FULL LIST: 2014 Taste of Chicago restaurants and concerts

TasteofChicago

The Taste of Chicago starts Wednesday and runs through Sunday at Grant Park.

This year’s event offers 64 total restaurants and 16 food trucks.

But all that comes at a new higher price.

Twelve food and drink tickets will cost you $8.50. That’s 50 cents more than last year but admission is still free.

Concerts at the Taste are free to the public, but reserved seating starts at $18.

Petrillo Music Shell Concerts:

July 9 – AWOLNATION and Saints of Valroy
July 10 – Janelle Monáe and Gary Clark Jr.
July 11 – Nickel Creek, Emmylou Harris and Parker Millsap
July 12 – Jeff Tweedy and Lucinda Williams
July 13 – Aloe Blacc and The Wailers

Reserved seating starts at $18 and the lawn is FREE. More information: TasteofChicago.us

Five-day restaurants:

  • Abbey Pub & Restaurant
  • Bacino’s of LIncoln Park
  • Beat Kitchen
  • Billy Goat Inn
  • BJ’s Market & Bakery
  • Bobak Sausage Co.
  • Caffe Gelato
  • Carbon Live Fire Mexican Grill
  • Chicago’s Dog House
  • Churro Factory
  • Connie’s Pizza
  • Eli’s Cheesecake
  • Franco’s Ristorante
  • Gold Coast Dogs
  • Iyanze
  • Kasia’s Deli
  • Lawrence’s Fisheries
  • Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria
  • M Burger
  • Manny’s Coffee Shop
  • Mariano’s
  • Oak Street Beach Cafe
  • O’Brien’s Restaurant
  • Original Rainbow Cone
  • Pazzo’s Cucina Italiana
  • Ricobene’s on 26th St.
  • Robinson’s No. 1 Ribs
  • SpritzBurger
  • Star of Siam
  • The Fudge Pot
  • The Noodle Vietnamese
  • The Savoy
  • The Smoke Daddy
  • Tuscany
  • Vee-Vee’s African Restaurant

Pop-Up Restaurants

Wednesday, July 9 – Jin Ju, Mayal Sol Latin Grill, Brasserie by LM and Restaurant Veneno de Naya
Thursday, July 10 – Jin Ju, Stan’s Donuts & Coffee, Brasserie by LM and Punky’s Pizza and Pasta
Friday, July 11 – Riva, Stan’s Donuts & Coffee, Kamehachi and Punky’s Pizza and Pasta
Saturday, July 12 – Taco Join, Sol de Mexico, Kamehachi, Garifuna Flava: A Taste of Belize

Food Trucks

Wednesday July 9

South Columbus, near the Bud Light Stage: Bridgeport Pasty, Cheesie’s, Gino’s Steaks Truck, Pork Chop, Taquero Fusion, Ms Tittle’s Cupcakes and Windy City Patty Wagon.

Butler Field at the Petrillo Music Shell: Giordano’s, The Fat Shallot and Starfruit Cafe.

Thursday July 10

South Columbus, near the Bud Light Stage: Bridgeport Pasty, Cheesie’s, Chicago Cupcake, Chicago Lunchbox, Gino’s Steaks Truck, Jerk and Windy City Patty Wagon.

Butler Field at the Petrillo Music Shell: Bombay Wraps, The Fat Shallot and Starfruit Cafe.

Friday, July 11

South Columbus, near the Bud Light Stage: Beavers Coffee and Donuts, Bridgeport Pasty, Chicago Lunchbox, Harold’s Chicken, Jerk and The Fat Shallot.

Butler Field at the Petrillo Music Shell: Cheesie’s, Giordano’s, Ms. Tittle’s Cupcakes and Pork Chop.

Saturday July 12

South Columbus, near the Bud Light Stage: Beavers Coffee and Donuts, Bombay Wraps, Chicago Cupcake, Gino’s Steaks Truck, Harold’s Chicken, Pork Chop and Taquero Fushion.

Butler Field at the Petrillo Music Shell: Giordano’s, Jerk, Pork Chop and Starfruit Cafe.

Pure Leaf Celebrity Chef du Jour 3 to 4-course dinners on Buckingham Fountain Plaza

July 9 – Chef Art Smith, TABLE fifty-two and LYFE Kitchen
July 10 – Chef Andrew Zimmerman, Sepia – Fear no Art’s The Dinner Party hosted by Elysabeth Alfano and featuring actor George Wendt and others.
July 11 – Chef Paul Virant, Vie and Perennial Virant
July 12 – Chef Erling Wu-Bower and Chef Amanda Rockman, Nico Osteria
July 13 – Chef Matthias Merges, A10, Billy Sunday and Yusho

Tickets for the dinners are $45 at TasteofChicago.us. The chefs will also give a FREE demonstration at In the Kitchen with Mariano’s pavilion the day of their dinners.

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