Babycakes Truck
Babycakes Truck

14 Food Trucks to Try in Chicago This Summer

These trucks are definitely worth tracking down
Babycakes Truck
Babycakes Truck

The Babycakes truck serves 250 pancake flavors.

When you're not feeling any of your go-to lunch options or desperately need a snack to get you through the rest of the day, there are few things more exciting than stepping outside and finding a food truck has brought deliciousness to your door. Of course, savvy diners don't have to wait for serendipity. Whether you're looking to track a favorite or try the latest eats on wheels, we've got your guide to how to find these 14 trucks cruising around Chicago this summer.

Yum Dum
On the road since: July 2014
Find it: Follow @YumDumTruck on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
Order this: Snack on pork and Chinese chive dumplings ($5.50) or try the pork belly baowich, where the slow-braised meat is topped with pickled mustard greens, crushed peanuts and cilantro ($3.50). Either way, you'll want a side of Kimcheesy rice balls, stuffed with cheddar jack cheese, kimchi, jalapenos and scallions, and topped with jalapeno Sriracha mayo and cilantro ($4).

The Corner Farmacy
On the road since: September 2014
Find it: Follow @thecornerfarmacy on Instagram or Facebook or @CornerFarmacy on Twitter.
Order this: Snag one of their seasonally rotating, locally sourced sandwiches like asparagus grilled cheese or The Goat, which is made with bacon, goat cheese, cage-free eggs, arugula and peach-rosemary preserves ($13 or $7 for half). The truck also offers a variety of juices, kombucha and nut milks ($5-$12). Bonus: Breakfast sandwiches are served all day.


Find 12 more Chicago food trucks worth seeking out at the Chicago Tribune.