Food Trucks Return to Potomac Square after COVID Pause

The GW community will have access to a rotating slate of diverse food trucks for lunch and dinner.

Food truck in Potomac Square.
Food trucks will be at Potomac Square from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. for lunch and from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. for dinner and will rotate weekly. (William Atkins/ GW Today)
September 07, 2021

Members of the George Washington University community can once again enjoy a rotating menu of meals from diverse food trucks every weekday in Potomac Square, after a nearly 18-month pause during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Each week, different trucks will be at the square from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. for lunch and from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. for dinner and will rotate weekly. Students can use their GW Dining plans to purchase food using their GWorld cards. The trucks also accept cash or credit. The food trucks are being operated by Curbside Kitchen in partnership with Chartwells Higher Education, which is GW’s new dining partner.

“The return of these food trucks to the Square brings back a variety of high quality, accessible and affordable food choices for our students, faculty and staff to enjoy in between classes or while at work,” said Mark Diaz, GW’s executive vice president and chief financial officer. “We look forward to having the Square teaming with activity and community building as was the case prior to the pandemic.” 

Last week, the food truck Soultarian came to Potomac Square, serving up vegan street food, while Dogs on the Curb offered specialty hot dogs. This week Southern California style burgers from Caliburger and Tex Mex from Roaming Coyote will be available, among other options. The food trucks are managed by Curbside Kitchen.

For the most up-to-date schedule, download the Curbside Kitchen App or visit Curbside Kitchen's website.

“Curbside Kitchen is thrilled to be hosting food trucks on campus during the week,” said Amy Katz, founder of Curbside Kitchen. “Our fleet will bring diverse, delicious and unique eating experiences to students at GW. We are excited to partner with GW and activate Potomac Square with our lineup of food trucks. Students will experience a variety of authentic meals cooked hot, fresh and onsite.”

Potomac Square opened in fall 2019—a former surface parking lot transformed into a community space for the GW community to gather. Food trucks visited the space to provide additional food options as part of an agreement with a food truck provider—Twenty Tables. However, Twenty Tables went out of business during the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals with questions about Twenty Tables can email [email protected].

 

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