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Month: August, 2011

How cool is this?!


Presented by Time Out Chicago

Empty Bottle Presents,

and the West Town Chamber of Commerce

Saturday, August 27th, 2011


on Ashland Avenue between Chicago and Huron

(700-800 N. Ashland; plus the private lot at 700-710 N Ashland)

$5 Suggested Donation


Food Truck Social 2011* is presented by Time Out Chicago, Empty Bottle Presents, and the West Town Chicago Chamber of Commerce. Proceeds benefit the West Town Chamber of Commerce, Wells Community Academy High School, Peabody Elementary School, Erie Family Health Center, and Share Our Strength, a national non-profit that is ending childhood hunger in America.


Participating Food Trucks*:


Southern Mac

Bergstein’s Deli

Haute Sausage


Hummingbird Kitchen

Flirty Cupcakes

Sweet Ride Chicago


5411 Empanadas

Sweet Miss Giving’s



Schedule of chef appearances & demonstrations*:

Noon-2:00pm: Urban Belly, Belly Shack, Bill Kim

2:30pm-4:30pm: Schwa, Michael Carlson

5:00pm-7:00pm: Big Star, Justin Large

7:30pm-9:30pm: Girl and The Goat, Stephanie Izard
Over a dozen of Chicago’s best food trucks will be the stars of this one day event, featuring mobile treats from mac’n’cheese to cupcakes. Some of Chicago’s most prominent chefs, including Stephanie Izard* (Top Chef season 4 winner and chef owner of Girl and The Goat) and Bill Kim* (2008 Chicago Rising Stars Chef Award winner and chef owner of Belly Shack) will be making guest appearances to serve up special treats from a pop-up “food truck.”


Also adding to the experience will be select sponsoring beers and Lulu B wine, hand picked local artist and retail vendors, plus live entertainment booked by the Empty Bottle. A private VIP Party will feature sponsors Spicebox Whisky & Tito’s Vodka.


Empty Bottle Presents Live Music & DJs:

Only Children (DJ set)

Stephen Paul Smoker

Sanctified Gamblers

Ornery Little Darlings

Lawrence Peters Outfit

and more….