Truck Stops: Where to Find Lunch on Wheels

Every morning, we’ll let you know where the area’s food trucks are rolling

By: Melissa Romero

Happy Friday! Be sure to say "Aloha" to the Hula Girl crew—it's their grand opening at L'Enfant today. The menu includes teriyaki chicken, steak, or tofu with a salad or on a platter or sandwich. Or if you're in the Eastern Market area, check out Macy's food truck. Culinary chefs are taking part in Macy's Chefs A-Go-Go! Food Truck Tour as the truck makes it way up the East Coast. Chef Marcus Samuelsson will be serving catfish and sweet-potato fries—for free! Any donations will go to Feeding America, a domestic hunger-relief organization. 

Eastern Market (Eighth St.  and Pennsylvania Ave., SE), where you'll find Macy's Chef A-Go-Go.

Farragut Square (17th and I sts., NW), where you'll find the Ficelle, Curbside Cupcakes (Pinky 1's second stop), Magellan from Sâuçá, Sol Mexican Grill, the Cheesecake Truck, Tasty Kabob (first truck), Yellow Vendor, Sixth and Rye, DC Slices, and Sabor'a Street (nearby at 19th and L sts., NW).

Franklin Square (13th and K sts., NW),
where you'll find the Big Cheese, Pleasant Pops, Curbside Cupcakes (Pinky 1's third stop), Pangea from Sâuçá, Pi Truck, Merlindia from Fojol Bros, and the Pie Truck.

L'Enfant (Sixth St. and Maryland Ave., SW), where you'll find BBQ Bus, Hula Girl, DC Empanadas, and Saucalito from Sâuçá.

Metro Center (12th and G sts., NW), where you'll find Curbside Cupcakes (Pinky 3's third stop), Red Hook Lobster, Tasty Kabob (second truck), and Marco Polo from Sâuçá.

Patriots Plaza (Fourth and E sts., SW), where you'll find the Orange Cow.

Navy Yard (around First and M sts., SE),
where you'll find El Floridano.

Northern Virginia,
where you'll find Capital Empanadas (Ballston), Doug the Food Dude (Crystal City), Bratwurst King (Reston), and Choupi Crepes and District Taco (Rosslyn).

State Department/West End area (21st St. and Virginia Ave., NW), where you'll find Benethiopia from Fojol Bros.

Union Station (First and G sts., NE), where you'll find TaKorean.

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