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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 1-6 tickets.

Throughout the festival, look the green H for delicious and nutritious Humana Healthier Choice menu items.


Beat Kitchen

2100 W. Belmont Ave.

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

Taste of: 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 of: ½ Cheeseburger; Potato Chips

BJ's Market & Bakery

8734 S. Stony Island Ave.

Mustard-Fried Catfish; Fried Dough; House-made Potato Chips; Peach Cobbler

Taste of: Mustard-Fried Catfish; Peach Cobbler


Caffe Gelato

2034 W. Division St.

Gelato Cup (2 scoops) (Peanut Butter w/ Brownie Chunks or Italian Vanilla w/ Chocolate Chips); Gelato Cone (2 scoops) (Peanut Butter w/ Brownie Chunks or Italian Vanilla w/ Chocolate Chips); Sorbet Cone (2 scoops) (Lemon or Strawberry)

Taste of: Gelato Cup (1 scoop) (Peanut Butter w/ Brownie Chunks or Italian Vanilla w/ Chocolate Chips); Sorbet Cup (1 scoop) (Lemon or Strawberry)

Carbon Live Fire Mexican Grill

300 W. 26th St.

Tequila Lime Marinated Grilled Chicken Taco; Premium Fire Grilled Steak Taco

Taste of: ½ Tequila Lime Marinated Grilled Chicken Taco; Tortilla Encrusted Tilapia Taco


Chicago's Hot Dog

816 W. Fullerton Ave.

Smoked Alligator Sausage; Classic Chicago Style Hot Dog; The Original Maxwell St. Polish Sausage

Taste of: Gator Bites; Mini Chicago Style Hot Dog

Churro Factory

2214 S. Wolcott Ave.

Churro (1); Funnel Cake (1); Churro Sundae

Taste of: 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; Frozen Chocolate Covered Banana; Italian Ice (Watermelon or Lemon)

Taste of: Deep Dish Sausage Pizza Slice; Deep Dish Cheese Pizza Slice

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


Doom Street Eats Now 5 DAYS! - Humana Healthier Choice

Located at Markets Throughout Chicago

Bacon Ranch Mac & Cheese Grilled Cheese; Chipotle Chili Beer Cheese Nachos (Vegetarian); BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders

Taste of: Bacon Ranch Mac & Cheese Grilled Cheese; Spinach Artichoke Quesadilla (Vegetarian) *GF Option Available

Farmer's Fridge - Humana Healthier Choice

108 N. State St.

Avocado Toast; Watermelon; Southwest Salad

Taste of: Avocado Toast; Watermelon


Franco's Ristorante

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

623 S. Wabash Ave.

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

Taste of: ½ Italian Beef Sandwich; Fresh Cut French Fries


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 of: ½ Chicago Style Hot Dog or Plain; Pickle on a Stick

Iyanze - Humana Healthier Choice

4623 N. Broadway

Jerk Chicken w/Red Rice & Beans & Plantain; Vegetarian Greens & Plantain; Jollof Rice & Ginger Garlic Wings; Coconut Rice & Sautéed Goat Meat

Taste of: Jerk Chicken; Banana Hot Bunz & Vanilla Ice Cream


Kasia's Deli - Humana Healthier Choice

2101 W. Chicago Ave.

Pierogi w/Sour Cream (Choice of: Potato, Buffalo Chicken, Cheddar & Jalapeño, or Philly Cheesesteak); Polish Sausage on a Bun w/Onion, Kraut, Pickle, Tomato & Mustard; Chicken & Vegetable Skewer w/Curry Basmati Rice; Potato Pancake (Latke) w/Bacon Bits, Sautéed Onion, Sour Cream & Pickle

Taste of: Potato Pierogi; Cheese or Blueberry Blintz (Crepe) w/Chocolate Sauce & Whipped Cream

La Bomba Restaurant

3221 W. Armitage Ave.

Jibarito Plate w/Puerto Rican Rice; Steak and Onions Plate w/Puerto Rican Rice; Pork Shish-Kabob; Chicken Shish-Kabob

Taste of: Taste of Jibarito; Alcapurria (Banana Dumpling)


La Mexicana - Humana Healthier Choice

4171 S. Archer Ave.

Watermelon Paleta; Mango Paleta; Lemon-Lime Paleta; Strawberry Paleta

Taste of: Mini Watermelon Paleta; Mini Strawberry Paleta

Lawrence's Fish and Shrimp NEW!

