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Why Chicago’s once-promising food truck scene stalled out

As food trucks have flourished in other U.S. cities, the mobile food industry in Chicago has been systematically immobilized by legislative opposition, onerous red tape, costly fines, and the pro-restaurant lobby.

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  • The Devil in the White City really needs no wicked title. It jumps out among the 11 house pies, fangs bared, claws out. Essentially a spicy version of the house white pizza, it layers spicy capicola, hot cherry peppers, peperoncini, and red onions on a garlicky three-cheese understory of mozzarella, pecorino romano, and grana padano. The toppings make a nice counterpoint to the milder base and it's a fine example of the generally successful congruity…  read full review »

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