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.
On the wages of food trucking—financial and personal—from Phillip Foss
In this week’s Food & Drink: El Ideas, Key Ingredient grass jelly, 12 gastropubs
Philip Foss ditches food trucking for fine dining at El Ideas, his tucked-away BYO supper club
A dish that makes men weak at the knees.
Best new restaurants of 2010, Key Ingredient chef’s challenge: geraniums, Saigon Sisters, and more
What I ate this year that I can’t forget.
Phillip Foss is inviting civilians onboard his food truck, the Meatyballs Mobile.
Phillip Foss, former chef at Lockwood now running the food truck Meatyballs Mobile, has a new shtick: bull’s ball sandwiches, available today outside the Tribune Tower.
Happy Bodega and Simple Sandwich join a growing fleet of food trucks upon which absolutely no cooking will be tolerated.
Former Lockwood chef Phillip Foss launches his food truck, the Meatyballs Mobile
Foss Family Food Trucks pops up at Gaztro-Wagon on Sun 8/15.