Churritos (4)
• Ice Cream (2 scoops) (Strawberry, Vanilla or Chocolate)

Connie's Pizza (Booth 30)

2373 S. Archer Ave.

• Deep Dish Sausage Pizza Slice
• Deep Dish Cheese Pizza Slice
• Italian Ice (Lemon or Watermelon)
• Frozen Chocolate Banana

Taste of:

• Deep Dish Sausage Pizza Slice
• Deep Dish Cheese Pizza Slice

 

Dia De Los Tamales (Booth 28)

939 W. 18th St.

• Slow Roasted Cuban Pork Tamale w/Cuban Fricase (GF)
• Tropical Chicken Arepa w/Cheese, Spicy Mango Sauce & Avocado (GF)
• Roasted Pepper & Goat Cheese Tamale w/Red Pepper Crema (Vegetarian)
• Spicy Black Bean & Corn Tamale w/Guajillo Salsa (Vegan)

Taste of:

• Slow Roasted Cuban Pork Tamale w/Cuban Fricase
• Mini Tropical Chicken Arepa (GF)

Doom Street Eats (Booth 35)

Available throughout Chicago

• Bacon Ranch Mac & Cheese Grilled Cheese
• Beef Taco Stuffed Avocado
• Bourbon BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders
• Spicy Pickle Fries

Taste of:

• Bacon Ranch Mac & Cheese Grilled Cheese
• Beef & Giardiniera Grilled Cheese

 

Esperanza - New  (Booth 37)

2301 S. Lakeshore Dr.

• Chicken Flautas (3)
• Tortilla Chips & Guacamole
• Elote in a Cup
• Mangonada

Taste of:

• Chicken Flauta (1)
• Elote in a Cup

Franco's Ristorante (Booth 19)

300 W. 31st St.

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

Taste of:

• Lemon Italian Ice
• Watermelon Italian Ice

 

Frannie's Café Inc (Booth 6)

623 S. Wabash Ave.

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

Taste of:

• 1/2 Italian Beef Sandwich
• Fresh Cut French Fries

Garifuna Flava: A Taste of Belize - New  (Pop-up last year) (Booth 1)

2518 W. 63rd St.

• Jerk Chicken w/Rice & Beans & Fried Ripe Plantain (1)
• Panades (4)
• Fried Ripe Plantains (6)

Taste of:

• Jerk Chicken
• Fried Ripe Plantains (3)

 

Gold Coast Dogs (Booth 31)

225 S. Canal St.

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

Taste of:

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

Iyanze (Booth 32)

4623 N. Broadway

• Jerk Chicken w/Red Rice & Beans & Plantain
• Oxtails w/Jollof Rice
• Coconut Rice w/Sautéed Goat
• Vegan/ Vegetarian Spinach & Plantains

Taste of:

• Taste of Jerk
• Puff Puff (Nigerian Donuts)

 

Kasia's Deli (Booth 12)

2101 W. Chicago Ave.

• Pierogi w/Sour Cream (Potato & Cheese, Buffalo Chicken, Cheddar & Jalapeño or Philly Cheesesteak)
• Polish Sausage Sandwich w/Sautéed Onion, Pickle, Tomato & Spicy Sauce
• Potato Pancake (Latke) w/Sour Cream or Applesauce

Taste of:

• Potato & Cheese Pierogi
• Blueberry Blintzes w/Chocolate Sauce & Whipped Cream

La Bomba Restaurant (Booth 10)

3221 W. Armitage Ave.

• Jibarito Plate w/Puerto Rican Rice
• Steak & Onions Plate w/Puerto Rican Rice
• Pork Shish-Kabob
• Chicken Shish-Kabob

Taste of:

• Taste of Jibarito
• Alcapurria (Banana Dumpling)

 

La Mexicana (Booth 4)

4171 S. Archer Ave.

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

Taste of:

• Mini Watermelon Paleta
• Mini Strawberry Paleta

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria (Booth 21)

805 S. State St.

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

Taste of:

• Malnati Salad
• Bruschetta

 

O'Briens Restaurant & Bar (Booth 34)

45 E. Riverwalk South

• Corned Beef Sandwich
• Celtic Corn on the Cob
• Sweet Potato Fries

Taste of:

