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Oyamel Kicks off Tequila & Mezcal Fest; DC's Best Wings

PENN QUARTER—Speaking of José Andrés, not only did the Spanish chef debut his new food truck today, but his Mexican restaurant Oyamel is also kicking off its fifth annual Tequila & Mezcal Festival. For the next two weeks, they're going to be hosting all kinds of tastings, dinners and talks with tequila producers. The restaurant will also offer a special menu highlighting the cuisine of Mexico's Oaxaca and Jalisco regions. [EaterWire]

FOOD MEDIAThe Washingtonian's annual bracket-style food competition got underway today with this year's theme: wings. So far they've pitted the wings from Oohhs and Aahhs against those of Hooters, and The Source against Mellow Mushroom. [The Washingtonian]

FOOD TRUCKS—Food Truck Fiesta notes that the comment period on the new food truck regulations has ended and that DCRA has received a total of 3,200 comments. Meanwhile, the Examiner learns that Harriet Tregoning, DC's director of planning, envisions a world where food trucks set up shop on the Mall, finally providing tourists with more lunch options. [FTF, Examiner]

Oyamel [Photo: Nate M./Yelp]

Oyamel Cocina Mexicana

401 7th Street Northwest, , DC 20004 (202) 628-1005 Visit Website

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