5 Restaurants Not to Miss This Taste of Chicago
With 69 food vendors at Taste of Chicago, what foods are a must have?
La Bomba Restaurant
-Get the explosive flavor of Puerto Rican cuisine right here!
-Nothing but rave reviews for their alcapurria: a fried potato with the perfect amount of crunch and filled with a sweet meat coated in a finely composed plantain mixture.
-Rated one of Chicago’s best food trucks! A must-have, inventive Asian fusion experience.
-Kimcheesy Rice Balls are always a crowd pleaser! – A kimchi-stuffed arancini that packs a spicy and flavorful punch. Grab a side of sesame noodles to perfectly complement the spice with nutty undertone.
O’Briens Restaurant and Bar
-Grab a classic festival snack from this culinary veteran.
-For a successful Taste of Chicago experience make sure you partake in their Celtic Corn – A grilled husk-on, buttery corn on the cob. Don’t forget about O’Brien’s signature Celtic seasoning too for a blend of peppercorns, lemon zest, garlic, and green onions.
Día De Los Tamales
-Looking for a vegetarian or gluten-free option?
-Their Pepper & Goat Cheese Tamale certainly doesn’t sacrifice taste for health. For a blend of pepper crema infused with rich goat cheese, give this popular dish a shot!
Eli’s Cheesecake Company
-Need a little something to sweeten the palate?
-Baking is an art at Eli’s and their S’mores Smush reveals their delicious creativity – chocolate cheesecake over a bed of graham cracker, united with a fluff of marshmallow, savory vanilla ice cream, and hot fudge.