• 1/2 Corned Beef Sandwich
• Sweet Potato Fries

Original Rainbow Cone - Welcome Back  (Booth 22)

9233 S. Western Ave.

• Original Rainbow Cone
• Cookies & Cream

Taste of:

• Rainbow Taster Cup
• Dream Cup

 

Output Lounge & Sports Bar - New  (Booth 13)

1758 W. Grand Ave.

• Jumbo Wings (5) w/Ranch
• Boneless Chicken Wings (5) w/Ranch

Taste of:

• Jumbo Wings (2)
• Boneless Chicken Wings (2)

Porkchop (Booth 39)

1017 S. Delano Court East

• BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich
• BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwich
• Chipotle Bourbon Ribs
• BBQ Nachos

Taste of:

• Pulled Pork Slider
• Pulled Chicken Slider

 

Premier Rollin BBQ - New  (Booth 33)

Available throughout Chicago

• Pulled Turkey Sliders (2) w/Cole Slaw
• BBQ Jumbo Turkey Leg
• Elote (Corn on the Cob w/Mayonnaise, Lime Juice, Chili Powder and Cheese)

Taste of:

• Pulled Turkey Slider (1)
• Whole Pickle

Ricobene's on 26th Street (Booth 3)

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 (Booth 15)

225 S. Canal St.

• BBQ Rib Tips
• BBQ Ribs
• Boneless Rib Sandwich
• Smokehouse Pulled Chicken

Taste of:

• Rib Tips
• Hot Link

Star of Siam (Booth 20)

11 E. Illinois St.

• Pot Stickers (Chicken & Vegetable Dumplings)
• Grilled Chicken Satay w/Peanut Sauce & Cucumber Salad
• Pad Thai Noodles (Vegetarian Stir Fried Noodles Thai Style)
• Ice Cream (Coconut, Mango or Green Tea)

Taste of:

• Pot Stickers
• Pad Thai Noodles

 

Texas de Brazil (Booth 8)

210 E. Illinois St.

• Brazilian Sausage (3) w/Bun
• Chicken Wrapped w/Bacon (3) w/Bun
• Garlic Steak - Picanha (3) w/Bun
• Combo Platter (One each of Sausage, Chicken Wrapped w/Bacon & Garlic Steak w/Bun)

Taste of:

• Brazilian Sausage (1) w/Bun
• Chicken Wrapped w/Bacon (1) w/Bun

The Eli's Cheesecake Co. (Booth 16)

6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr.

• Original Plain Cheesecake (w/Strawberries)
• Turtle Cheesecake
• Cookie Cheesecake Smoosh made w/Oreo® Topped w/Vanilla Ice Cream & Chocolate Sauce
• Chocolate Chip Crunch Dipper (Frozen Chocolate Chip Cheesecake on a Stick, Dipped in Crunchy Dark Chocolate)

Taste of:

• Original Plain Cheesecake
• Lemon Mixed Berry Cheesecake

 

Tuscany (Booth 17)

1014 W. Taylor St.

• Toasted Ravioli
• Chicken Parmigiana Sandwich
• Beef Sandwich

Taste of:

• Toasted Ravioli
• Sausage Sandwich

Ukai Japanese Restaurant (Booth 2)

1059 W. Belmont Ave.

• Gyoza Pot Sticker (Chicken & Vegetable)
• Yakisoba Noodle w/Chicken & Vegetable
• Tempura (Shrimp & Vegetable)

Taste of:

• Gyoza Pot Sticker
• Yakisoba Noodle

 

Vee-Vee's African Restaurant (Booth 14)

6232 N. Broadway

• Red Beans & Rice w/Jerk Chicken
• Fried Plantains w/Sautéed Goat
• Jollof Rice w/Sautéed Goat

Taste of:
• Red Beans & Rice w/Jerk Chicken
• Red Beans & Rice w/Fried Plantain

Yum Dum - Now all 5 days  (Booth 41)

Available at Markets & Festivals

• Pork Belly Steamed Buns (2)
• Kimchi Cheese Fries

Taste of:

• Mini Pork Belly Steamed Bun
• Kimchi Cheese Fries

   

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