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5-day Eateries

Pop-up Eateries

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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.

V = Menu includes Vegan items
GF = Menu includes Gluten Free items


Arun's Thai Restaurant (GF)

4156 N. Kedzie Ave.

Thai Crab Fried Rice; Tossed Chicken & Mushroom Dumplings (7 pcs); Phad Thai with Big Prawns

Taste of: Phad Thai; Tossed Chicken & Mushroom Dumplings (3 pcs); Fried Wontons

Aunty Joy's Jamaican Kitchen (V)(GF)

1217 W. Devon Ave.

Jerk Chicken with Festival

Taste of: Jerk Chicken; Festival

Beat Kitchen (V)(GF)

2100 W. Belmont Ave.

Empanadas (2); Vegan Sandwich; Mac n Cheese and Bacon

Taste of: Jerk Pork Taco; Empanada (1); Tater Tots

Billy Goat Tavern

1535 W. Madison St.

Single Cheeseburger; Double Cheeseburger; Rib Eye Steak Sandwich

Taste of: Cheeseburger (1/2); Potato Chips

BJ's Market & Bakery (V)(GF)

8734 S. Stony Island Ave.

Mustard Fried Catfish; Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich; House-Made Potato Chips

Taste of: Mustard Fried Catfish; Peach Cobbler

Brazilian Bowl Inc. - New (GF)

3204 N. Broadway St.

Beef Brazilian Bowl; Chicken Brazilian Bowl; Feijoada (National Dish of Brazil)

Taste of: Cheese Empanada; Beef Empanada; Coxinha (Croquette with Chicken)

Buona Beef

613 N. McClurg Ct.

Buona's Italian Beef; Buona's Italian Sausage; Chicken Tenders with Fries

Taste of: Buona's Italian Beef; Buona's Fries

Buscia's Bacon Buns - New

Available at Markets & Festivals

Cheddar Bacon Bun

Taste of: Cheddar Bacon Bun

Caffe Gelato Soiree

2034 W. Division St.

Two Scoop Cup; Two Scoop Cone

Taste of: One Scoop Gelato (Chocolate or Stracciatella); One Scoop Sorbet (Acai, Lemon or Strawberry)

Chicago's Dog House

816 W. Fullerton Ave.

Alligator Sausage; Rattlesnake Rabbit Sausage

Taste of: Mini Chicago Style Hot Dog; Gator Bites; Snake Bites

Churro Factory - Xurro

2214 S. Wolcott Ave.

Funnel Cake; Churro Sundae

Taste of: Churro; Churritos; Ice Cream (Strawberry, Vanilla or Chocolate

Connie's Pizza (V)

2373 S. Archer Ave.

Giant Slice of Sausage Pizza; Giant Slice of Cheese Pizza; Pizzundae

Taste of: Watermelon Ice; Lemon Ice

Doom Street Eats (GF)

Available at Markets & Festivals

Bacon Ranch Mac & Cheese Grilled Cheese; Maple Bacon Donut Grilled Cheese; BLT Chicken Salad Stuffed Avocado

Taste of: Spicy Pickle Fries; Bacon Ranch Mac & Cheese Grilled Cheese; Italian Beef & Giardiniera Grilled Cheese

Esperanza (V)(GF)

2301 S. Lakeshore Dr.

Elote in a Cup; Mangonada; Nachos

Taste of: Elote in a Cup; Nachos

Franco's Ristorante (V)(GF)

300 W. 31st St.

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

Taste of: Lemon Italian Ice; Watermelon Italian Ice

Frannie's Café Inc (V)

623 S. Wabash Ave.

Italian Beef Sandwich; Italian Sausage Sandwich

Taste of: Italian Ice (Lemonade or Mango); Beef and Sausage Combo Sandwich (1/2); Italian Beef Sandwich (1/2); Fresh Cut French Fries

Frönen - Now 5 Days (V)(GF)

Available at Markets & Festivals

Sweet Strawberry Nice Cream; Madagascar Vanilla Nice Cream; Dark Chocolate Nice Cream

Taste of: Chocolate Covered Sweet Strawberry Nice Cream Bar; Chocolate Covered Banana Coconut Nice Cream Bar; Chocolate Covered Chocolate Nice Cream Bar

Garifuna Flava: A Taste of Belize (V)(GF)

2518 W. 63rd St.

Jerk Chicken with Rice & Beans & Ripe Plantain; Panades; Jerk Chicken Tacos

Taste of: Jerk Chicken; Fried Ripe Plantain

Hakka Bakka Indian Kati Rolls - Now 5 Days (GF)

1251 W. Fullerton Ave.

Chicken Tikka Kati Rolls

Taste of: Samosa; Chicken Tikka Drumsticks; Vada Pav; Chicken Tikka Kati Roll

Iyanze (V)(GF)

4623 N. Broadway St.

Jerk Chicken with Red Rice & Beans & Plantains; Jollof Rice with Oxtails; Coconut Rice with Goat Meat

