CHICAGO (CBS) — The air might still have a winter chill in Chicago, but it will feel a bit like spring at Daley Plaza this morning, as the city’s Food Truck Fests will make their debut for the year.
The weekly Food Truck Fests at Daley Plaza kick off at 11 a.m., featuring 5411 Empanadas, Auntie Vee’s, Döner Men, Jack’s Fork In The Road, La Cocinita Food Truck Chicago, Mimi’s Chicago Humble Pie, PIKO TRUCK, Porkchop, The Cajun Connoisseur Food Truck and Catering, The Happy Lobster Truck, and Yum Dum Truck.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Illinois: More Than 3 Million Residents Fully Vaccinated, But Cases And Hospitalizations Still Up Significantly Over Past Month
The food trucks have proven a popular attraction for the downtown lunch crowd, offering a wide variety of local cooks.READ MORE: Preparation Work Begins In Jackson Park Ahead Of Fall Groundbreaking For Obama Presidential Center
The festivals run every week at Daley Plaza through the end of October, usually on Fridays, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For a complete list of dates, click here.
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Participating food trucks are announced on social media using the hashtag #Chifoodtruckfest.