Posts Tagged ‘Kristi Whitfield’

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 […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Corned Beef Odyssey Edition

Self-described "mixtress" Gina Chersevani splits from PS7's. [Washingtonian] A guy drives 20 hours round-trip from Michigan to try Spike Mendelsohn's warm, savory corned beef from the Sixth & Rye truck.  And, boy, did that Cadillac smell by the time he got back. [Automobile Magazine] In case you missed it, here's what D.C. chefs José Andrés, […]

Why Don’t D.C. Food Trucks Just Pay Some Guy To Stand In Line?

In the spirit of this week's "Answers Issue" of Washington City Paper, Y&H has a few questions of his own. Here's one that pertains to the District's longstanding vending regulations, particularly the much maligned "ice cream truck rule," which, as presently written, specifically states that: "No roadway vending vehicle shall remain in any one (1) […]

For Food Trucks, Any New Rules Are Good Rules

The D.C. government on Friday released its long-awaited new regulations to govern how food trucks operate in the District. (The Post has the full 67-page rulemaking here.) For operators of the popular roving nosh mobiles, the mere publication of new rules in this morning's D.C. Register represents something of a victory. "We are desperate for […]