As food trucks have flourished in other U.S. cities, the mobile food industry in Chicago has been systematically immobilized by legislative opposition, onerous red tape, costly fines, and the pro-restaurant lobby.
The El Ideas chef takes his meatball sandwich truck on the road again after two and a half years of fine dining.
The upscale Indian restaurant, relocated to Andersonville, provides another option for imbibing.
A half dozen restaurants closing ten days into 2012
More notable bites and drinks from 2011
Upcoming food and drink events: the X-marx Camp Out dinner at Hot Chocolate, Matt Maroni’s “off-the-cuff” chef’s tasting menu at MorSo
In this week’s Food & Drink: MorSo, Cocktail Challenge fenugreek, affordable recommended Lincoln Park restaurants
Food Truck Social 2011 suffers from its own success
A national coffee expo, a local food film screening, a Texas barbecue dinner, and more.
Best new restaurants of 2010, Key Ingredient chef’s challenge: geraniums, Saigon Sisters, and more
Foss Family Food Trucks pops up at Gaztro-Wagon on Sun 8/15.
Key provisions of the proposed ordinance governing food trucks, which goes to the City Council and from there to committee today.
As a draft of the proposed food truck ordinance heads to the City Council, one of its architects, chef Matt Maroni, prepares to roll out his mobile Gaztro-Wagon for the first time.
Reviews of new restaurants Gaztro-Wagon, Cumin, and Cookie Bar, plus eight recommended restaurants in Edgewater.
Hold your horses: Chicago’s proposed food-truck legislation still has a long way to go.