Posts Tagged ‘Josh Saltzman’

Street Food: Should the D.C. Government Help Fund Restaurants and Bars?

When the owners of Ivy and Coney first set out to open their Midwest-inspired bar in Shaw, they planned for the small spot to serve only beer, Chicago-style and Detroit-style hot dogs, and a few other snacks. But when it opens in the coming months, Ivy and Coney will have built out a full kitchen, […]

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 […]

Liquor Lockers and Hot Dogs Coming to Ivy and Coney in Shaw

A month ago, Y&H broke the news that part of the team from Kangaroo Boxing Club was opening a new bar in Shaw called Ivy and Coney. Today, we know some more about what'll be inside it: The restaurant will embrace all things Chicago and Detroit. Co-owners Josh Saltzman and Adam Fry are from Chicago, […]

Kangaroo Boxing Club Owners to Open Bar in Shaw

A neighborhood bar called Ivy and Coney is on its way to 1537 7th St. NW in Shaw. The small spot comes from Kangaroo Boxing Club co-owners Josh Saltzman and Chris Powers along with bartender Adam Fry and Jamie Hess, formerly of Blue Banana. "I used to live right around the corner from this spot, so […]

PORC Truck Guys Opening a Real Restaurant in Columbia Heights

Add the crew behind the popular Purveyors of Rolling Cuisine (PORC) mobile to the growing list of local food truck operators who are also opening a more traditional brick-and-mortar-style restaurant, too. A rep for PORC founders Josh Saltzman and Trent Allen tells Y&H that the pair are partnering with fellow University of Michigan alum Chris […]

It’s Hard Out Here For A Food Truck

"Our license allows us to operate on any roadway in D.C. except the National Mall. But ever since we arrived, we've faced hurdle after hurdle. We're constantly being harassed. We've been re-inspected six times this year, even though we got perfect scores from the Health Department every time."—Josh Saltzman, co-owner of the Purveyors of Rolling […]

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