Food trucks on F Street in Washington, D.C.

Food trucks on F Street in Washington, D.C.

That food trucks have experienced a boom in popularity alongside that of social media sites like Twitter isn’t a coincidence. And the fact that your favorite truck only comes by your office every few weeks is by design as well. We talk to the author of a study that parsed data to find out what drives customers to the curb for lunch and discover why D.C. is a unique city on the food truck frontier.


  • Edward Kung Assistant Professor of economics, UCLA
  • Tayla Burney Producer, The Kojo Nnamdi Show


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