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Customers line up at The Salsa Truck, the first food truck in Chicago to get a license to cook food on board. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago’s First Food Truck To Cook On Board Hits The Streets

Dan Salls put everything on the line to start his food truck business, “The Salsa Truck.” He quit his job, and emptied his wallet.

CBS 2–02/05/2013

Schnitzel King owner Greg Burke says he put his entire life savings into starting his food truck business, but the new city rules governing food trucks make it too difficult to operate, and unfairly protect brick-and-mortar restaurants from competition. (Credit: CBS)

Food Truck Owners Seek To Overturn City’s Parking Restrictions

Food truck owners have filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the city’s restrictions on where they are allowed to operate in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2012

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2 Food Truck Owners Filing Lawuit To Overturn City Ordinance

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.

WBBM Newsradio–11/13/2012

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Aldermen OK Allowing Food Trucks To Cook On Board

The Chicago City Council has overwhelmingly approved an ordinance that expands the operations of food trucks on city streets.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

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City Council Panel OKs Food Truck Plan

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.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

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Hot Food Trucks On Back Burner In Chicago

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.

CBS 2–01/26/2011