Taste of: Jerk Chicken; Nigerian Donut (Puff Puff); Greens & Plantains

Josephine's Cooking - Now 5 Days

436 E. 79th St.

World Tour Corn; Mexican Corn; Jerk Corn

Taste of: Italian Corn; USA Honey BBQ Corn; Jerk Corn

Kasia's Deli (GF)

2101 W. Chicago Ave.

Pierogi with Sour Cream (Potato & Cheese, Potato Cheddar & Jalapeno, Buffalo Chicken, Sauerkraut or Beef); Polish Sausage Sandwich with Sautéed Onion, Pickle, Tomato, Sauerkraut & Giardiniera; Combo Plate (2 Pierogi, Potato Pancake, Sausage & Sauerkraut)

Taste of: Potato Pancakes (Latkes) w/ Sour Cream or Apple Sauce; Potato & Cheese Pierogi; Blueberry Blintz with Chocolate Sauce & Whipped Cream

La Mexicana (V)(GF)

4171 S. Archer Ave.

Taste of: Watermelon Pop; Strawberry Pop; Mango Pop; Lemon-Lime Pop

Lao Sze Chuan - New (V)

520 N. Michigan Ave.

Five Spice Szechuan Style Chicken

Taste of: Szechuan Cold Noodle Salad

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

805 S. State St.

Cheese Pizza; Cheese & Sausage Pizza; Cheese & Pepperoni Pizza

Taste of: Malnati Salad; Bruschetta

Premier Rollin BBQ

Available for Catering

Roasted Turkey Leg with BBQ Sauce; BBQ Pulled Turkey Sliders with Slaw; Corn on the Cob (Elote)

Taste of: BBQ Pulled Turkey Slider; Cilantro Lime Slaw; Whole Dill Pickle

Rainbow Cone LLC

9233 S. Western Ave.

Original Rainbow Cone; Cookies & Cream

Taste of: Dream Cup; Rainbow Taster Cup


252 W. 26th St.

Italian Breaded Steak Sandwich; Combo Beef and Sausage Sandwich; Boneless Buffalo Chicken Wings

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

Robinson's No. 1 Ribs

225 S. Canal St.

BBQ Rib Tips; BBQ Smoked Pulled Pork; Cajun Fries

Taste of: Mini Boneless Rib Sandwich; Pulled Pork Slider; Hot Links

Seoul Taco - Now 5 Days

738 N. Clark St.

Korean BBQ Bulgogi Tacos; Korean BBQ Spicy Pork Taco

Taste of: Korean BBQ Bulgogi Tacos; Korean BBQ Spicy Pork Taco

Star of Siam (GF)

11 E. Illinois St.

Pot Stickers; Grilled Chicken Satay; Pad Thai Noodles

Taste of: Pad Thai Noodles; Pot Stickers; Ice Cream (Coconut, Mango or Green Tea)

Texas de Brazil (GF)

210 E. Illinois St.

Combo Platter–Sausage (1), Chicken (1) and Garlic Steak (1) with Bun

Taste of: Garlic Steak; Brazilian Sausage; Chicken Wrapped in Bacon; Bun

The Cookie Crate - New

Available at Markets & Festivals

Summertime Pail; Large Bag; Regular Bag

Taste of: Taste Bag; Sample Bag

The Eli's Cheesecake Company (V)

6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr.

Original Plain Cheesecake with Strawberries; Cookie Cheesecake Smoosh Made with Oreo® Topped with Vanilla Ice Cream & Chocolate Sauce; Chocolate Chip Crunch Dipper (Frozen Chocolate Chip Cheesecake on a Stick, Dipped in Crunchy Dark Chocolate)

Taste of: Turtle Cheesecake; Lemon Mixed Berry Cheesecake; Chocolate Vegan Cheesecake

The Slab Bar-B-Que - New

1918 E. 71st St.

Rib Tips; Turkey Legs

Taste of: Hand Cut Fries; Pork Hot Links

Ukai Japanese Restaurant

1059 W. Belmont Ave.

Chicken Gyoza; Shrimp & Vegetable Tempura; Chicken Yakisoba Noodles

Taste of: Chicken Gyoza; Chicken Yakisoba Noodles

Vee-Vee's African Restaurant

6232 N. Broadway

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

Taste of: Jerk Chicken with Red Beans & Rice; Fried Plantain & Jollof Rice

Vienna Beef

2501 N. Damen Ave.

Chicago Style Hot Dog or Plain; Chicago Style Jumbo Dog or Plain; Fries

Taste of: Chicago Style Hot Dog or Plain (1/2); Pickle on a Stick

Yum Dum

Available at Markets & Festivals

Pork Belly Steamed Buns (2); Kimchi Cheese Fries

Taste of: Mini Pork Belly Steamed Bun; Kimchi Cheese Fries Taste Portion

Yvolina's Tamales - New

814 W. 18th St.

Taste of: Vegan Tamale (Kale w/ Multicolor Peppers in Mole or Quinoa with Lentils); Vegetarian Tamale (Poblano Pepper with Cheese or Spinach with Cheese); Chicken Tamale (Red Mole or Green Mole); Rice & Mole; Cauliflower Vegan Ceviche

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