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

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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]

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