Time Out Chicago Presents a Food Truck Social

By Samantha Abernethy in Food on Aug 19, 2011 7:20PM

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Time Out Chicago has put together a Food Truck Social featuring Chicago's best mobile eateries, along with chefs from some of the best stationary restaurants. The yumminess is noon to 10 p.m. on Aug. 27 at the intersection of Ashland and Chicago Avenues in Noble Square.

The Gaztro-Wagon will morph from food truck to pop-up restaurant. Other participating food trucks include Bergstein's Deli, Flirty Cupcakes, Haute Sausage, Hummingbird Kitchen, La Isla Café, Southern Mac, Starfruit Café, Sweet Miss Giving’s, Sweet Ride Chicago and Tamalespaceship. Soon-to-launch food truck Bridgeport Pasty Company also announced via their twitter feed they'll be at the social.

The Empty Bottle put together the musical entertainment: Only Children will perform a DJ set (hear their Chicagoist mixtape). Other musical acts include Stephen Paul Smoker, Sanctified Gamblers, Ornery Little Darlings and Lawrence Peters Outfit.

As for the rest of the food lineup, Chicago chefs of the stationary variety will show their take on street food: Bill Kim of Urbanbelly and Belly Shack (noon-2 p.m.), Michael Carlson of Schwa (2:30-4:30 p.m.), Justin Large of Big Star (5-7 p.m.) and Stephanie Izard of Girl & the Goat (7:30-9:30 p.m.).

There is a $5 suggested donation for the event. Proceeds benefit the hunger fighting nonprofit Share Our Strength, along with Wells Community High School, Peabody Elementary School and Noble Square Cooperative.