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Food Truck Ordinance

Responsible and Realistic Restaurants-On-Wheels: The New Food Truck Ordinance

Joe Moreno | Posted 09.01.2012 | Chicago
Joe Moreno

Chicago's new food truck ordinance has a significant number of reforms, which can seem complex, but were established to ensure public safety, dispel the competitive concerns of established businesses and help the food truck industry grow.

Food Trucks: A New Kind of Criminal?

Amy Le | Posted 09.01.2012 | Chicago
Amy Le

All that I ask from Mayor Emanuel and the city council is to give my fellow food truck owners and me the same opportunity to grow our businesses and contribute to the amazing culinary community in Chicago as my mother had, 34 years ago.

Big Star's Food Truck Failed Inspection, Will It Go Rogue?

Time Out Chicago | Posted 12.06.2011 | Chicago

The truck in Big Star's parking lot isn't supposed to be a tease. The fact that it's been sitting there, idle, for weeks is the result of high hopes: ...

Chicago Food Trucks Legislation In Aldermen's Hands, Though Trucks Still Face Road Blocks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After a protracted struggle by city restaurateurs, Chicago's aldermen now have before them a draft ordinance that would allow food trucks to cook and ...