Posts Tagged ‘Eat Wonky’

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 […]

Pimp My Food Truck

Lee Campbell kneels next to a food truck on the hot asphalt outside a Manassas garage and calls out to his coworkers. They’re installing 12,000-kW generators in the truck, a mobile meal purveyor franchised from Tampa-based Bonefish Grill. When they’re done with that, they’ve got to get back to replacing the generator in the DC […]

Poutine Tots! Artery-Clogging Collaboration Debuts Next Week

The good folks at Neighborhood Restaurant Group just sent over this tantalizing photo of the new "Wonky Tots," a collaborative dish combining Birch & Barley/ChurchKey chef Kyle Bailey's homemade tater tots with the Eat Wonky food truck's signature cheese and gravy. This tasty new riff on traditional poutine is available for a limited time from […]

This Week in Beer: Food Truck Beer Dinner, Evil Twin at ChurchKey, BBQ and Beer at the Kennedy Center & New Belgium Launches Galore

The big news this week is the official arrival of New Belgium Brewing Company beers to the D.C. area. Joints like The Black Squirrel have been known for "bootlegging" New Belgium crowd-pleasers into the District for some time, but now the Colorado brewery is legitimately distributed in D.C. For more details on where to find New […]

A Stellar Idea: Food Trucks for Cherry Blossom Fireworks

The Southwest Waterfront isn't known for its abundant food options. So for those planning to head to the National Cherry Blossom Festival's fireworks on Saturday, you should consider heading to the waterfront near 7th Street SW, where an assembly of food trucks will be deployed for the pre-fireworks fireworks festival, which starts at 1 p.m. […]

Food Trucks to Deploy to RFK for D.C. United Opener

Are you sick of the old-and-tired food options at the old-and-tired RFK Stadium for D.C. United games? D.C.'s obsession with mobile food options is about to change that. United team officials announced this afternoon that four food trucks, Eat Wonky, Dangerously Delicious Pies, DC Slices, and BBQ Bandidos, will be stationed in Lot 8 prior […]

Mall Food: Where to Eat After Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Rallies

Two cable TV comedians are coming to town to stage a rally on the National Mall, and the political establishment isn’t sure whether to laugh, cry, or declare its own irrelevancy in the presence of fake pundits who have the drawing power of Sarah Palin at an NRA swimsuit contest. Y&H doesn’t have the bona […]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

Spike Mendelsohn's now-it's-open, now-it's-not pizzeria continued to attract readers in droves to the Y&H blog, probably because no one had any clue when the joint would actually open. It's supposed to launch today. The week was marked by some other high-trafficked items, including the latest food trucks coming to our streets this summer. Take a […]

The Fry Captain and Other Food Trucks Coming to D.C.’s Streets

Rolling, rolling, rolling....keep those food trucks rolling. I'm not sure the streets around L'Enfant Metro will be able to handle all the new food trucks rolling our way. Yesterday, WaPo reported on Eat Wonky, the truck with the Canadian-like lust for poutine.  The same day, DCist briefly noted the forthcoming CapMac truck, which will peddle […]