Chicago August 15, 2017
Chase Down These 9 Mouthwatering Food Trucks In Chicago
Living in the city has its perks, and one of them is being around when the food trucks come out to play! You typically see these tasty-smelling mobile restaurants on the street or at a festival, but with this handy list, you’ll be able to track your favorite food trucks year-round.
Often, the most unique and delicious dishes come from a mobile stand. Check out these nine amazing food trucks in Chicago next time you’re craving something fried or cheesy.
1. Grill Chasers
For flame grilled chicken marinated in bold and unique spices, locals chase this truck for miles. The chefs use flavors like citrus, chili, and peppercorn to create delicious meals, including wraps, skewers, mac and cheese, and french fries.
2. Cupcakes for Courage
Born from a benefit bake sale, the sisters that operate this popular truck put out gourmet cupcakes you won't find anywhere else. Unless of course you find yourself in Elmhurst... then you can visit their brick-and-mortar shop!
This modern Jamaican grill specializes in pork shoulder, brisket, and, of course, delicious jerk chicken. Locals can smell it all cooking from a mile away and come running for a chance at an incredible, ethnic meal. Don't forget to try the sweet plantains, mac and cheese, and rice.
4. Yum Dum Truck
This Asian fusion food truck is owned and operated by a chef who loves to share his passion and culture. Patrons enjoy down home cooking that is fresh and hearty. Menu items include rice balls, dumplings, and baowiches.
5. Beavers Donuts
Often parked at the French Market, you can get gourmet donuts like no other from this amazing truck. Flavors include s'mores, Nutella dream, turtle, and more, plus you can pair it with a coffee or shake.
6. Toasty Cheese
If you love cheese, you simply can't die before checking out this gourmet grilled cheese truck. Sandwiches are made with fresh baked bread, select meats, quality cheeses, and local produce. Operating two trucks and a stand-alone restaurant, you can also get fries, soup, and desserts.
If you're in the mood for sweet and savory, breakfast is your best friend. This incredible truck serves pancakes in a million different ways, as well as bagel sandwiches, tacos, and other astounding creations. Try a burger on a tater tot waffle bun!
8. The Fat Shallot
Serving up all your favorites, this mobile eatery is well-known throughout the city. You'll chase down this truck for its BLTs, grilled cheese, fries, and salads. Of course, no meal is complete without one of the truck's Jumbo Cookies.
9. The Happy Lobster Truck
With a crave-worthy, Cape Cod-inspired menu, this fantastic truck is so popular, it's opening a second mobile restaurant in Austin! It serves up fresh seafood in the form of lobster rolls, fried fish, and other sandwiches.
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