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To The Poll: Should Chain Restaurants Like Chick-Fil-A Be Part of the Food Truck Fleet?

Weigh in on whether the big guys belong on the road.

PETA people protested the Chick-Fil-A truck at Farragut North today . . . but failed to deter fans of the fried chicken sandwich. Photographs by Anna Spiegel.

After a series of practice runs, Chick-fil-A’s mobile unit opened for lunch today, serving chicken sandwich goodness out of a truck parked at Farragut North. Putting politics momentarily aside, the debut prompts another question: Do chain restaurants belong in the independent, small-business-dominated world of local food trucks? Time to ride the poll.


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Anna Spiegel covers the dining and drinking scene in her native DC. Prior to joining Washingtonian in 2010, she attended the French Culinary Institute and Columbia University’s MFA program in New York, and held various cooking and writing positions in NYC and in St. John, US Virgin Islands.

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