When Will It Be The Food Trucks’ Turn To Bounce Back?

Many of Chicago’s restaurants and bars are experiencing a surge of customers, but food trucks are still scraping by.

Chicago Food Truck
Fleets of food trucks have shut down over the course of the pandemic. Associated Press
Chicago Food Truck
Fleets of food trucks have shut down over the course of the pandemic. Associated Press

When Will It Be The Food Trucks’ Turn To Bounce Back?

Many of Chicago’s restaurants and bars are experiencing a surge of customers, but food trucks are still scraping by.

An increase in Loop workers working from home over the past year has crushed profits for the city’s food truck owners. The Chicago Food Truck Festival resumes July 30, which might give some businesses a boost. But will it be enough?

GUEST: Ally Marotti, Crain’s Chicago Business reporter