From Southern Living:

“These days Texas-style barbecue can be found all over the South, but what makes 2fifty special is the personal spins that owners Fernando González and Debby Portillo add. In 2018, the couple moved from their native El Salvador to the D.C. suburb of Riverdale Park, Maryland, and started selling slow-smoked meats at the local farmers market. Read More


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“Dear PoPville,

Other than McDonald’s, is there anywhere in DC that sells good old fashion, chocolate/vanilla twist soft serve? The ice cream stand at Union Market used to, but sadly, they don’t anymore. I’m a northeast girl who just loves her a soft serve in a cone on a hot day, and it is one thing DC’s ice cream scene is sorely lacking. Any tips on where to find some would be appreciated.”


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