2014 Taste of Chicago Food Lineup Announced

Annual food and entertainment festival runs July 9 through July 13 in Chicago's Grant Park

Taste of Chicago 2012-36-Taste Gates
Chris Shields

Twenty-two new places to tease your palate are among the restaurants and food trucks scheduled to take part in the 2014 Taste of Chicago.

The annual food and entertainment festival runs July 9 through July 13 in Chicago's Grant Park.

In all, the 66 establishments will include seven new restaurants, eight new pop-ups and seven new food trucks.

Among the biggest newcomers is Mariano's, which will be on site as both a restaurant and as a demonstration area.

Other 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 and Windy City Patty Wagon.

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.

The five-day restaurants include: 

  • Abbey Pub & Restaurant
    3420 W. Grace St.
  • Bacino's of Lincoln Park
    2204 N. Lincoln Ave.
  • Beat Kitchen
    2100 W. Belmont Ave.
  • 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.
  • Lawrence's Fisheries
    2120 S. Canal St.
  • Lou Malnati's Pizzeria
    805 S. State St.
  • M Burger
    100 W. Randolph
  • Manny's Coffee Shop
    1141 S. Jefferson St.
  • 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.
  • The Savoy
    1408 N. Milwaukee Ave.
  • The Smoke Daddy
    1804 W. Division St.
  • 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.

The pop-up restaurants include:

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

The food trucks include:

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

Taste of Chicago hours will be from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

The website is TasteofChicago.us.

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