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Lollapalooza 2017 Will Feature 34 Food Vendors Including Kuma’s Corner

The music fest returns to Chicago from Aug. 3 through Aug. 6

Chicago’s crowded Grant Park full of Lollapolooza fans at night.
Lollapalooza returns on Aug. 3 through 6 to Grant Park.
Maclay Heriot

Lollapalooza officials unveiled the 34 vendors that will populate “Chow Town”—what the festival calls its food area — in 2017. Due to a last-second lineup change, the number is down one from last year’s 35.

The Lolla lineup doesn’t feature an abundance of metal, but that’s not stopping Chicago’s infamous Kuma’s Corner from serving festival-goers this year at Grant Park. Kuma’s, Chicago’s chain of burger bars that famously blasts metal while serving massive burgers named after rock bands, has reunited with Lolla after a four-year gap.

Music fans clad in ironic basketball jerseys, jean shorts, and flowery headbands will descend on Chicago from Aug. 3 through Aug. 6. This year’s fest is the 26th and features Chicago native Chance the Rapper as a headliner. Maybe Chance will stop by the Harold’s Chicken Shack counter to try some mild sauce; the Chatham native hasn’t been shy about his love for Harold’s. Another notable newcomer is Broken English Taco Pub. The inclusion makes sense as Broken English co-owners, the Stefani family, have extensive Chicago festival catering experience.

Unlike last year when David Chang and Christina Tosi brought Momofuku Milk Bar’s “Crack Pie” to the festival, the 2017 food lineup only features Chicago-area restaurants (save Michigan-based Kilwin’s). Those include Edzo’s Burger Shop, Vietnamese favorite Tank Noodle, and Original Rainbow Cone. Despite being closed since August in University Village due to fire, County BBQ is also a vendor.

Check out Lollapalooza 2017’s full food lineup below.

  1. Bella Bacinos
  2. Billy Goat Tavern
  3. BJ's Market & Bakery
  4. Broken English Taco Pub
  5. Cheesie's Pub & Grub
  6. Chubby Wieners
  7. Connie's Pizza
  8. County BBQ
  9. Dia De Los Tamales
  10. Edzo's Burger Shop
  11. Graham Elliot
  12. Harold's Chicken
  13. Kamehachi
  14. Kuma's Corner
  15. Leghorn Chicken
  16. Lou Malnati's Pizzeria
  17. MAD Social
  18. M Burger
  19. Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro
  20. Pizano's Pizza & Pasta
  21. Pork & Mindy's
  22. Robinson No. 1 Ribs
  23. Sausage Haus
  24. Tallboy Taco
  25. Tank Noodle
  26. The Goddess And Grocer
  27. The Smoke Daddy
  28. Wow Bao Hot Asian Buns
  29. Dark Matter Coffee
  30. Harris Ice
  31. Kilwins Chocolates, Fudge & Ice Cream
  32. Original Rainbow Cone
  33. The Lifeway Kefir Shop
  34. Windsor Ice Cream Shoppe

Smoke Daddy

1804 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622 (773) 772-6656 Visit Website

Cheesie's Pub & Grub

958 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 388-1574 Visit Website

MAD Social

1140 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60607 (312) 243-2097

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

1050 East Higgins Road, , IL 60007 (847) 439-2000 Visit Website


1531 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610 312-664-3663

Tank Noodle

4953 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60640 (773) 878-2253 Visit Website

Dark Matter Coffee

738 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60612 (773) 697-8472 Visit Website

Broken English

, Chicago, IL 60614

Tallboy Taco

620 North State Street, , IL 60654 (312) 488-4917 Visit Website

Dia De Los Tamales

939 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608 (312) 496-3057 Visit Website

Broken English Taco Pub

75 E Lake St, Chicago, IL 60601

Pizano's Pizza & Pasta

864 North State Street, , IL 60610 (312) 751-1766 Visit Website

Leghorn Chicken

600 N LaSalle St, Chicago, IL Visit Website

Rainbow Cone

9233 S Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60643 (773) 238-7075 Visit Website

Kuma's Corner

2900 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 604-8769 Visit Website

Wow Bao

1 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 658-0305 Visit Website

Billy Goat Tavern

1535 West Madison Street, , IL 60607 (312) 733-9132 Visit Website

Pork & Mindy's

1623 North Milwaukee Avenue, , IL 60647 (773) 799-8759 Visit Website

Edzo's Burger Shop

1571 Sherman Avenue, , IL 60201 (847) 864-3396 Visit Website

Graham Elliot Bistro

841 W Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60607 312 888 2258 Visit Website

Grant Park

337 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 742-3918 Visit Website

Connie's Pizza

2373 South Archer Avenue, , IL 60616 (312) 326-3443 Visit Website

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