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Chicago Bureaucracy Shuts Down Food Trucks

The jibarito sandwich is a Chicago invention featuring seared steak, lettuce, tomato and cheese between hot fried plantains.

But the Jibarito Stop food truck may never serve its namesake sandwich. That's because the dish needs to be cooked to order, something Cely Rodriguez and Moraima Fuentes have lost hope of doing on the truck they own.

Though food truck operators have long sought permission for onboard cooking, not a single Chicago truck has been licensed for it since the practice was legalized in July.

Source: Chicago Tribune. Read full article. (link)

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