2014 marks Lollapalooza’s 10th anniversary in Grant Park and a decade-long celebration of Chicago Eats. Lolla’s Long-time culinary ambassador, Graham Elliot brings his epicurean expertise and passion for transforming festival food to bear to present a delectable Chow Town Lineup.
Lolla fans can expect to see long-time favorites like Connie’s Pizza, Graham Elliot, Franks ‘n’ Dawgs, Burrito Beach, Chubby Wieners and Wow Bao’s delicious, hot, Asian Buns.
Notable incoming chefs like Erick Williams of County Barbecue and Jeff Mahin of Stella Barra Pizzeria will be joining the Chow Town crew, creating festival friendly menus for the masses. Also new, The Goddess & Grocer, Cheesie’s for that perfect grilled cheese and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams featuring blissfully unique small batch ice creams.
Fans can take their taste buds on a global tour, from Kamehachi (Japan) to Star of Siam (China), to Sausage Haus (Germany), Tiparos Restaurant (Thailand), Gyro Café (Greece), Dia De los Tamales (Mexico) and Franco’s Ristorante (Italy), and return to Chicagoland for their fill of famous dogs & slices.
Those seeking healthy, fresh, farm to fest fare, will find an expanded farmers market featuring garden-fresh smoothies from Seedling, La Boulangerie, Puffs of Doom, River Valley Kitchens Farmers Table, Rock ‘n Roll Noodle, Yoberri Gourmet and Brunkow Cheese, offering Brazilian Beach Style fried cheese on a stick, guaranteed to become an obsession.
Summer temperatures and all-day dancing call for a variety of refreshing beverages, and this year won’t disappoint. Fans can sip and savor juice from Daily Greens or Peeled Juice Bar, get a caffeine kick from La Columbe Coffee Roasters, beat the mid-afternoon heat with Shade Tree Fresh Lemonade and get their bubbles and floats naturally from Seasons Soda and Gale’s Root Beer.
Kidzapalooza presented by Lifeway Kefir, will offer an oasis of healthy, refreshing treats including their ProBugs no-spill pouches, ProBugs Blast for tweens, and ProBugs Frozen Kefir pushups for all ages.
Lollapalooza happens August 1-3, 2014 in Chicago’s Grant Park.
Lollapalooza 2014 is generously sponsored by: Samsung Galaxy, Red Bull Sound Select, Bud Light, Palladia, BMI, Toyota, Citi, Thorny Rose Wines, f.y.e., Gap & CamelBak.
FestPop Editorial Staff