LAKEVIEW — A dozen local restaurants have prepared their best taco recipes for Lakeview Taco Fest this weekend.
This year’s festival runs 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday along Southport Avenue between Addison and Roscoe streets.
Visitors can try tacos stuffed with a range of meat and vegetarian options. People can text to vote for the festival’s “Best Taco” award.
- Tuco & Blondie, 3358 N. Southport Ave.
- Banges, 3801 S. Kedzie Ave.
- Carnitas Roldan
- Enrique’s Place
- Blue Agave, 579 W. Kinzie St.
- La Cebollita Grill, 2632 W. 71st St.
- Tacos Nietos, 2863 E. 95th St.
- Taqueria la Ciudad, 5005 S. Ashland Ave.
- Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave.
- DS Tequila, 3352 N. Halsted St.
- El Campeon, 5745 W. 35th St., Cicero.
- Tandoor Char, 2652 N. Halsted St., which won last year’s “People’s Choice” award.
The festival will also feature beer-and-taco pairings, two music stages, Mexican wrestling demonstrations, kids’ activities and more.
2 p.m.: Villains Inc.
3:30 p.m.: Don’t Speak
6 p.m.: Breakfast Club
8 p.m.: Too Much Molly Band
2 p.m.: Mariachi Los Viajeros
3:30 p.m.: Rico Band
6 p.m.: Latin Groove Band
8:30 p.m.: Afternoon Delight
1:30 p.m.: Rosie & the Rivets
3 p.m.: Latin Groove Band
5 p.m.: Dancing Queen: An ABBA Salute
7 p.m.: Rod Tuffcurls
1 p.m.: Mariachi Los Viajeros
2:30 p.m.: To The 9’s
4 p.m.: Hello Weekend
5:30 p.m.: Boy Band Review
7:30 p.m.: Supernatural Soul
A $10 donation is suggested to enter the festival. It benefits Friends of Lakeview, a nonprofit organization and partner of the Lakeview Roscoe Village Chamber of Commerce and Special Service Area 27.
More information can be found on the festival’s website.
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