22 New Restaurants will Attend the 2014 Taste of Chicago

This morning Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announced 66 restaurants will participate in the 2014 Taste of Chicago. The five day festival takes place July 9-13 in Grant Park, and welcomes 22 new vendors, including several one- and two-day pop-ups, as well as food trucks.

With the 22 newcomers are seven new five-day restaurants, eight new Pop-Ups and seven new food trucks.

"As our culinary reputation has grown on the national stage, the Taste of Chicago continues to reflect the vibrant and diverse restaurant community of Chicago with and new, exciting culinary experiences and long- time favorites, said Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

The new restaurants and food trucks are:

  • The Big Cheese Poutinerie
  • Brasserie by LM
  • Brazilian Bowl Grill
  • Bridgeport Pasty
  • Chicago’s Dog House
  • Chicago Lunchbox
  • Gino’s Steak
  • Harold’s Chicken
  • Ms. Tittle’s Cupcakes
  • Kamehachi
  • Lawrence’s Fisheries
  • M Burger
  • Mama Mia
  • Mariano’s
  • Mayan Sol Latin Grill
  • Restaurant Veneno de Nayarit
  • The Savoy
  • Sol de Mexico
  • SpritzBurger
  • Stan’s Donuts & Coffee
  • Starfruit Cafè
  • Windy City Patty Wagon

 

All vendors will offer signature items, as well as the popular “Taste Of” portions priced at $2.50 or less, allowing guests the opportunity to sample an even greater variety of items. Admission to the Taste of Chicago is FREE, and tickets for food and beverages can be purchased in strips of 12 tickets for $8.50.

 

Five-day Restaurants

  • Abbey Pub & Restaurant - 3420 W. Grace St.
  • Bacino’s of Lincoln Park - 2204 N. Lincoln Ave.
  • Beat Kitchen - 2100 W. Belmont Ave.
  • NEW – The Big Cheese Poutinerie - 3401 N. Clark
  • Billy Goat Inn - 1535 W. Madison St.
  • BJ’s Market & Bakery - 8734 S. Stony Island Ave.
  • Bobak Sausage Co. - 5275 S. Archer Ave.
  • Caffe Gelato - 2034 W. Division St.
  • Carbon Live Fire Mexican Grill - 300 W. 26th St.
  • NEW – Chicago’s Dog House - 816 W. Fullerton
  • Churro Factory - 3755 W. Armitage St.
  • Connie’s Pizza - 2373 S. Archer Ave.
  • Eli’s Cheesecake - 6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr.
  • Franco’s Ristorante - 300 W. 31st St.
  • The Fudge Pot - 1532 N. Wells
  • Gold Coast Dogs - 225 S. Canal St.
  • Iyanze - 4623 N. Broadway St.
  • Kasia’s Deli - 2101 W. Chicago Ave.
  • NEW – Lawrence’s Fisheries - 2120 S. Canal St.
  • Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria - 805 S. State St.
  • NEW – M Burger - 100 W. Randolph
  • Manny’s Coffee Shop (returning after a 2-year hiatus) - 1141 S. Jefferson St.
  • NEW – Mariano’s - Locations throughout Chicago
  • The Noodle Vietnamese - 2336 S. Wentworth Ave.
  • Oak Street Beach Café - 5700 S. Cicero Ave.
  • O’Briens Restaurant - 1528 N. Wells St.
  • Original Rainbow Cone - 9233 S. Western Ave.
  • Pazzo’s Cucina - 101 N. Wacker Dr.
  • Ricobene’s on 26th St. - 252 W. 26th St.
  • Robinson’s No. 1 Ribs - 225 S. Canal St.
  • NEW – The Savoy - 1408 N. Milwaukee Ave.
  • The Smoke Daddy - 1804 W. Division St.
  • NEW – SpritzBurger - 3819 N. Broadway
  • Star of Siam - 11 E. Illinois St.
  • Tuscany - 1014 W. Taylor St.
  • Vee-Vee’s African Restaurant - 6232 N. Broadway St.

 

Pop-up Restaurants – presented by WTTW’s Check, Please!

  • NEW – Brasserie by LM - 800 S. Michigan Ave.
  • NEW – Brazilian Bowl Grill - 3204 N. Broadway
  • Garifuna Flava: A Taste of Belize - 2518 W. 63rd St.
  • Jin Ju - 5203 N. Clark St.
  • NEW – Kamehachi - 1531 N. Wells St.
  • NEW – Mama Mia - 3131 N. Central Ave.
  • NEW – Mayan Sol Latin Grill - 3830 W. Lawrence Ave.
  • Punky’s Pizza and Pasta - 2600 S. Wallace St.
  • NEW – Restaurant Veneno de Nayarit - 1024 N. Ashland Ave.
  • Riva - 700 E. Grand Ave., Navy Pier
  • NEW – Sol de Mexico - 3018 N. Cicero
  • NEW – Stan’s Donuts & Coffee - 1560 N. Damen Ave.
  • Taco Joint - 158 W. Ontario

 

Food Trucks

  • Beavers Coffee & Donuts
  • Bombay Wraps
  • NEW - Bridgeport Pasty
  • The Cheesies Truck
  • Chicago Cupcake
  • NEW – Chicago Lunchbox
  • NEW – Gino’s Steak
  • Giordano’s
  • NEW – Harold’s Chicken
  • Jerk
  • NEW – Ms. Tittle’s Cupcakes
  • Pork Chop
  • NEW – Starfruit Café
  • Taquero Fusion
  • The Fat Shallot
  • The Salsa Truck
  • NEW – Windy City Patty Wagon
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