Taste of Chicago unveils 2019 food lineup

More than 80 restaurants will be participating in the 39th Annual Taste of Chicago, the festival announced Thursday.

Taste of Chicago, the world's largest free-admission food festival, will take place July 10 through July 14 in Grant Park.

“As the culinary capital of the world, the Taste of Chicago will give residents and visitors alike the opportunity to sample some of the greatest foods this city has to offer," Mayor Rahm Emanuel said in a statement. "Since its inception, the Taste of Chicago has become a summertime staple and this year’s lineup of world-renowned restaurants, food trucks and pop-ups will be even more vibrant and diverse than ever before."

More than 300 menu items will be available at the five-day festival, including fare from 37 newcomers to the event. They are: 

  • 90 Miles Cuban Café
  • A Place by Damao
  • Bar Takito
  • Barangaroos Aussie Pies
  • Ben's Bar-Be-Cue
  • Big Wang's Chinese Street Food
  • Black Dog Gelato
  • Brazilian Bowl Inc.
  • Buscia's Bacon Buns 
  • Coastline Catering
  • Da Pizza Dude
  • Dmen Tap
  • Dog Haus
  • Egg Rolls Etc.
  • Frönen
  • Gordo's Homemade Ice Cream Bars
  • Hakka Bakka Indian Kati Rolls
  • Jason's Deli
  • Jeannie's Flan Inc.
  • Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams 
  • Josephine's Cooking
  • Jus Sandwiches
  • Kitchen 17
  • Lao Sze Chuan
  • Luella's Gospel Bird
  • Madame VanderKloot's Weiner Emporium
  • Mr. Quiles Mexican Food
  • Ms. Tittle's Cupcakes 
  • Nourish Catering
  • Pink Flamingo (Flamingo Rum Club)
  • Pink Taco
  • Seoul Taco
  • The Cookie Crate
  • The Slab Bar-B-Que
  • Three Legged Tacos
  • Whadda Jerk
  • Yvolina's Tamales