Local Chain Z-Burger Launches a Food Truck

Patties and 14 shakes for DC and Maryland.

The new Z-Burger truck hits the streets in January. Photograph courtesy of Z-Burger.

Local chain Z-Burger will hit the streets in the first week of January with a new food truck. The burger-mobile will operate in DC and Montgomery County, offering a street-friendly version of its restaurant menu: beef and veggie burgers, hot dogs, and 14 varieties of milkshakes.

Co-owner Peter Tabibian has been diversifying the fast food joint’s reach, including numerous giveaways and the addition of the health-minded Z-Sandwich in Tenleytown. The first truck is meant to be part of a growing fleet that will expand in 2015, along with more brick-and-mortar locations of Z-Burger; six currently operate in the area.

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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.