Posts Tagged ‘mumbo sauce’

Capital City Mumbo Sauce: We’re Keeping Our Name “Until Someone Beats Down Our Door”

"Mumbo Sauce" may belong to a company in Chicago, but D.C.'s Capital City Mumbo Sauce isn't going down without a fight.
Last month, City Desk reported the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ruled that the term mumbo sauce was legally born in Chicago—Argia B's Mumbo Sauce has been sold since 1950—even though a [...]

The Needle: Mumbo Legal Jumbo

Mumbo Sauced: A D.C.-inspired mumbo sauce company can no longer use "mumbo" in its name because the sauce name is already trademarked by a company in the Midwest. -3 
Adams Mayhem: Two men are in critical condition after a bar brawl early this morning at Adams Morgan's Rendezvous Lounge. -3

Local Mumbo Sauce Seller May Have to Call Its Condiment Something Else

Mumbo sauce has been hailed as the "heart and soul of D.C. carryout restaurants" —a sauce that truly "captures the flavor of the District."
But according to a decision by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, the term "mumbo sauce"—and perhaps the sweet, barbecue-like sauce itself—is not a D.C. native, but was [...]

The Needle: Walmart Drama Edition

Big-Boxed: Ahead of tomorrow's D.C. Council vote on a large retailer living wage bill, Walmart executives say the company will pull out of three planned D.C. stores—and reconsider three others—if the legislation passes and Mayor Vince Gray signs it into law. Walmart detractors will say the big-box chain is trying to bully legislators concerned with [...]

District Line Daily: Travesty of Fairness

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Are the Pigskins victims of a "travesty of fairness" after being penalized for breaking salary rules? [...]

Coming Soon: Mumbo Sauce Sneakers

Mumbo sauce, D.C.'s celebrated condiment, has inspired plenty of bizarre creations, with french fries, chicken wings, and even pizza being doused in the stuff. But now mumbo sauce is the muse of something that's decidedly inedible: a shoe.
Via the D.C. Sports Bog comes the news that Nike is launching basketball player Kevin Durant’s new sneaker, [...]

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