Food trucks jockey for top spots

"I knew it was time to get out because of the struggles," Le said. "The stress of it every day to try to find parking, I can't describe it. It is 300 times less stressful running a brick-and-mortar (restaurant) than a food truck."

By the numbers

30 Official food truck locations in Chicago

2 Spots at each location

17 Trucks licensed to cook food on board

120 Total licensed food trucks in the city

200 Minimum number of feet between food trucks and brick-and-mortar restaurants

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