Through an ordinance passed Wednesday by City Council, food trucks in Chicago will now be allowed to cook on their vehicles. Previously, operators were only allowed to keep prepared food warm on their trucks.
This new ruling could change the landscape of food trucks in Chicago — and not in a good way. Under the ordinance, food trucks must park at least 200 feet away from restaurants and be monitored by a GPS tracking device, now required to be installed.
Read all about it:
- AP: Chicago City Council approves food truck ordinance
- Chicago Tribune: Let the Schnitzel King (and other food trucks) roam free
- Chicago Sun-Times: Food truck operators not thrilled by ordinance to help them
- Chicagoist: Food Truck Ordinance Passes City Council
- ZAGAT: New Food Truck Ordinances Leave Owners Unsatisfied
- Reader: Food truck ordinance passes. Watch out, eloteros: you’re next.
- ChicagoNow’s Chicago Food Snob: Are food trucks dead now that they’re legal?