June 27-28: Dog Dayz of Summer For one weekend only, Chicago sausage king Doug Sohn is popping up his legendary hot dog joint, Hot Doug’s, at Goose Island Barrel Warehouse. Live music and beer is included.
What to eat: Foie gras dog and duck fat fries
605 N. Sacramento Blvd.
July 8-12: Taste of Chicago A park filled with dozens of vendor booths featuring tasty morsels from popular Chicago restaurants.
July 10-12: Square Roots Music Festival A vibrant mix of local indie rock performers, world musicians, Old Town School of Folk Music teaching artists and students, and festival-inspired food from local food vendors paired with beers from local and regional craft breweries.
August 1-2: Taste of Latin America Eclectic cuisine inspired by Central and South America, cooking demonstrations, art, and music showcasing Latin culture.
What to eat: Milanesa from Cemitas Puebla
Armitage Avenue & Central Park
August 22-23: Chicago Food Truck Social Chicago’s most popular food trucks convene for a two-day soiree filled with cooking demonstrations featuring chef Carlos Gaytan of Mexique, live music, and an oyster shucking competition with local chefs.