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Taste of Chicago 2014 Restaurants, Food Trucks Announced

  Your Taste of Chicago lineup is here. (File photo)
Your Taste of Chicago lineup is here. (File photo)
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CHICAGO — 66 restaurants. 22 newbies. 5 days.

Your Taste of Chicago lineup is here.

From July 9-13, the annual festival will descend on Grant Park for five days of live music, food trucks and restaurant pop-ups. Admission is free, and food and beverage tickets are 12 for $8.50, up 50 cents from last year.

In all, 66 restaurants and food trucks will participate, including 22 newcomers, the mayor's office announced Thursday. Most restaurants will be at the fest every day, but 13 will create special one- and two-day pop-up shops. There will also be 17 food trucks.

New and notable vendors for 2014 include Bridgeport Pasty, Harold's Chicken, Lawrence's Fisheries, M Burger, The Savoy and Big Cheese Poutinerie.

Also new this year is "In the Kitchen with Mariano's," a partnership that will produce cooking demonstrations and a five-day Mariano's restaurant.

Musical performers including Janelle Monae, AWOLNATION, Emmylou Harris and Jeff Tweedy were announced in April.

The full 2014 Taste of Chicago food lineup:

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 St.

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 Ave.

Churro Factory
3755 W. Armitage St.

Connie’s Pizza
2373 S. Archer Ave.

Eli’s Cheesecake
6701 W. Forest Preserve Drive

Franco’s Ristorante
300 W. 31st St.

The Fudge Pot
1532 N. Wells St.

Gold Coast Dogs
225 S. Canal St.

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 St.

Manny’s Coffee Shop (back after 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’Brien's Restaurant
1528 N. Wells St.

Original Rainbow Cone
9233 S. Western Ave.

Pazzo’s Cucina
101 N. Wacker Drive

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.

1014 W. Taylor St.

Vee-Vee’s African Restaurant
6232 N. Broadway St.

Pop-up Restaurants:

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.

700 E. Grand Ave., Navy Pier

NEW – Sol de Mexico
3018 N. Cicero Ave.

NEW – Stan’s Donuts & Coffee
1560 N. Damen Ave.

Taco Joint
158 W. Ontario St.

Food Trucks:

Beavers Coffee & Donuts

Bombay Wraps

NEW - Bridgeport Pasty

The Cheesies Truck

Chicago Cupcake

NEW – Chicago Lunchbox

NEW – Gino’s Steak


NEW – Harold’s Chicken


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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