2nd Annual Taste of Uptown: September 27th, 6-9 pm

2017 Taste of Uptown Route:

Meet some of the participating Uptown restaurants:

Emerald City Coffee

uu-ecityAbout: Around for more than 20 years, Emerald City has recently opened its second location in Uptown. Plans call for the coffee shop to be a community hub, a place where people get their morning cuppa joe and feel comfortable hanging out after work.
Contact: 1224 W Wilson | 312-259-2676 | Website

Everybody’s Coffee

uu-ecAbout: Since 2013, Everybody’s Coffee has focused on serving high quality coffee and baked goods in a friendly, community driven atmosphere. With every cup, Everybody’s Coffee celebrates the richness of diversity in this multicultural neighborhood.
Contact: 935 N Wilson| 423-883-6139 | Website

First Sip Cafe

screen-shot-2017-09-23-at-2-55-00-pmAbout: Sample a variety of crafted teas such as lavender and rosemary infused flavors. Paninis will also be available. Be the first to sample the cafe’s offering before they open on Argyle Street!
Contact: 1057 W Argyle | Website

Immm Rice & Beyond

About: Stop by this Thai Restaurant to sample “Kai Loog Kuey” or “Son-in-law Eggs.” A creative Thai twist on hard boiled eggs, this dish is sour, sweet, and salty, the perfect balance that Thai cuisine is all about!
Contact: 4949 N Broadway | 773-293-7378| Website

Kāl’ish Short Order Vegan

Kal'ishAbout: Run by a husband and wife team, this spot is popular for its’ made-from-scratch meat-like protein replacements and a delicious brunch – plus tasty meat-free burgers!
Contact: 1313 N Wilson| Website

Klein’s Bakery

Klein'sAbout: Run by a Buena Park couple and open only for four months, this Venezuelan bakery serves savory & sweet treats, custom cakes, and breakfast treats made from scratch.
Contact: 4155 North Broadway | Website

Longacre Pizza

screen-shot-2017-09-23-at-3-02-26-pmAbout: The newest addition to Wilson Ave’s bustling foodie scene is serving Detroit Style Pizzas! Sample their pies made with dough from scratch and a proprietary blend of Wisconsin Brick & White Cheddar and 4 types of sauces – in a newly-renovated space.
Contact: 1309 N Wilson| Website

Tesfa Ethiopian

tesfaAbout: Founded by Uptown residents, this Uptown restaurant has been open just six months, but is already winning fans for its modern interpretation of classic Ethiopian dishes and insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients. Their large menu also includes many breakfast and vegetarian dishes.
Contact: 4829 N Broadway | 312-662-2141| Website

A Culinary Celebration of Chicago’s Uptown

The 2nd Annual Taste of Uptown is an event that celebrates Uptown’s amazing cultural and culinary diversity. This restaurant crawl will feature small bites and samplings from Uptown eateries. Participants will receive a passport at check-in at Fat Cat Bar (4840 N. Broadway) and stroll from restaurant to restaurant along the Broadway and Wilson corridors enjoying samples at various locations.

Sponsored by: SQN Associates.


Participating businesses:
Tesfa Ethiopian
Fat Cat
My Chocolate Soul (Hosted by Spoil Me Salon)
Demera Ethiopian
Emerald City Coffee
Kāl’ish Short Order Vegan
Longacre Pizza
Everybody’s Coffee (Hosted by First Ascent Uptown)
Provisions Uptown
First Sip Café (Hosted by Aardvark Insurance)
Heritage Outpost
Immm Rice & Beyond
Sol’s on Sheridan
Klein’s Bakery & Cafe (Hosted by Uptown Underground)
Selam Ethiopian Kitchen
Fiesta Mexicana Uptown
The Jerk Stop
The Mukase Restaurant

And don’t miss the after-party at Larry’s at the Lawrence House!

Benefitting Inspiration Corporation, an Uptown organization helping those who are homeless increase their self-sufficiency.