This culinary happening, now in its third year and supported by Chicago Alderman Roberto Maldonado, is a gala weekend celebration of all things Central and South American. Eclectic (and exotic) cuisine& live music& arts & crafts& cooking demonstrations and much more are part of this festival's mix that showcases a rich multi-country heritage and Latin culture.
Foodies and non-foodies alike will have the unique opportunity to discover and sample eclectic delights from the Southern Hemisphere. From fish panades and empanadas to Brazilian sausage and fried plantains, visitors have the culinary experience of a lifetime.
2014 Featured Restaurants
Cemitas Puebla: Mexico (3619 W. North Avenue): SERVING chalupas and milanesa (shredded pork with chipotle sauce)
El Veneno de Nayarit: Mexican (1024 N. Ashland)
Juanita's Puerto Rican Cuisine: Puerto Rican (3706 W. Armitage)