Posts Tagged ‘Food Chain’

New Documentary Looks at the Struggle of D.C.’s Hot Dog Vendors

The plight of D.C. hot dog vendors has been a hot-button issue amid the growth of the food truck scene and new vending regulations. Now, it's also the subject of a documentary seeking funding on Kickstarter. The film, Dog Days, traces the partnership between a veteran hot dog vendor struggling to make ends meet and […]

Last Call for Summer: A Short Guide on Where to Enjoy the Fruits of a Dying Season

The fruits of summer at the Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market While not-so-delicately sipping pea soup, topped with an aggressive layer of Parmesan foam, I knew it was over. With the arrival of fall equinox, J&G Steakhouse will soon rid its menu of any traces of warm weather, like this terrific soup and the watermelon salad. I started to […]

D.C.’s Street Food Scene Is Ready to Explode

In preparation for my chat this afternoon with Kojo Nnamdi, I tugged yet again on the ear of Sam Williams, the vending and special events coordinator for D.C.'s Department of Consumer and Regulatory Agency. He's my Deep Throat when it comes to understanding the complex world of D.C. street vending. One of the main stumbling […]

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