2120 S. Canal  St.

Popcorn Shrimp; Coconut Shrimp; Large Shrimp

Taste of: Popcorn Shrimp; Corn Fritters


Lou Malnati's Pizzeria - Humana Healthier Choice

805 S. State St.

Malnati Salad; Cheese Pizza; Cheese & Sausage Pizza; Cheese & Pepperoni Pizza

Taste of: Malnati Salad; Bruschetta

Miller's Pub

134 S. Wabash Ave.

Pulled BBQ Pork Sliders & Coleslaw; Roasted Turkey Leg w/Optional BBQ Sauce

Taste of: BBQ Pork Slider; Whole Jumbo Pickle


Oak Street Beach Café

All Natural Smoked BBQ Brisket Style Turkey Sliders w/Garlic Potatoes; “Slipper” Tail Lobster w/Garlic Potatoes; Grilled Garlic Butter Skewered Shrimp w/Garlic Potatoes; Loaded BBQ Brisket Style Turkey Nachos

Taste of: All Natural Smoked BBQ Brisket Style Turkey Slider (1); Garlic Potatoes

O'Briens Restaurant & Bar - Humana Healthier Choice

45 E. Riverwalk Dr. South

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

Taste of: ½ Corned Beef Sandwich; Sweet Potato Fries


Porkchop - Humana Healthier Choice

941 W. Randolph St.

Pulled Pork Sandwich; Pulled Chicken Sandwich; Mac + Cheese

Taste of: Pulled Pork Slider; Pulled Chicken Slider

Punky's Pizza & Pasta

2600 S. Wallace St.

Fried Ravioli; Eggplant Parmigiana Sandwich; Fried Oreos®

Taste of: 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 of: Italian Breaded Steak Sandwich; Fresh Cut Fries w/Cheese

Robinson's No. 1 Ribs - Humana Healthier Choice

225 S. Canal St.

BBQ Ribs; BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwich; Boneless Rib Sandwich; BBQ Rib Tips

Taste of: BBQ Ribs; Hot Link


Star of Siam - Humana Healthier Choice

11 E. Illinois St.

Pot Stickers (Chicken & Vegetables); Pad Thai Noodles (Vegetarian); Grilled Chicken Satay w/Peanut Sauce n’ Cucumber Salad; Ice Cream (Coconut, Mango, or Green Tea)

Taste of: Pot Stickers; Pad Thai Noodles

Texas de Brazil

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 of: Brazilian Sausage (1 piece); Chicken Wrapped w/Bacon (1 piece)


The Eli's Cheesecake Co.

6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr.

Original Plain Cheesecake (w/Strawberries); Turtle Cheesecake; Cookie Butter Cheesecake Smoosh w/Vanilla Ice Cream; Chocolate Chip Crunch Dipper

Taste of: Original Plain Cheesecake; Lemon Mixed Berry Cheesecake

The Fudge Pot - Humana Healthier Choice

1532 N. Wells St.

Fudge Sampler (1 piece each of Chocolate, Chocolate Walnut, and Maple Walnut); Milk Chocolate Dipped Strawberry; Dark Chocolate Covered Pineapple

Taste of: Fudge (Chocolate Plain, Chocolate Walnut, or Maple Plain); Chocolate Covered Oreo®



1014 W. Taylor St.

Sausage Sandwich; Chicken Vesuvio; Toasted Ravioli

Taste of: Sausage Sandwich; Toasted Ravioli

Ukai Japanese Restuarant NEW! - Humana Healthier Choice

1059 W. Belmont Ave.

Dumpling (Gyza) (Shrimp and Vegetable); Yakisoba Ramen (Noodles w/Chicken and Vegetables); Tempura (Shrimp and Vegetable)

Taste of: Dumpling (Gyza); Yakisoba


Vee-Vee's African Restaurant

6232 N. Broadway

Red Beans & Rice w/Jerk Chicken; Fried Plantain w/Sautéed Goat; Jollof Rice w/Sautéed Goat

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

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