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

Kāl’ish Short Order Vegan

UU-Kalish About: Run by a husband and wife team, the soon-to-open restaurant plans to sell vegan burgers and fries and aims to launch a full-service dining area, along with a grab-and-go space.
Contact: 1313 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
Blk Diamond Smok’s (Hosted by Uptown Underground)

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.