Food trucks are a hot trend in cities from LA to Denver. They’ve transformed the way people think about the restaurant business. But when it comes to Midwestern cities, so far food trucks have been stuck in idle.The Midwestern economy series Changing Gears decided to find out why.
What should we expect from the Chicago food scene in 2011? Food trucks, butcher shops and seafood, for starters. Justin Kaufmann sat down with me to get a sneak preview of the stories, trends and predictions to watch in the year ahead.