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Chicago: Food Entrepreneurs Grow Sweet on Emanuel

Many hope for better rules on food trucks, carts and other small businesses

Chicago: Food Trucks United

Chicago changing laws, might create new city dining experience

Chicago: Food Truck Summit Raised Awareness (video)

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel said on March 1 he would favor changing the Mobile Food Dispenser Law that prevents food trucks from cooking onsite and handling food onboard their vehicles.

Chicago: Food Trucks Get Tentative OK from Rahm Emanuel

As part of that focus, Mr. Emanuel has tentatively outlined a plan to fully legalize food trucks in Chicago.

Restaurants Set Up Shops on Wheels to Speed Up Business

Under current law, food trucks can only sell their customers pre-packaged food, but a proposed ordinance, sponsored by Ald. Scott Waguespack of the 32nd Ward, seeks to allow vendors to prepare their product inside their trucks, as long as they abide by specific health standards.

Chicago: Mobile Food Ordinance Faces Spring Obstacles

The food truck scene in Chicago, relatively in the newbie stage compared to other American cities, is awaiting city council approval of a “Mobile Food Facilities” ordinance.

Traveling Burrito and Tamale Spaceship Land in Chicago

We sure hope Rahm Emanuel legalizes food trucks after he is sworn in because every time we turn around there is another addition to the fleet.

Rahm Will Support a City Ordinance to Expand Licensing for Food Trucks

By expanding the variety and number of food trucks, Chicago can promote a new industry that creates good jobs and expands access to fresh food.

Chicago: Rahm Would OK Mobile Food Trucks that Restaurants Oppose

“I actually lean towards allowing” rolling restaurants, Emanuel said.

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