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National News: Los Angeles Is The Model For Food-Truck Freedom, Washington, D.C. Is Protectionist...
Thankfully, citizens and food-truck operators themselves didn’t stand for this. Widespread and vocal community activism forced the City Council of the District of Columbia to reconsider the proposed regulations.
In addition to serving delicious eats, food trucks help to incentivize economic investment by demonstrating the viability of restaurants and retail in important communities
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.
The truck is a project of Chris and Carmen Morse. The truck will serve beef, crab cake, and pulled pork sliders with sides of salad and sweet potato fries. For dessert, the owners plan to serve cupcakes is a variety of flavors like chocolate, vanilla, lemon, and red velvet.
The 2013 Curbside Cookoff food truck festival series kicks off July 13 at Capitol Riverfront, with donations made at the festival entrance to benefit Miriam’s Kitchen, the Food Truck Association of Metropolitan Washington announced today.
D.C. Council member Vincent B. Orange (D-At Large) says he will introduce an emergency amendment next week in an attempt to bridge the divide between food trucks and bricks-and-mortar restaurants and pave the way for new vending regulations for the first time in more than 30 years.
The approved regulations free the District’s more than 100 food trucks from “ice cream truck rules” that had required parked vendors to have a line of customers waiting for service at all times. Legislators had already approved portions of the regulations that addressed food safety and labor standards two weeks ago.