Posts Tagged ‘Susan Povich’

Red Hook Lobster Truck Set to Hit the Streets Next Week

Signs are looking good, according to the man leading the charge for the Red Hook Lobster truck, that the long-awaited mobile crustacean unit will hit the streets on August 13. That's a week from tomorrow (although almost a month later than previously thought). Leland Morris, whom the New York/DC owners have hired as president of […]

Red Hook Lobster Truck May Hit the Road in Mid-July

Back in May, when I spoke with the Red Hook Lobster Pound owners about why the Brooklynites decided to roll their food truck into D.C., they said they wanted to start selling rolls on District streets by the end of June. Well, it's July, folks. Where are those Maine- and Connecticut-style lobster rolls? "We're currently […]

Brooklyn’s Red Hook Lobster Truck Navigates the Twists and Turns of D.C.’s Street Food Culture

As I reported earlier, the owners of the Red Hook Lobster Pound in Brooklyn decided to launch a food truck in D.C. because they felt the District's bureaucracy was less burdensome than the Big Apple's. But as this week's Young & Hungry column shows, D.C. is not without its minor annoyances to street vendors. One […]

Red Hook Lobster Pound Finds Street Vending Easier in D.C. Than NYC

This may be a first: A Brooklyn lobster vendor is planning to launch a street truck in D.C. because our bureaucracy is easier to deal with. So says Susan Povich, co-owner of the Red Hook Lobster Pound in Brooklyn, who told the New York Times earlier this week that she's given up on the burdensome […]