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Now Casting Creative Home Cooks, Foodies and Food Entrepreneurs in Chicago!

My name is Mica Valdes and I am a Casting Associate Producer who is currently searching for creative home cooks, foodies and food entrepreneurs for an exciting new reality competition series! It would be amazing if you could pass this along to your friends, meet-up members and fellow Chicagoans! From the creators of Undercover Boss and Project Runway, culinary innovators will compete for the chance to get their dish/culinary product on supermarket shelves with one of the biggest chains in…

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Added by Todor Krecu on October 9, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

StopNGo Food Truck at Fischman Liquors and Tavern

StopNGo Food Truck will be at Fischman Liquors and Tavern this Thursday October 4 starting at 6pm. Stop by and try their Balkan inspired menu. Stout season is here at Fischman Liquors and Tavern and the beers will be paired with the menu items from the StopNGo Food Truck.

When: Thursday, October 4, 2012 starting at 6pm

Where: Fischman Liquors & Tavern

4780-4776 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, Illinois 60630

These are items…

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Added by Todor Krecu on October 1, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Falafel Brothers at Check Please

The Falafel Brothers had the privilege of being invited to a special taping of an episode of Check Please with host Alpana Singh at the WTTW studios. After the taping, fans of Check Please were invited to sample some of the wonderful creations from Falafel Brothers. Learn More about the Falafel Brothers at http://www.myfalafelbrothers.com/

Huthyfah from Falafel Brothers being interviewed by the crew from Check Please!…

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Added by Todor Krecu on September 23, 2012 at 7:55am — No Comments

Free Kronos Gyros Day

Participating Chicagoland Restaurants Celebrate Chicagoland's Love of Gyros and Show Gratitude to Military Families through its 4th Annual Kronos Free Gyros Day

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, Ill., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American's don't always agree on how to pronounce "gee'row," "jiro" or "that Greek sandwich," but on Tuesday, August 28, Kronos will be the FREE way to…

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Added by Todor Krecu on August 27, 2012 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Julia Child's 100th Birthday and a Food Truck

Julia Child's 100th Birthday will be August 15, 2012 and we will celebrate with a food truck. The Baby Cakes food truck will be at Heritage Bicycles General Store from 5pm to 7pm and then at Koval Distillery from 7pm to 9pm.

 

The Babycakes Truck

Leah, owner and executive chef of Babycakes, is a self taught cook. She recently began culinary school at Kendall College, to attach a…

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Added by Todor Krecu on August 15, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

34 Start Application Process for Food Truck Licenses in First Week after Ordinance Passes

All 34 Come from New Potential Vendors as Ordinance Sparks Renewed Interest in Joining Food Truck Trend

The City of Chicago’s Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection reported today that, since applications started to be accepted on August 1, 34 new applications for mobile food vehicles have been initiated.   This includes 27 seeking the mobile food preparer license, which allows cooking on the vehicle, plus applications for seven mobile food…

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Added by Todor Krecu on August 14, 2012 at 7:46am — No Comments

Brand BBQ Food Truck at Heritage and Koval

On August 4 from noon to 2pm Brand BBQ food truck will be at Heritage Bicycles General Store and then from 2:30pm to 5pm at Koval Distillery

Let us know if you will be attending so we can bring enough food for sale: http://brandbbq.eventbrite.com/ 



Brand On The Run! We love slinging BBQ for the good citizens of Logan Square and beyond at our restaurant, and NOW...we are taking our…

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Added by Todor Krecu on August 1, 2012 at 4:00am — 1 Comment

MAYOR EMANUEL TO LEGALIZE COOK-ON-SITE FOOD TRUCK INDUSTRY ACROSS CHICAGO

EMBARGOED UNTIL 12:01AM

June 26, 2012



CONTACT:

Mayor’s Press Office

312.744.3334

press@cityofchicago.org



MAYOR EMANUEL TO LEGALIZE COOK-ON-SITE FOOD TRUCK INDUSTRY ACROSS CHICAGO

Mayor Will Introduce Ordinance Designed to Support and Expand Food Truck Operations Throughout City



CHICAGO – On Wednesday, Mayor Emanuel, Alderman Tom Tunney and Alderman Joe Moreno will introduce an ordinance to expand food truck operations in…

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Added by Todor Krecu on June 26, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

TamaleFoodie Food Truck at Heritage Bicycles and Koval Distillery

The TamaleFoodie Food Truck will visit Heritage Bicycles General Store and Koval Distillery on Saturday May 26

Heritage Bicycles General Store

When: noon until 1:30pm at 2959 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL.

Koval Distillery

When: 2pm until 5pm at 5121 N Ravenswood, Chicago, IL

Sign up for LevelUp using my code "88694" and you'll get $5 to spend at Tamalefoodie on LevelUp: …

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Added by Todor Krecu on May 25, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Schnitzel and Schnapps!

