New Truck Alert: Tamale Foodie

One of the truck owners who has patiently been waiting on the city to launch is now hitting the streets. Tamale Foodie is run by Dimetri Nikoloulos and serves up, you guessed it, tamales! Their website promises a “unique food experience” and says that their products are “produced from the finest ingredients: fresh cord, no lard, trans far or hydrogenated oil.”

Their launch menu is very robust,offering:

  • 5 kinds of tamales in their “lard-free gourmet masa”
    • Swiss Chard & Queso Fresco
    • Bean & Queso Fresco
    • Ham & Cheese
    • Spanish Chorizo Sausage
    • Santa Fe Chicken Sausage
  • 3 kinds of tamales wrapped in pastry dough
    • Ham & Cheese
    • Spanish Chorizo Sausage
    • Santa Fe Chicken Sausage
  • Plus lots of cupcakes, sauces, and drinks

Their is the truck’s schedule for the week:


11:30am-12:15pm @ 300 N. LaSalle (Kinzie & LaSalle)

12:30pm-1:30pm @ 600 W. Chicago (Chicago & Larrabee)
11:30am -1:30pm @ Dearborn & Monroe (Chase Towers)

11:30am – 1:30pm @ Wacker & Monroe (Willis Tower)


11:30am – 12:15pm @ 400 N. Wabash (Trump)

12:30pm – 1:30pm @ 35 W. Wabash (Leo Burnett)
FRIDAY 11/18

11:30am-12:30pm @ Superior & Fairbanks (Streeterville)

12:50pm-2:00pm @ UIC
Have you eaten from Tamale Foodie? If you stop by their truck this week, post pics of the food to our Facebook wall!