Posts Tagged ‘food trucks’

New Food Truck Zones Coming to Rosslyn

"It could completely eviscerate vending in Rosslyn or it could turn out to be OK over time," says DMV Food Truck Association Chairman Doug Povich.

Sauce-O-Meter: How Recent Food Happenings Measure Up

Taiwanese fried chicken at Maketto is mumbo sauce. Faux speakeasies are lame sauce.

Why Don’t More Restaurants Serve Weekday Breakfast?

As the food scene grows, will D.C.'s weekday breakfast options get better?

Matchbox Food Group Alums to Launch Dirty South Deli Food Truck

One of the truck's sandwiches has slow-roasted turkey and stuffing made out of potato chips.

Alexandria Loosens Rules for Food Trucks

Alexandria has long had some of the most limiting restrictions on food trucks in the region. In fact, mobile vendors are currently banned, except for construction sites and permitted special events. That's all about to change: the Alexandria City Council voted over the weekend to allow food trucks to vend at parks, schools, churches, farmers' markets, and other […]

Food Truck Association Fights to Lift Ban in Alexandria

Now that the fight over D.C.'s food truck regulations is over, the DMV Food Truck Association has its eye on reform of Alexandria's mobile vending scene, which is currently nonexistent. Food trucks are banned in Alexandria, except for construction sites and permitted special events. Today, the food truck association launches its "Alexandria Hearts Food Trucks […]

Could a Food Truck Win a RAMMY Award This Year?

The District's food trucks and Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington, the group representing mostly brick-and-mortar establishments, haven't always been the best of friends, especially during the contentious debates over new mobile vending regulations last year. But for the first time this year, the restaurant association has taken a baby step toward embracing four-wheeled eateries by adding […]

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 […]

The Truck Stops Here: The Food Scene Feels the Squeeze of the Government Shutdown

In the shadow of the Department of Transportation, the intersection of 7th and C streets SW should be packed with food trucks and people on a sunny 80-degree Friday. But instead of the usual 18 trucks, there are just 11. And although lines start to form at noon, they’re shorter than normal. Many food trucks […]

Some Food Trucks Shut Down Along With the Government

When PORC food truck hit the streets on Tuesday, co-owner Josh Saltzman gave his crew specific instructions: Don't to go anywhere near a government building. L'Enfant Plaza, normally one of the most popular food truck destinations, has become a lunchtime ghost town amid the government shutdown. Instead, PORC headed to Franklin Park. But that wasn't […]

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