Category archives for: Wash DC

Washington, DC: Review of Mayur Kabab House Food Truck

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The truck has kababs in three different proteins: chicken, steak, or lamb. They also have lamb or chicken curry, butter chicken, and chicken tikka masala. The meat dishes come with two of four featured vegetables, rice, and naan bread.

Washington, DC: Pedro & Vinny’s Burrito Cart Plans Expansion as Food Truck Competition Picks Up

John Rider, owner of Pedro & Vinny’s burrito cart parked at 15th and K Streets NW. (Jeffrey MacMillan/Jeffrey MacMillan )

“The fact that food trucks are so popular has made it easier to get into the truck business,” said Sai Souphom, 34, who started Saivita flower truck in December. “People understand the concept, and your customer reach is obviously wider” than in a brick-and-mortar store.

Washington, DC: As the Upstart Food Truck Industry Matures, Where is D.C.’s Mobile Lunch Scene Headed?

The District’s Farragut Square has been a magnet for food trucks at lunchtime. Under new city regulations, vendors must enter a lottery for the right to park there and at other popular spots. (Jeffrey MacMillan/Jeffrey MacMillan )

It’s a common narrative, and a popular one, in the food truck industry. Call it the creation myth of the District’s mobile food vendors: Plucky innovators short on capital abandon the tedium of desk jobs and the restrictions of traditional restaurants to peddle their creations to the District’s business-casual-clad lunch crowds.

Washington, DC: Sweet! D.C. Ranks Among America’s ‘Best Dessert Trucks’

The Twisted Sisters cupcake truck outside of The Loft store at the Peninula town center during their LOFT Opening Day Event on July 21, 2012 in Hampton, Virginia. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images for LOFT)

Food trucks are widely becoming a way for chefs to express themselves in an innovative way

Washington, DC: 10 Best Food Trucks in Washington, D.C.

The Hula Girl truck serves up Hawaiian infusion like the seaweed-wrapped Spam musubi with fried Spam and rice ($3).  (Photo: Hula Girl Truck)

Washington D.C.’s burgeoning dining scene sports a healthy and vibrant food truck culture which rivals those of larger cities such as New York or Los Angeles.

Washington, DC: D.C. Food Truck Vendors, No Longer Fighting for Parking, Praise New Regulations

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Monday marked the launch of the District’s plan to bring order to the most fashionable (and chaotic) food truck locations, where a law of the jungle had prevailed.

Washington, DC: D.C.’s Food Trucks Try to Adjust to the City’s New Regulations

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The zones are one of the biggest changes to come from the regulations that passed this summer after more than four years of hearings, debates, and protests that often pitted brick-and-mortar restaurants against their mobile competition.

Washington, DC: Starting Monday, Best Food Truck Spots In D.C. To Be Assigned By Lottery

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After years of parking where they choose, food truck operators in the District of Columbia are preparing to have their spaces assigned by lottery.

Washington, DC: New Washington, DC, Food Truck Rules Are (Mostly) Good (So Far)

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If the first week under the new regulations is a harbinger of the long-term impact of the rules, then I’m cautiously optimistic.

Washington, DC: A Final Stop for CapMac, with A Pledge to Return

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CapMac chef Victoria Harris hugs a student from the CapMac food truck at 22nd and H Streets Thursday. CapMac has spent each Thursday at this location for the past three years, and will spend its final day in service at Farragut Square on Friday.

lot of trucks don’t get to leave on their own terms. They get pushed out or forced out and in the culinary school, they say, ‘ Change your job every three or four years’ because you’ll burn out