Yes, José Andrés’ Pepe Truck Is Still a Scene

So... 28 people standing in line at lunch time Monday?

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    Chris Shott

    A week after rolling out his first D.C. food truck, José Andrés continues to draw considerable lunchtime crowds to his silvery flauta mobile.

    Young & Hungry counted 28 people standing in line outside the Pepe truck at Franklin Square around 12:51 p.m. on Monday, with another eight or so waiting to the side to receive their orders. The line was a lot shorter (and, in some cases, entirely non-existent) at other trucks parked nearby, including Fojol Bros. and Sol.

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    Yes, José Andrés’ Pepe Truck Is Still Sort of A Scene was originally published by Washington City Paper on Mar ch12, 2012.