Demera Ethiopian Restaurant, which joins the line-up at Taste of Chicago for the first time this year. It joins perennial favorite Iyanze West African in representing Uptown. With the addition of 20 new vendors, there will be a total of 69 restaurants and food trucks taking part this year.
Taste will take place in Grant Park from July 6th through July 10th, and will be open until 9pm each night. According to the press release, "All 69 food vendors will offer signature items, as well as the popular 'Taste Of' portions priced at $2.50 or less." Admission is free; food tickets cost $8.50 for a strip of 12.
A list of all the participating restaurants and food trucks can be found at tasteofchicago.us.
If you'd like to get a taste in advance, Demera is located at 4801 North Broadway and Iyanze is at 4623 North Broadway.