In some American cities, street food means a lot more than hot dogs, hot nuts and potato chips. But the complex rules for carts and trucks often affect the menu. We explore why D.C.’s rules may promote a street food renaissance, and why dishes from curry to cupcakes are flying off carts and trucks all over town.


  • Tim Carman Food Writer, Washington City Paper
  • Justin Vitarello Co-Founder, The Fojol Brothers of Merlindia, A Traveling Culinary Carnival

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