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    NEWSLETTERS

    The 35th annual Taste of Chicago kicked off Wednesday in Grant Park. NBC Chicago's LeeAnn Trotter reports. (Published Wednesday, July 8, 2015)

    Friday will mark the third day of the Taste of Chicago in Grant Park.

    Day three of the five-day food and music event will feature a number of vendors both new and traditional.

    The fest runs from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Friday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

    Here's a look at the schedule of events for Friday's festivities:

    • Pop-Up Restaurants: Haire's Gulf Shrimp, Stan's Donuts & Coffee, Old Crow Smokehouse, Burger Bar Chicago
    • Food Trucks: Beavers Coffee + Donuts, Bruges Brothers, Chicago Cupcake, Chicago Lunchbox, Gino's Steaks Truck, Giordano's, Harold's Chicken, Jack's Fork in the Road, Jerk. Modern Jamaican Grill, La Cocinita, Little Tittle's Cupcakes, Starfruit Café, The Fat Shallot, Yum Dum
    • 11 a.m.-7 p.m.  Fashion Focus Chicago Maker Market
    • 11:30 a.m.  In the Kitchen with Mariano's, Rain Truth | The Cultured Vegan
    • 12 p.m. Food For Thought Culinary Podcast, The Dinner Party To Go with Elysabeth Alfano
    • 12 p.m.  The Golden Rule performs at the Bud Light Stage
    • 12:30 p.m.  In the Kitchen with Mariano's, Anastasia Laborde | The Kids' Table
    • 1:30 p.m.  Food For Thought Culinary Podcast, TALKSports with Gary Zabinski, Alpana Singh & Roscoe Fraser
    • 1:30 p.m.  In the Kitchen with Mariano's, Chef Chris Pandel | B. Hospitality Co.
    • 1:20 p.m.  Sam Crossland and the Side Effects perform at the Bud Light Stage
    • 2:30 p.m.  In the Kitchen with Mariano's, Food Network Personality Sunny Anderson appearing courtesy of the Hormel Foods SPAM® brand
    • 2:40 p.m.  Mike Golden & Friends perform at the Bud Light Stage
    • 3 p.m.  Food For Thought Culinary Podcast, The Mike Tomano Show
    • 3:30pm In the Kitchen with Mariano's, George Reisch | Anheuser-Busch Brewmaster & Grant MacPherson | 5 Star Celebrity Chef & Patrick Reisch | Goose Island Beer Co. Brewmaster
    • 4 p.m.  White Mystery performs at the Bud Light Stage
    • 4:30 p.m.  In the Kitchen with Mariano's, Giacomo Marinello | Marinello Tartufi
    • 5:20 p.m.  Tall Walker performs at the Bud Light Stage
    • 5:30 p.m.  Food For Thought Culinary Podcast, Chi-Town Podcast with Colin Kibler and Josh Blair
    • 5:30 p.m.  In the Kitchen with Mariano's, Andrea Dillon and Jr. Chef Kendall Dillon | Bon Manger Catering
    • 5:30 p.m.  The Chieftains, Paddy Moloney & Special Consensus perform at the Petrillo Music Shell, Presented by Bud Light
    • 6:30 p.m.  Pure Leaf Celebrity Chef du Jour tent with Giuseppe Tentori, Chef & Partner, GT Fish & Oyster; Kevin Boehm and Rob Katz, Co-Founders of Boka Restaurant Group
    • 6:40 p.m.  Mike Mains & The Branches perform at the Bud Light Stage

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