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At Least 12 Food Trucks On Board For Near North Fest Next Month

The Fat Shallot, Beavers Donuts and other trucks will be at the Near North Food Truck Social.

More than a dozen food and pop-up trucks, including one for pet snacks, will be at the Near North Food Truck Social. [Provided]
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CHICAGO — A new food truck event on the Near North Side is coming this August.

The Near North Food Truck Social will have food from more than a dozen food trucks, including Beavers Donuts, the Fat Shallot, Harold’s Chicken and Giordano’s.

The weekend-long event will also feature work from an art pop-up truck, beer and wine, music from a DJ and a food truck with treats for leashed dogs.

Here’s the food truck lineup so far:
• Beavers Donuts
• Carnivale
• Da Lobsta
• Giordano’s
• Harold’s Chicken No. 62
• Izakaya Yume
• La Patrona
• Lawrence’s Fish & Shrimp
• Loop Juice
• Lucy’s
• Pierogi Rig
• The Fat Shallot
• The Happy Lobster

The trucks will sell their regular-sized items, but there will also be a $20 sampler package so attendees can try six sample-sized items from participating trucks. There will be areas for attendees to picnic.

The event is 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 11-12 on Sedgwick between Chicago Avenue and Locust Street. Entry will be a $5 donation.