Posts Tagged ‘Che Ruddell-Tabisola’

Why Don’t More Restaurants Serve Weekday Breakfast?

As the food scene grows, will D.C.'s weekday breakfast options get better?

Food Truck Association Launches Its Own Awards

For the first time this year, the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington introduced a new category to its annual RAMMY awards that finally made food trucks eligible for the prize. Ultimately, though, no mobile vendors were nominated to this "fast bites" category, which also covered quick-serve spots, delis, and coffee shops with food. That's OK, though, because now the […]

Try Denizens Brewing Co.’s Beer For the First Time at Republic

Today is your first chance to sip suds from the D.C. area's latest craft beer dispensary, Denizens Brewing Co. The soon-to-open downtown Silver Spring brewery's Southside Rye IPA will be on draft at Republic in Takoma Park starting at 4 p.m. and on special for $5 per pint until 7 p.m. Southside (named such because Denizens is located on the […]

Food Truck Association Fights to Lift Ban in Alexandria

Now that the fight over D.C.'s food truck regulations is over, the DMV Food Truck Association has its eye on reform of Alexandria's mobile vending scene, which is currently nonexistent. Food trucks are banned in Alexandria, except for construction sites and permitted special events. Today, the food truck association launches its "Alexandria Hearts Food Trucks […]

D.C.’s Food Trucks Try to Adjust to the City’s New Regulations

Last Monday, BurGorilla and What the Pho? food truck owner Rob Estep got to sleep in an extra hour for the first time in a long time. This month, he hasn’t had to worry about competitors cutting him off, feeding the meters, or overeager parking enforcement. Instead, his trucks roll up hassle-free to new “mobile […]

Some Food Trucks Shut Down Along With the Government

When PORC food truck hit the streets on Tuesday, co-owner Josh Saltzman gave his crew specific instructions: Don't to go anywhere near a government building. L'Enfant Plaza, normally one of the most popular food truck destinations, has become a lunchtime ghost town amid the government shutdown. Instead, PORC headed to Franklin Park. But that wasn't […]

Missing Food Truck Comments Found and Hand-Delivered

The more than 1,000 comments that mysteriously disappeared amid the District's latest round of proposed mobile-vending rulemaking have now been found. The Post previously reported that the pro-food truck comments, generated through the D.C. Food Truck Association's website RulesThatWork.org, seemingly disappeared in thin air. The group said its supporters sent 1,171 letters, but 1,128 of […]

Mobilizing: How D.C.’s Food Trucks Learned to Love Lobbying

It’s Farragut Friday, and a dozen food trucks are buzzingwith office workers on their lunch breaks. But instead of feeding customers, TaKorean’s Mike Lenard and DC Slice’s Tom MacDonald stand in the middle of Farragut Square in their red “Truck Yeah!” T-shirts with a folder full of press releases and measuring tape. “There’s no guarantee […]

Food Trucks Begin Charging Sales Tax Today

Your food truck fare may be slightly pricier from now on: D.C. food trucks begin collecting 10 percent sales tax today. Perviously, food trucks paid a flat fee to the D.C. government rather than charge a sales tax. The change is part of new vending regulations passed this year. According to a memorandum in March […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Corned Beef Odyssey Edition

Self-described "mixtress" Gina Chersevani splits from PS7's. [Washingtonian] A guy drives 20 hours round-trip from Michigan to try Spike Mendelsohn's warm, savory corned beef from the Sixth & Rye truck.  And, boy, did that Cadillac smell by the time he got back. [Automobile Magazine] In case you missed it, here's what D.C. chefs José Andrés, […]

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