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Sample From 30 Restaurants At Taste Of Andersonville Wednesday

The Taste kicks off at 6 p.m. Wednesday and features two different tracks with 17 tastings.

Rajas y Papas Tacos from Octavio Cantina and Kitchen in Andersonville.
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ANDERSONVILLE — The annual Taste Of Andersonville is back and organizers say this year’s lineup is better than ever.

The Taste kicks off 6 p.m. Wednesday and this year’s restaurant lineup will include two distinctive tracks: a “spoon route” and a “fork route.”

Each route will feature 17 tastings. If patrons want to sample from all of the restaurants, they can purchase “The Works” ticket, which gives access to all of the tastings.

Tickets, which range from $30 to $60, are on sale now.

“We are thrilled to have so many new Andersonville restaurants joining us for Taste this year,” said Laura Austin of the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce.

Hungry residents attending the Taste should sample from Bettie Lou’s, a restaurant debuting this year at the event, and the Swedish American Museum, Austin recommended.

Check out the participating restaurants (and the dishes they are serving) for each route below:

SPOON ROUTE:

Bettie Lou’s | 5633 N. Ashland Ave. | Peppered Steak and Rice Black Cat Kitchen @ Andersonville Farmers Market | 1500 W. Berwyn Ave. | Gringo bowl with black beans, corn, cherry tomato, and cilantro with spicy crema dressing
Colectivo Coffee | 5425 N. Clark St. | Sesame Sweet Potato Bowl
First Slice Pie Café | 5357 N. Ashland Ave. | Cherry Streusel Bites
George’s Ice Cream & Sweets | 5306 N. Clark St. | Two Varieties of Ice Cream including Soy Flavors
KOVAL @ City Olive | 5644 N. Clark St. | Variety of Liquors, Bourbons and Gins
Octavio Cantina & Kitchen | 5310 N. Clark St. | Cochinita Pibil Tacos & Rajas Y Papas Tacos w/ complimentary Mini Margarita
Oda Mediterranean Cuisine | 5657 N. Clark St. | Hummus & Babaganush Cups
Phoenix Bean Tofu @ Andersonville Farmers Market| 1500 W. Berwyn Ave. | Sweet Soy Cookie
Ranalli’s of Andersonville | 1512 W. Berwyn Ave. | Variety of Pizza
Replay Andersonville | 5358 N. Clark St. | Menu TBD
Stone Fox Chicago | 5721 N. Clark St. | Frozen Paloma
Stout @ In Fine Spirits | 5418 N. Clark St. | Bloody Mary Mix
Swedish American Museum | 5211 N. Clark St. | Swedish Meatballs with Mashed Potatoes and Lingonberries; Swedish Herring with Potatoes and Sour cream; Swedish Pancake with Lingonberries
The Coffee Studio | 5628 N. Clark St. | Bourbon Chai and Almond Biscotti
TrueNorth Café | 5507 N. Clark St. | Cucumber Apple Smoothie 
Uvae Kitchen & Wine Bar | 5553 N. Clark St. | Braised Pulled Pork with Mole, Tahini Goat Cheese & Roasted Tomatoes; Breaded Zucchini with Mole

FORK ROUTE:

Andie’s| 5253 N. Clark St. | Menu TBD
Bar Roma Chicago | 5101 N. Clark St. | Tiramisu
Downstate Donuts @ Farmers Market | 1500 W. Berwyn Ave. | Chocolate cherry donut with cherry frosting and almonds
Pecking Order @ Andersonville Farmers Market | 1500 W. Berwyn Ave. | Pork BBQ Rice with Toasted Garlic
FRÍO Gelato | 5152 N. Clark St. | Variety of Gelato
Hutch American Kitchen + Bar | 1477 W. Winnemac Ave. | Pizza Sampler
Jerry’s | 5419 N. Clark St. | Brown Butter Blondie
Konak Pizza & Grill | 5150 N. Clark St. | Bulgur Rice & Chicken Chops
Kopi Café | 5317 N. Clark St. | Cinnamon Raisin Rugelach
KOVAL @ Andersonville Antiques | 5245 N. Clark St. | Variety of Liquors, Bourbons and Gins
Lady Gregory’s | 5260 N. Clark St. | Mac N’ Cheese 
Long Table Pancakes  @ Andersonville Farmers Market | 1500 W. Berwyn Ave. | Pancakes with a Side of Popped Sorghum
Simon’s Tavern | 5210 N. Clark St. | Glögg Sorbet
Svea Restaurant | 5236 N. Clark St. | Swedish Meatball
The Wooden Spoon | 5047 N. Clark St. | Wood Fired Pizza
Thyme with Kristina @ Andersonville Cryotherapy and Athletic Recovery Center | 5052 N. Clark St. | Watermelon with Cherry Belle Radish, Feta, Honeycomb, Spicy Avocado Yogurt & Fresh Mint
Urban Renewal Brewery @ Dearborn Denim | 5202 N Clark | Sampling of Beers

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