Taste of Chicago

The 33rd Annual Taste of Chicago, July 10-14 in Grant Park, will once again include the popular feature of Pop-Ups, restaurants that "pop up" (get it?) for just a day or two. The Pop-Up restaurants, presented by WTTW11's Check, Please!, include Terzo Piano, Punky's Pizza & Pasta, Pecking Order and more.

New restaurants participating in the Pop-Ups program this year are: Hearty Restaurant, Punky's Pizza & Pasta, Pecking Order, Taco Joint Urban Taqueria & Cantina, Terzo Piano and Kilwin's Chocolates. They will be located on Columbus Drive.

Many new menu items will be available, including a Cilantro Garlic Pulled Pork Sandwich from The Hearty Restaurant, Panades from Garifuna Flava, Elotes from Taco Joint, Mini-Lamb Burgers from Terzo Piano and a Garlic Fried Rice Chicken Bowl from Pecking Order.

Pop-Ups accept the same food tickets as five-day restaurants which are sold on site at six ticket booths in strips of 12 for only $8. Attendees may purchase the tickets in Dominick's locations for only $7 beginning July 1-9; remaining ticket strips sell for $8 when the event opens. For a full list of five-day restaurants, click here.

If you're interested in seeing the Taste's performance lineup close up, tickets are still available for the Petrillo Music Shell's seating pavilion. Seats are $25 each and the concert lineup includes:

  • July 10, 5:30PM: fun. & Delta Spirit
  • July 11, 5:30PM: Robin Thicke & Estelle
  • July 12, 5:30PM: Robert Plant Presents The Sensational Space Shifters & The Lone Bellow
  • July 13, 5:30PM: Jill Scott & Maxi Priest
  • July 14, 4PM: Neon Trees & The Mowgli's

To purchase tickets, click here.

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