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Cloud Kitchens Launches PR Campaign To Fight Business Restrictions In North Center — And It Looks A Lot Like The Early Days Of Uber
Facing pushback from neighbors and aldermen, Cloud Kitchens — which former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is heavily invested in — is claiming criticism of the ghost kitchen is racist.
Cloud Kitchens Isn’t Following A City Rule To Lessen Traffic Woes, North Center Neighbors Say
City officials told Cloud Kitchens to stop allowing customers to pick up orders from Rockwell Street. But the business is still doing it, residents said.
North Center Neighbors, Fed Up With Cloud Kitchens Problems, Want More Action — And Fewer Meetings — From City
"We’re just tired of complaining and not seeing any results from the city,” one neighbor said. The city’s Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection says the issues are complex and can't be fixed overnight.
Cloud Kitchens’ Plan To Resolve Traffic, Parking Problems In North Center Is Too Little, Too Late, Neighbors Say
“We just finished our second meeting about these problems and they’ve only gotten worse," Ald. Matt Martin said.
Cloud Kitchens Promises To Fix Traffic ‘Clusterf–k’, But North Center Neighbors Skeptical Plan Will Work
“It’s like a Portillo’s drive-thru but with armed security guards. It’s bonkers, man,” one neighbor said. Nearby business owners say the constant stream of delivery drivers and trucks is costing them customers.
Cloud Kitchens Benefit Uber Eats, Grubhub While Local Restaurants Suffer, Critics Say — And There’s A New Push To Regulate Them
"The disrupters of the food industry, that’s gonna be the death of your local mom-and-pops," a local restaurateur said. He wants City Hall to regulate shared kitchen spaces rented by national chains.
North Center Neighbors, Alderman Say Cloud Kitchens Has Created Traffic, Parking And Garbage Nightmare On Rockwell
Nearby business owners said the traffic, trash and even the fast food smells coming from the "ghost kitchen" has led to them losing customers.
Cloud Kitchens Will Open In North Center Despite Objections From Neighbors And Alderman
Neighbors were concerned the business, which operates commercial kitchens for delivery-only restaurants, would bring too much traffic.
West Town Carpet Warehouse, Once Considered For Cloud Kitchens Site, Being Demolished
A plan to sell and develop the site into single family homes is "on hold," neighborhood leaders said.
City Blocks Startup Cloud Kitchens’ Plan To Open In North Center Over Parking
The commercial kitchen startup founded by former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick wanted a transit-oriented designation for the development, but Ald. Matt Martin opposed the plan. It's unclear if the business will open anyway.