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'Eight Forty-Eight' examines the legal barriers placed on Chicago's street food scene.

Aug. 23, 2011

In the latest report for The First 100 series, WBEZ’s Natalie Moore reports on Mayor Emanuel’s plans to bring more fresh food to Chicago communities. And Eight Forty-Eight talks with Bechara Choucair, commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, about the new administration’s priorities for the city’s health. Then, David Hammond joins some other culinary gurus to survey the suburban strip mall scene for good eats. And host Alison Cuddy talks with Beth Milnikel, director of The Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship, about the legal restrictions placed on Chicago’s street food vendors. And Catalina Maria Johnson reports on FMEL, the fourth annual showcase for Latin electronic music and digital concepts; it kicks off Wednesday in Chicago.