Food Truck Rally TODAY - October 11th
Today Mayor Emanuel and the City of Chicago are hosting a Food Truck Rally at Daley Plaza (Washington and Dearborn) from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m.
The new event will feature eight food trucks and is part of the city’s efforts to support the food truck community. The rally will provide both lunchtime and after work food as well as a designated area for beer and wine, plus musical entertainment. The food trucks include:
- Beavers Coffee & Donuts
- Bridgeport Pasty
- Chicago Cupcake
- Chicago Lunchbox
- The Fat Shallot
- Jerk 312
- The Salsa Truck
Since February, 20 new cook-on-board trucks have hit the streets in Chicago joining the approximately 100 existing mobile food dispensers already operating.
Other October 2013 events that will incorporate food trucks include:
- A two-day shopping event at Millennium Park during Fashion Focus: Chicago’s Fashion Week, October 19–20;
- Franken Plaza, the City’s Halloween celebration on Daley Plaza, October 25–27; and
- Two additional Chicago Artists Month events, including an event in the Pilsen neighborhood on October 19 and the CAM finale at the Chicago Cultural Center on October 31.