Sure, the food truck thing is way overhyped, and it’s easy to be blasé about it. But then you read that someone is bringing barbecue to the Loop or the Mordoresque shadows beneath the Merchandise Mart, and you have to agree, this will be a pretty cool thing compared to the Asian chicken salad you’d normally be eating that day… for the 1,438th time. And indeed, today is your day of liberation from salad: the Lillie’s Q Meat Mobile starts up today, and $10 gets you either a pulled pork or smoked chicken sandwich on brioche, with your choice of side (coleslaw or baked beans) and one of Lillie’s Q sauces (Smoky, Hot Smoky, Carolina, Carolina Gold, or Ivory). You can track its position at Twitter and Facebook.
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