• The Stew

You want to do business in the city of Chicago? You gotta have a license.

But: What kind of license?

This was the issue of the hour at Friday’s Chicago Food Policy Summit panel on shared-use kitchens, a last-minute addition to the lineup. As such, turnout was not what I predicted; no one seemed to know what room it was in. But the group that did turn out was a good one, and for the most part full of thoughtful suggestions as to what steps could be taken to cut through an impenetrable thicket of contradictory information.