Street food season is finally upon us here in Chicago, where most food trucks hibernated during the arctic winter.
The Chicago Food Truck Fest is coming back for its second run on the South Side — but organizers are bringing a different game plan to the table.
Like many Chicagoans the first thing I do once warm weather hits is to eat, eat, eat!
The City of Chicago’s Small Business Center and the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection announced dates though October when food truck gatherings will be held at both Daley Plaza and Willis Tower between 11 AM and 2 PM.
Pekarik owns Cupcakes for Courage, a mobile cupcake shop that makes stops along the streets of Chicago almost every day. She donates 10 percent of sales to cancer-related charities as a way to honor her sister Kathy, who was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2010 and now is in remission.
he street food called jianbing is ubiquitous in Ye "Red" Yuan's hometown of Tianjin, China. People eat it for breakfast or late at night, after drinking. It's fast, cheap, tasty and elicits little of the analysis or hype that, say, whiskey and doughnuts do these days.
This is just getting ridiculous. Not only have there been noticeably fewer trucks at 600 W. Chicago, but this week someone up and stole not one but both signs marking the designated food truck parking spots.