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CHICAGO - Twenty-six new restaurants are coming to Taste of Chicago this year, the mayor's office announced Wednesday.
The summer festival, which runs July 11-15 in Grant Park, will include 73 food vendors in all. Among them are 38 five-day vendors, 22 pop-up restaurants and 13 food trucks. The festival is open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday to Friday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Two fan favorites, Buona Beef and Original Rainbow Cone, are slated to return after a hiatus.
Among the 26 newcomers are:
Arun's Thai Restaurant
Aunty Joy's Jamaican Kitchen
Esperanza's Kitchen Delights
Garifuna Flava: A Taste of Belize
Output Lounge & Sports Bar
Premier Rollin BBQ
Turtle's Bar & Grill
Bee Nana LLC bettyBOT Shop
Chiya Chai Café
Get Off The Couch Catering
Papa Luke's Gravy Balls
So Forking Great
Sun Wah Barbecue Restaurant
Wood Fire Counter
CheSa's Gluten Free Food...
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