Chicago: Food Truck Social was NOT a Hipster’s Paradise

By Karen |

I came. I saw. I waited. And waited – for over an hour in some lines. Why? Because I wanted to experience the hottest thing on four wheels: Chicago’s burgeoning food truck scene.

Normally, I’d have to follow a truck’s Twitter feed or Facebook posting to track down the location of these vehicles. This time, TimeOut Chicago convinced some of the city’s most popular mobile eateries to stay put in adjoining vacant lots in the West Town neighborhood. Sweets from Flirty Cupcakes, Sweet Miss Givings and Sweet Ride Chicago were lined up side-by-side with savory delights from gaztro-wagon, Haute Sausage, and Tamale Spaceship. For a modest donation benefiting Share Our Strength, attendees could eat, drink, and be social – all to the beat of live music throughout the day.

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