Here are Taste of Chicago 2011 participating restaurants that start with A-K and this year's food offerings (subject to change) -- restaurants M-Z are here.
TP: "Taste Portion" -- cheaper, mini-bites of restaurant favorites, perfect for "grazing"
3420 W. Grace St.
Roasted Corn on the Cob; Fish and Chips; Irish Egg Rolls
TP: Fries with Irish Curry; Irish Egg Roll
105 E. 47th St.
Caramel Cupcake; Blueberry Muffin; Caramel Pecan Cupcake; Brownie
TP:Butter Cookies; Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
1601 N. Wells
Guacamole and Chips; Pork Tacos; Chicken Tamale; Churros
TP: Cheese Empanada; Churro
1240 W. Randolph St.
Falafel Sandwich with Jerusalem Salad; Chicken Kabob Basket; Beef Shwarma Sandwich; Hummus
TP: Falafel with Hummus; Baklava
2508 W. Devon
Samosa; Chana Masala; Geera (Cumin) Rice; Bhel
TP: Samosa; Bhel
Bacino's Pizza of Lincoln Park
2204 N. Lincoln Ave.
Stuffed Spinach Pizza; Stuffed Sausage Pizza; Thin Crust Cheese Pizza; Thin Crust Sausage Pizza
TP: Stuffed Spinach Pizza; Thin Crust Cheese Pizza
Banana Leaf Restaurant
1948 E. 79th St.
Four Jerk Wings with Rice; Blackened Tilapia with Rice; Jerk Lamp Chop with Rice; Curry Vegetable Stir Fry
TP: Two Jerk Wings; Curry Vegetable Stir Fry
310 S. Clinton
Thin Crust Cheese Pizza; Thin Crust Sausage Pizza; Thin Crust Pepperoni Pizza; Deep Dish Sausage Pizza
TP: Thin Crust Sausage or Pepperoni Pizza; Mostaciolli with Marinara Sauce
Billy Goat Tavern & Grill
1535 W. Madison Ave.
Rib Eye Steak Sandwich; Double Cheeseburger; Single Cheeseburger
TP: 1/2 Cheeseburger; Baked Potato Chips
BJ's Market and Bakery
8734 S. Stony Island Ave.
Mustard-Fried Catfish; BBQ Turkey Tips; Fish Taco; Sweet Potato Chips
TP: Mustard-Fried Catfish; Peach Cobbler
Bobak Sausage Company
5275 S. Archer Ave.
Maxwell Polish Sausage; Beer Bratwurst Sausage; All Natural Chipotle Chicken Sausage; Ultimate Sausage Sampler Platter
TP: Mini Maxwell Street Polish Sausage; Mini Chipotle Chicken Sausage
300 W. 26th St.
Fire-Grilled Steak Taco; Tortilla Encrusted Tilapia Taco; Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast Taco; Sampler Platter (all four tacos)
TP: Fire Grilled Steak Taco; Fire Roasted Veggie Taco
C'est Si Bon!
643 E. 47th St.
Sweet Potato Cheesecake; Collard Green Egg Roll; Cajun Meatballs; Spicy Chicken Wingettes & Sweet Potato Biscuit
TP: Cajun Meatballs; Fresh Fruit Cup
Chicago Sweet Connection Bakery
5569 N. Northwest Hwy.
Atomic Cake; Eclairs; Sweets on a Stick; Parfait Cup, Oreo
TP: Parfait Cup, Oreo; Eclairs
2256 W. Irving Park Rd.
Popcorn Shrimp with Fries; Calamari with Fries; Jumbo Fried Shrimp with Fries; Cheesy Seasoned Fries
TP: Cheesey Seasoned Fries; Firehouse Chili
2214 S. Wolcott Ave.
Churros; Funnel Cake; Ice Cream; Frozen Bananas
TP: Mini Churros; Buñuelo Chips
2373 S. Archer Ave.
Deep Dish Cheese Pizza; Deep Dish Sausage Pizza; Gluten Free Pizza; Frozen Banana
TP: Mini Meatball Sandwich; Slice of Gluten Free Pizza
1059 W. Addison St.
Garlic Fries; BBQ Beef Sandwich; Mac and Cheese Bites; Maine Lobster Roll
TP: Mac and Cheese Bites; White Chicken Chili
Dominick's (Chicagoland Locations)
Red/Green Seedless Grapes; Cherries; Watermelon Slice; Roasted Ultra Sweet Corn on the Cob
TP: 1/2 Watermelon Slice; Pineapple Bites
6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr.
Frozen Chocolate Chip Crunch Dipper; Cookie Crazy Oreo Smoosh with Vanilla Ice Cream; Turtle Cheesecake; Plain Cheesecake (with or without strawberries)
TP: Plain Cheesecake; No-Sugar-Added Chocolate Cheesecake
300 W. 31st St.
Italian Ice Combo; Italian Lemon or Watermelon Ice; Homemade Strawberry Gelato; Homemade Staciatella Gelato
TP: Lemon Italian Ice; Watermelon Italian Ice
The Fudge Pot
1532 N. Wells
Chocolate Dipped Strawberry; Chocolate Dipped Frozen Banana; Combination: Strawberry, Fudge, Banana
TP: Baby Chocolate Frozen Banana; Chocolate Fudge
Garrett Popcorn Shops (Chicagoland and O'Hare Locations)
Popcornsicle; Caramel and Cheese Popcorn Mix; 1/2 lb. Mixed Nuts; Ice Cream
TP: Popcorn Ball; Mixed Nuts Sampler
3968 N. Elston Ave.
Shrimp and Vegetable Tempura; Orange Chicken with Fried Rice; Egg Roll; Crab Rangoon
TP: Pot Stickers; Vegetable Tempura
Harold's Chicken #71
2109 S. Wabash Ave.
Chicken Wings; Chicken Nuggets; Fried Okra; Fries
TP: Fried String Beans; 1 Wing and Fried Okra
33 W. Kinzie St.
Homemade Potato Chips; Fried Dough; Toasted Cheese Ravioli
TP: Toasted Cheese Ravioli; Oatmeal Raisin Cookie
731 W. Maxwell St.
Sweet Potato Fries; Sweet Potato Hashbrowns; Maxwell Street Burger; BBQ Meatballs
TP: Sweet Potato Fries; Sweet Potato Hashbrowns
Home Run Inn Pizza
4254 W. 31st St.
Cheese Pizza; Sausage Pizza; Chicken Wings; Cookie with Ice Cream
TP: Two Wings; Harvest Salad
4623 N. Broadway St.
Rice and Beans with Jerk and Plantain; Jollof and Oxtail; Coconut Rice with Sauteed Beef; Bissap Sorbet
TP: Jerk Chicken; Bissap Sorbet
JR Dessert Bakery
2841 W. Howard St.
Plain Cheesecake (with Fresh Strawberry or Caramel Pecan Sauce); Frozen Chocolate Dipped Cheesecake Bar; Key Lime Pie; Chocolate Molten Lava Cake (with or without Ice Cream)
TP: Plain Cheesecake; Ice Cream with Fresh Strawberry Sauce
2101 W. Chicago Ave.
Pierogi (Potato, Sauerkraut, Beef, Potato Cheddar Jalapeno); Grilled Polish Sausage Sandwich with Sauteed Onions or Sauerkraut; Potato Pancakes with Apple Sauce or Sour Cream; Chicken/Sausage Kabob with Vegetable Rice
TP: Cheese or Strawberry Blintz with Chocolate Topping; Potato Pierogi