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Chicago Food Truck Fest Taking Over U.S. Cellular Field Saturday

By Casey Cora | June 6, 2014 8:08am
  Food trucks, live music and more are planned for the summer party outside U.S. Cellular Field.
Chicago Food Truck Fest Taking Over U.S. Cellular Field Saturday
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CHICAGO — Food trucks are headed to the Cell Saturday.

The Chicago Food Truck Fest will bring together some of the city's best mobile restaurants for an afternoon of family-friendly gourmet food sampling outside of U.S. Cellular Field.

"With the laws more favorable for food trucks, we decided to combine this with music and games for the family," said organizer Alec Blackshire.

Already confirmed for the event are Gino's Steaks TruckChicago Pizza BossCheesiesTaquero Fusion and The Fat Shallot. As many as 20 trucks are expected.

Among the musicians slated to perform are blues singer Lori Lewis, the horns-focused 95th St. Band and DJ Lady D. There will also be a magic show.

Admission is $10, which does not include the price of food tickets or beer and wine sales. VIP tickets cost $25 and include early access into the festival, plus two drink tickets and free parking. Tickets are available online.

Kids 12 and under are free.

One dollar from every ticket sold will benefit Feed the Children, a charity that helps hungry Americans secure food through a variety of distribution programs.

The Chicago Food Truck Festival is scheduled to run from noon-9 p.m.

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