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Food Truck Fight: Blues BBQ Truck vs. Cafe Vida

What’s the best food truck in Washington? You tell us.


District Taco pulled out a win over newcomer Bada Bing DC in the poll that just closed this morning. Here's what's starting up the day: It's hard to find good barbecue in Washington, and the Blues BBQ truck in Frederick might just be the best we've had in the area. The Carolina pulled pork packs a strong vinegary punch, and it's great in a sandwich with cole slaw. And we're absolutely smitten with the scallion-studded hush puppies served with honey butter. Going against that meaty truck is Cafe Vida Express, a roving caffeine-pumping vehicle that not only serves standard espressos, cappuccinos, and cafe Americanos, but also the company's original drinks: the cinnamon-based “Canelazo” and the lemon-based “Limonazo,” both made with sugar cane.

For a ranked list of all of the trucks, and a description of each, click here

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