Schnitzel King Food Truck Pop-up Dinner at Koval Distillery

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM 

Where: Koval Distillery 

5121 North Ravenswood Ave 

Chicago, IL 60640

As Chicago’s first craft distillery, the Koval Distillery staff will teach you more about the differences between white and aged whiskey, the subtle intricacies of distillation, and the delicious beauty of small-batch spirits. See where each and every step of our process…

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Added by Todor Krecu on May 18, 2012 at 11:36am — No Comments

LevelUp is the better way to pay.

What is LevelUp?

LevelUp is the better way to pay.…

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Added by Todor Krecu on April 29, 2012 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Dishcrawl expands into Chicago

Dishcrawl, a national start-up founded on the premise that communities can be brought together through good food and good company, is expanding to Chicago this April! Dishcrawl takes food lovers on a gourmet Dishcrawl to distinctive restaurants in one night. It’s like a pub crawl—but more delicious!

Dishcrawl expands into Chicago with the mission to give folks a reason to get out of the house and socially engage with…

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Added by Todor Krecu on April 15, 2012 at 11:10pm — 1 Comment

TamaleSpaceship at Koval Distillery 4/4/2012

TamaleSpaceship Pop-up Dinner at The Koval Distillery

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 from 6PM to 9PM

Where: Koval Distillery

5121 North Ravenswood Ave

Chicago, IL 60640

As Chicago’s first craft distillery, the Koval Distillery staff will teach you more about the differences between white and aged whiskey, the subtle intricacies of distillation, and the delicious beauty of small-batch spirits. See where each and every…

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Added by Todor Krecu on March 31, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

DISHCRAWL MAKES ITS Chicago DEBUT

DISHCRAWL MAKES ITS Chicago DEBUT

National start-up guides Chicago food lovers through four restaurants in one night



Chicago, IL – April 3, 2012Dishcrawl, a national start-up founded on the premise that communities can be brought together through good food and good company, is expanding to Chicago this April! Dishcrawl takes food lovers on a gourmet Dishcrawl to four…

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Added by Todor Krecu on March 31, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Food Trucks at Q101 Jamboree

Food Trucks at Q101 Jamboree

PLEDGE $4,997 OR MORE

Park Your Food Truck in the Jamboree "Food Gorge" and sell sell sell to the thousands of HUNGRY Jamboree attendees for TWO DAYS. No price gauging the fans though. Your menu and prices must be approved by the Q101 brass (don't worry we're not tyrants, we just want it to be reasonable for the fans). This allows ONE of your trucks onsite. You also get 5 VIP weekend passes for staff.

Sign up your food truck at: …

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Added by Todor Krecu on March 30, 2012 at 10:54am — No Comments

Fischman Liquors Tap This! Beer and Food Trucks 5/5/2012

Fischman Liquors and Tavern Presents:

Tap This! Beer and Food Trucks Sponsored by Brooklyn Brewery!

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Added by Todor Krecu on March 30, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Finch's Beer Company Tour

Finch's Beer Company Tour on April 7th at 3 p.m.

Finch's Beer Company

4565 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL

https://foursquare.com/v/finchs-beer-company/4d2cef20679e6dcb9475aa95

Tickets at: …

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Added by Todor Krecu on March 6, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

TAP THIS Beer & Food Trucks on Mar 8

TAP THIS Beer & Food Trucks On Thursday March 8 at 6pm where the following beers will be tapped:

  • Great Divide Beers 
  • Stone Barleywine

Fischman Liquors & Tavern is a neighborhood bar serving cold beer, great selection of crafts & micros, 8 flat screen tv's, & much more.



Where:

Fischman Liquors & Tavern

4780-4776 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL 60630

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Added by Todor Krecu on February 25, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

TAP THIS Beer & Food Trucks

On Thursday Feb 23 at 6pm the following beers will be tapped:

  • BELL'S HOPSLAM
  • AVERY MAHARAJA

 

Where:

Fischman Liquors & Tavern

4780-4776 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL 60630

 

There will also be a few of Chicago's finest food trucks to feed you:

6:00-7:00

  • Southern Mac & Cheese
  • 5411 Empanadas
  • The Wagyu Wagon
  • GiGi's Bake Shop

7:30-till the food runs…

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Added by Todor Krecu on February 22, 2012 at 4:30am — No Comments

Food Industry News SHMOOZEFEST

We are having the next a free, industry wide SHMOOZEFEST NETWORKING event on Wednesday April 4th at Drink Nightclub in Schaumburg.



Specialists will be on hand to help operators learn how to have a more profitable catering, delivery or food truck business. Several of Chicago's food truck operators will be on hand working the event and talking business.



Get involved. A $500. Cosponsorship will enable you to have table space and exposure at the event to give you maximum…

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Added by Todor Krecu on February 15, 2012 at 8:10am — No Comments

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