Posts Tagged ‘Fojol Brothers’

Fojol Brothers Closes Its Food Trucks

Fojol Brothers, one of the pioneers of D.C.'s new generation of mobile vendors, closed the last of its three food trucks last Friday. Founder Justin Vitarello says the vehicles, which were built in the 1950s and '60s, were so old that the cost of repairs and the difficulty of finding replacement parts made them no […]

Curbed: Could New Regulations Kill D.C.’s Food Truck Culture?

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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 […]

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. […]

Is the Newfound Interest in Food Trucks a Classic Case of Classism?

Shut Up, Foodies! is a delightfully cheeky site — sort of the thinking man's Food Network Humor. It's a destination that loves to skewer the pretensions of the food world, as declared in SUF's in-your face manifesto, which reads in part: Your chickens won't save the world and we don't want the life story of […]

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