Posts Tagged ‘pepito de Iberico’

Pepe Food Truck Drops $20 Sandwich Amid Ibérico Ham Shortage

Pepe's $20 Pepito de Ibérico flauta—one of D.C.'s most legendary (and expensive) food truck items—is no longer on the menu. Turns out Think Food Group has run out of the cut of Ibérico ham used for the sandwich, which also includes Serrano ham, roasted green peppers, caramelized onions, and aioli. Pepe chef Sean Wheaton says […]

Reflections On A Big Mac In D.C.’s Franklin Square

It was a day a bit like today—mostly sunny, bright, albeit at least 10 degrees warmer—only a decade ago. I was taking a stroll through D.C.'s Franklin Square. It must have been around lunchtime, or thereabouts. A few scattered park benches were occupied with folks taking their midday meal al fresco. Back then, the park […]

Yes, José Andrés’ Pepe Truck Is Still Sort of A Scene

A week after rolling out his first D.C. food truck, José Andrés continues to draw considerable lunchtime crowds to his silvery flauta mobile. Y&H counted 28 people standing in line outside Andrés' Pepe truck at Franklin Square around 12:51 p.m. on Monday, with another eight or so waiting to the side to receive their orders. […]