Taste of Chicago is over, but the political drama surrounding it has just begun. The attendance figures for this year are in, but it's still not clear if the downsized festival turned a profit.
Jerry and Bambi Strom hope to bring new meaning to the term coffee break. The couple hopes people will “brake for coffee” when they see Jerry’s MoJo mobile coffee hot spot.
The third annual Food Truck Festival will be held at Brummel Park.
The city may have an aversion to food trucks occasionally, but alas they have been officially allowed into the Taste of Chicago this year. On one condition. They will be available at night during the nightly concerts only
We wanted something that would set us apart from the other vendors,” she said. “People were intrigued, but at first they didn’t know what do with them. I told people to take three, divvy them out to their friends, and let me know what they thought. People had a blast with them, and they took off.
Ten food trucks will be on site cooking up their tastiest, most mouth-watering dishes. Spend the afternoon enjoying some amazing racing and some even more amazing food, while all these crowd-pleasers are in one place.
The Great Food Truck Race is here. Last week, the city approved seven new cook-onboard food trucks to join a growing number of mobile eateries.
There were 16 food trucks that applied to be part of the Taste. The three that did not get picked were either not licensed or not in good standing, said Cindy Gatziolis, spokeswoman for the city's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.
Brown Bag Lunch Truck owner and chef Joaquin Soler is opening a barbecue restaurant in Irving Park this month.
La Colombe’s vintage red truck will roam the park with iced and hot coffee. Other food trucks joining the Chow Town lineup are The Salsa Truck and Hummingbird Kitchen, based out of Evanston.