Posts Tagged ‘Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs’

D.C.’s Farmers’ Markets Face More Scrutiny Under New Regulations

Farmers’ markets around the city have officially begun hawking mustard greens and handing out sheep’s milk cheese samples for the season. This year, though, the rhubarb pies and ramps will come with one additional ingredient: new red tape. Until recently, the destinations for your weekly local food fix were barely regulated. The D.C. Department of […]

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 […]

D.C. Grey Farmers Market Steps Out From the Shadows

Sunday's kick-off event for the D.C. Grey Farmers Market, the subject of last week's Young & Hungry's column, appeared to go off without a hitch. A small side room in Kushi Izakaya & Sushi near Mount Vernon Square played host to the market, which was originally slated to be held in Petworth. The majority of […]

Joe Englert Offers a REAL Tribute to the Dean of D.C. Liquor Lawyers

Mr. H Street himself, Joe Englert, called Y&H last week to bitch about what he felt was a  fawning tribute to Dimitri Mallios, the "dean" of D.C. liquor lawyers. Englert thought the item didn't capture Mallios' humor, his ballsy honesty, and his ability to get shit done despite a daunting D.C. bureaucracy. Englert wanted to […]

Breadline Has Passed Its Reinspection, Could Reopen By Tomorrow

Less than a week after it was cited for 19 violations of D.C. Department of Health codes — ten of them critical violations — Breadline has passed its re-inspection, says Dena Iverson, director of communications for the department. Before it can officially reopen for business, though, the sandwich shop still has to secure a new […]