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Old 03-27-2014, 02:50 PM
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Default Chicago Food Truck Fest: Coming to the Cell in June

http://chicagoist.com/2014/03/27/chi...escends_on.php

Good use of the empty lots on a day the Sox are not around (I assume).
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Old 03-27-2014, 10:17 PM
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Maybe it'll be a challenge on the next season of The Great Food Truck Race.
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The trucks will love having 300% mark-up
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I'm hoping for this event the food trucks aren't staffed by the regular stadium food service workers.
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The trucks will love having 300% mark-up
It really does seem that the entire food truck concept has been turned on its head. Presumably, food trucks should provide quick and inexpensive food because the overhead is much smaller. Instead, the food trucks I have seen charge more than a comparable product from a bricks and mortar place for food that was cooked earlier in the day.
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Old 03-28-2014, 09:55 AM
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It really does seem that the entire food truck concept has been turned on its head. Presumably, food trucks should provide quick and inexpensive food because the overhead is much smaller. Instead, the food trucks I have seen charge more than a comparable product from a bricks and mortar place for food that was cooked earlier in the day.
I agree. I'm yet to find any type of bargain item at any of these food trucks. The variety is great but many charge Taste of Chicago prices. There are too many options at least in the Loop that are the same price or even lower that are just as good if not better.
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You have to pay $10 before you can buy food from a truck. Uh, no thanks.
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