The Taste of Chicago will take over Grant Park again this summer, and Mayor Rahm Emanuel has revealed the restaurants that will be participating in the event.
According to a press release from the city, 26 new restaurants will have food at the event, an increase of over 50 percent.
A total of 73 vendors will participate in the event, including 38 five-day vendors, 22 pop-up restaurants, and 13 food trucks, according to the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.
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Here is a list of the new restaurants that will be participating in the event:
Arun’s Thai Restaurant
Aunty Joy’s Jamaican Kitchen
Bee Nana LLC
Chiya Chai Café
Esperanza’s Kitchen Delights
Garifuna Flava: A Taste of Belize
Get Off the Couch Catering
Output Lounge & Sports Bar
Papa Luke’s Gravy Balls
Premier Rollin BBQ
So Forking Great
Sun Wah Barbecue Restaurant
Turtle’s Bar & Grill
Wood Fire Counter
A pair of restaurants will be returning after absences in previous years, including Buona Beef and Original Rainbow Cone. You can get the full list of participating eateries from the City of Chicago on its website.