Hot Food Trucks
Dan Salls put everything on the line to start his food truck business, “The Salsa Truck.” He quit his job, and emptied his wallet.
Food truck owners have filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the city’s restrictions on where they are allowed to operate in Chicago.
An attorney for two local food truck owners said they plan to file a lawsuit against the city of Chicago, arguing a new food truck ordinance unfairly restricts where they may operate.
The Chicago City Council has overwhelmingly approved an ordinance that expands the operations of food trucks on city streets.
A City Council panel has signed off on a plan that would legalize food trucks that cook their food on board, over the complaints from both food truck owners and traditional restaurants.
Hot food trucks, where food is prepared in the vehicle and sold on the street, are becoming an increasingly popular option, but an ordinance to allow them on the streets of Chicago has been placed on the back burner.