Posts Tagged ‘food truck’

Pepe Food Truck Is Back

José Andrés' food truck Pepe hits the streets again today after its winter hiatus. Its first stop? Chinatown, in front of the Portrait Gallery. The truck has some new menu items, including a sandwich with blood sausage, pickled onions, spinach, fig, and herbed cream cheese. You’ll also find some new seasonal soups and salads like […]

Pepe Food Trucks Takes a Break For the Winter

Looks like you'll have to wait several months for your next jamon and queso flauta fix. José Andrés' food truck Pepe is going into hibernation for the winter, beginning today. After some maintenance and research and development, it will be back next spring. According to its Facebook page, Pepe will still be available for private […]

Chupacabra Becomes Latest Taco Truck to Open Restaurant

Another food truck has gone wheel-less. Chupacabra, which operates two taco trucks, has opened a "Latin kitchen" and taqueria at 822 H Street NE. On the menu at the fast casual spot, you'll find arepas and seven varieties of tacos, including panko-crusted tilapia, shredded beef braised in Argentine Malbec, and squash and eggplant with chipotle black […]

Food Truck or Recreational Sports Team? Take the Quiz!

Mobile Warming Curbed The Clique and the Dead Which Food Truck Should I Go To? Food Truckers: The New Baristas A Day in the Life of a Milk and Cookies Food Truck Food Truck Etiquette Tips by Miss Manners Lunch? There's a (Probably Inaccurate) App for That Food Truck or Recreational Sports Team? Take the […]

Amorini Panini Expanding and Franchising

Amorini Panini will open a second location at 801 18th St. NW late this year or in early 2013. The spot, previously occupied by a Quiznos, will be similar to its Penn Quarter mothership, but with the added bonus of outdoor seating. Owner Matt Gray tells Y&H that he's also in the process of franchising […]

El Floridano Turns to Kickstarter for Restaurant Funds

Another food truck is turning to Kickstarter to raise money for its brick-and-mortar establishment. This time, it's international sandwich food truck El Floridano, which hopes to raise $30,000 for its restaurant and bakery Mothership, coming to 3301 Georgia Ave. NW. Chef/owner Stephan Boillon plans to serve baked goods and pastries, pizzas, small plates, and seasonal […]

Will Mike Isabella Ever Launch a Real Food Truck?

By now, you've likely heard that chef Mike Isabella will be hitting the streets of D.C. tomorrow in a Graffiato "pop-up" food truck. "Pop-up" is fair. But "food truck?" While Isabella will be moving around town in a wheeled vehicle, it's really more of a promotional effort in partnership with reservation system CityEats than a […]

More Food Trucks Go Brick-and-Mortar

Far East Taco Grille food truck is opening a brick-and-mortar location and a second truck this summer. Owner Alex Cho tells Y&H that the small grab-and-go shop near H Street NE will have an open kitchen and counter for people to stand and eat, but no seating. The menu hasn't been finalized yet, but expect the […]

Gut Reaction: José Andrés’ Pricey Pepito Might Be Worth The Full Jackson

Y&H is loathe to heap any more praise on overly celebrated D.C. chef José Andrés. The guy has already won the coveted James Beard Award for "Outstanding Chef," after all, and has more publicists following him around than Jesus Christ. By and large, the food writers in this town tend to chronicle his every move […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Coca-Cola Freestyle Edition

José Andrés almost crashed his new food truck into a tree. Let this be a lesson to all you young people entering the industry: don't eat and drive. [Eater DC] Mike Isabella dishes about his Mexican-inspired menu at the forthcoming Bandolero. Salsa? Not included. Fajitas? Maybe. Tacos? Most definitely. Margaritas? Hiccup! [Washingtonian] One writer's last […]

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