Today we're taking the Chicago food tasting on the road. Here's a sampling of some popular food trucks, as the City embraces this thriving market. Tweet to see where they are, and ask they come your way!
Credit and thanks to the Chicago Sun-Times for the list!
Pollo Chon tacos — shredded chicken in natural adobo and potato
Flame asada tacos — grilled arrachera steak
The Southern Mac & Cheese Truck
Truffle, white cheddar
Artichoke, spinach with goat cheese and thyme
Smoked bacon, roasted mushrooms, blue cheese
“Cream, Dreamy Chocolate” — a chocolate cupcake topped with a vanilla butter cream frosting.
“Paradise Island” — pineapple rum cupcake with a coconut cream cheese frosting
“Curious George” — Banana chocolate cupcake with a light, salted caramel Italian butter cream frosting
Beavers Coffee & Donuts
“Grandma” donut — honey and graham cracker crumbs
“Turtle” donut — chocolate sauce, caramel sauce and chopped pecans
“Chic-pot-pie” — pastry, chicken breast, peas, carrots, Bechamel, seasoning
“Yooper” — pastry, seasoned beef, onion, potato, rutabaga, garlic, parsley, seasoning
Brown Bag Lunch Truck
Hickory smoked brisket, cherry wood pulled pork, bahn mi chicken taco
“Fire Banger” — breaded and baked tofu, sliced Ste Martaen cheese, grilled jalapenos & onion, tartar sauce
“The Bernstein Shebazzle” — a large flour tortilla filled with scrambled tofu, jalapeno cheese and spinach
Sugar pie café
Peach cobbler, apple twists, Butterfinger blondie bars
Sweet potato cupcake — spiced infused sweet potato cake and cinnamon maple cream cheese frosting
“Whoop It Good” whoopie pie — Belgian dark chocolate cookies and delicate marshmallow frosting Stefano Esposito