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Chicago halting a food trucks spirit

Tweet Today, the Chicago city council is going to approve a food truck ordinance that is less than ideal for a food truck operator. Yes, it will allow them to assemble their menu items fresh and hot which they were … Continue reading

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Food Carts Gaining Taction with Chicago Officials

Tweet In an article written in the Chicago Tribune, city officials seem to be warming up to the idea of licensing food carts to distribute fresh food to the public. Let’s take a look at an excerpt from said article: … Continue reading

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NRA Show Tech Take-over

Tweet Tech Take-over: There is going to be a huge social media presence this year at the Show. From their own NRA Show mobile app for smartphones to navigate the Show to offering the first global trade show-based group buying … Continue reading

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Chicago laws make it nearly impossible to sell tasty food on the go

Tweet The City Council is promising a freer regime but the proposed law still bans entrepreneurs from selling food in most business districts. This is where their customers would be! Help spread the word and take a look at the … Continue reading

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A La Cart vendor threatens to sue city

Tweet Do you think it was fair to charge $30,000 for a food cart? To me this was highway robbery and seemed like the whole A La Cart program was setup to fail. Post your comments and read the entire … Continue reading

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Chicago food trucks face some road blocks

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What types of food would you like from a cart?

Tweet Today we share a few comments and what types of food you would like to see served from a cart: What types of food would you like to see served from food carts? You said: – Fresh fruits and … Continue reading

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Where do you get your favorite hot dog in Chicago?

Tweet I was walking down the street yesterday and brushed passed a 101.9 FM street team asking what your favorite hot dog in Chicago was? So I decided to ask you. Where do you get your favorite hot dog in … Continue reading

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Catering Test Day 1

Tweet Mark today as another step forward closer to opening a food business. Today my family and I rented out the shared kitchen, The Dinner Club in Homer Glen to test out what we plan to be a catering business. … Continue reading

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Food Sanitation Manager Certification Passed

Tweet I realize I have been dark for what seems like a year but has only really been a month. In that time I have completed the ServSafe Food Sanitation Manager Certification class and passed! My certification should be coming … Continue reading

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