Pekarik owns Cupcakes for Courage, a mobile cupcake shop that makes stops along the streets of Chicago almost every day. She donates 10 percent of sales to cancer-related charities as a way to honor her sister Kathy, who was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2010 and now is in remission.
Each food truck offers vegetarian options as well as gluten-free options (note: for those sensitive to gluten, food is prepared in equipment that is also used to prepare items containing gluten).
Aug 28 2014 | Posted in Business Operations
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he street food called jianbing is ubiquitous in Ye “Red” Yuan’s hometown of Tianjin, China. People eat it for breakfast or late at night, after drinking. It’s fast, cheap, tasty and elicits little of the analysis or hype that, say, whiskey and doughnuts do these days.
Farm fresh food is in demand, and two local food trucks are putting it on wheels.
This is just getting ridiculous. Not only have there been noticeably fewer trucks at 600 W. Chicago, but this week someone up and stole not one but both signs marking the designated food truck parking spots.
Food trucks from the Chicago area are firing up the griddles and putting their trucks in gear, bound for Winnetka.
The storefront is modest. There are just a few stools surrounding a chest-high counter, a window for ordering and a station for the homemade barbecue sauces — hot, honey mustard, classic, vinegar and a new Alabama-style sauce, a mix of mayonnaise and Carolina vinegar that Woodel had just whipped up.
Arlington Park is hosting its second annual Food Truck Festival in The Park on Saturday, July 12.
There will be a food truck inside the space serving sandwiches utilizing bread from Mindy Segal’s bakery next door.
The foodie culture surrounding gourmet food trucks in Chicago and elsewhere has been a draw for trained chefs who aspire to start their own businesses and for customers who can sample up-and-coming cuisine.