Amid the historic monuments and bustling corridors of the nation’s capital, another rising star commands attention: the Black-owned food trucks of the DMV area. These roving gourmet havens, parked strategically amongst urban sprawls and serene parks, encapsulate a fusion of deep-rooted traditions and contemporary flavors, representing the diverse tapestry of the region’s Black community. As you navigate the district, with its blend of old-world charm and modern vibrancy, let these mobile maestros guide your culinary compass. In this feature, we spotlight the crème de la crème of Black-owned food trucks that aren’t merely dishing out meals, but are serving up heaping portions of culture, legacy, and passion. Prepare to embark on a gastronomic journey through the heart of DC, one savory stop at a time.
Follow these trucks on Instagram and also try many of them at the DC Black Food & Wine Festival on September 2nd.