2.14.2011

Scoop: Food News Round-Up



Keeping you updated on the city's top food news...


P.O.V., the W's prime rooftop perch, is getting into DC's rapidly growing pizza pool. Jean-Georges Vongerichten's new menu features a selection of thin-crust pies including a decadent truffle and fontina, a classic mozzarella and basil, and one topped with wild mushroom and goat cheese.


• Local Tex-Mex chain Austin Grill is getting into the food truck business, reports Food Truck Fiesta. Washingtonian has more details and a photo of the new wheels.


• Speaking of food trucks, Missy Frederick reports in the Washington Business Journal
that Alexandria will test a pilot program with a set of mobile vendors
in Market Square. Bread and Chocolate, Columbia Firehouse, Fontaine Caffe, Grape and Bean, and Union Street Public House will all get in on the program with food carts.


• Georgetown's Mendocino Grille closed last week after getting into some tax trouble, the Georgetown Patch reports.


Adams Mill Bar and Grill has closed in Adams Morgan. Prince of Petworth says a Panera Bread may be on the way.



Check out SCOOP for more of the food news you need to know.

Keeping you updated on the city's top food news...

Check out SCOOP for more of the food news you need to know.


Check out SCOOP for more of the food news you need to know.
Check out SCOOP for more of the food news you need to know.
Check out SCOOP for more of the food news you need to know.

2 comments:

Clint B. said...

That's exciting about the Alexandria pilot program. Portland has a similar thing where everyday near downtown, many mobile vendors gather in a two block parking lot and sell to the public market style. Everything from korean to cuban to cupcakes.

Amanda said...

Are the food trucks allowed to roam wherever in Portland?