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Food Trucks Talk to Arlington; Meatball Nation Launches

ARLINGTON— The Food Trucks Association has had some promising conversations about eventually extending the amount of time Arlington food trucks can park at a single location, exec director Che Ruddell-Tabisola tells Eater. Right now, trucks can only park for 60 minutes at a time, and risk a misdemeanor charge requiring a court appearance, not to mention a fine, if they break the rule. The group is also seeking clarification on where exactly trucks must relocate once they move. [-EDC-]

DOWNTOWN and CAPITOL HILL— Food Truck Fiesta has the word on two new trucks hitting the street: Meatball Nation launched at L'Enfant Plaza and El Fuego started serving food on Capitol Hill. [FTF]

DOWNTOWN— Guess it can't stay ice cream season forever; Sinplicy is shutting down for the season. [FTF]

WILSON BUILDING— Good news for government workers: this week began a three week program outside the Wilson Building. Different food trucks each week will set up shop there Tuesday-Thursday, during lunch hours. [EaterWire]

COLLEGE PARKDMVDining is psyched that @bigcheesetruck is stationed outside Byrd Stadium during home Terps games. [Twitter]

Big Cheese Truck [Photo: megabeth/Flickr]

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