Although Chicago’s food truck ordinance is sitting in committee awaiting approval from the Chicago City Council, a vegan food truck has still found a way to share their vegan cuisine with the residents of the city.
A partnership between Soul Vegetarian, which is Chicago’s oldest vegan restaurant and the owners of Ste Martaen, a family owned, vegan cheese producer have collaborated to bring the people of Chicago it’s very own vegan food truck. The truck serves up 100 percent meat-free fare (Asian burritos, chicken BBQ wraps) every evening Tuesday through Friday and all day Saturday.
Ste Martaen Vegan Cheese co-owner, Nahum St Martin had worked for and with Soul Vegetarian for over 14 years. He was aware that the restaurant had a truck roaming the streets of the Windy City for nearly 4 years, but in following the recent trend of the food truck industry’s growth, had the brilliant idea that it was time for the existing truck to expand their operations.
Although the new and improved truck has only been on the streets since last month, the response of Chicago foodies has even surprised the owners. According to St. Martin, “Chicago loves their food and the vegan community is ultra-supportive of positive, healthful new ventures. We are so grateful.”
The rotating menu is not set in stone yet as they are continually testing new entrees. “Chicago will ultimately decide if they’re good or not. If they don’t sell, we know they didn’t pass the test.” St. Martin added, “We