Food trucks are widely becoming a way for chefs to express themselves in an innovative way
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.
Taste of D.C. returns, Oct. 12-13
Basically food trucks from New York and D.C. are going to gather in a big circle in Canal Park and do what they do-- serve food. There will be a panel of judges that goes around and tastes all the food on offer and picks which city does it best. After they realize that D.C. wins, they'll give out prizes for truck design and truck crew, etc.
D.C.’s pizza apparently can’t compete with New York’s, and it seems its local markets, bartenders and bakeries don’t stand much of a chance, either.
The Gypsy Queen Cafe is hoping to roll out a third food truck by the end of the year.
If we were to vote today on these regulations, I can tell you that these regulations are not going to pass," Orange said during the seven-and-a-half-hour-long hearing. "I think what we have been able to do today is push people to the point where these regulations, with some minor tweaks, can move forward and we can get this in place before the end of this calendar year
The regulations proposed by Gray would formalize where and when food truck can vend, offering them more certainty as to where they can park and how long they can remain.
The Washington Post reported that the regulations will allow at least three spaces for trucks at each mobile vending zone and still impose the rule requiring 10 feet of “unobstructed” sidewalk next to any parking space not part of a mobile roadway vending zone.