Borinquen Lunch Box Food Truck

Food Truck vending in Alexandria, Virginia’s West End

Today, (Thursday, February 16), Borinquen Lunch Box is serving off-street in the West End of Alexandria, Virginia at the Hilton Mark Center from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

The Borinquen Lunch Box food truck serves Puerto Rican cuisine, from the typical sandwiches (Tripletas, Churrascos, Media Noches) to soups (Sancocho, chicken and rice stew) Mofongo, to empanadillas and more.


(Photo via Adam Fagen, on Flickr)

Borinquen Lunch Box
This is an update to this post. On May 10, the Alexandria City Council voted to allow food truck vendors to operate in three designated, on-street locations on public property in addition to previously approved off-street locations.

On-street food truck vending was approved in the following areas:

  • 800 block of N. West Street, north of Madison Street, near the Braddock Road Metro;
  • the 1700 block of King Street adjacent to King Street Gardens; and
  • The 2200 block of Eisenhower Avenue, near Mill Road.

We’re keeping tabs on the three locations on a daily basis as well as off-street. Off-street vending is still allowed in Alexandria, Virginia.

Today, (Thursday, September 1), Borinquen Lunch Box is serving off-street in the West End of Alexandria, Virginia at the Hilton Mark Center from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.


(Photo via Adam Fagen, on Flickr)

Borinquen Lunch Box

This is an update to this post. On May 10, the Alexandria City Council voted to allow food truck vendors to operate in three designated, on-street locations on public property in addition to previously approved off-street locations.

On-street food truck vending was approved in the following areas:

  • 800 block of N. West Street, north of Madison Street, near the Braddock Road Metro;
  • the 1700 block of King Street adjacent to King Street Gardens; and
  • The 2200 block of Eisenhower Avenue, near Mill Road.

We’re keeping tabs on the three locations on a daily basis. Off-street vending is still allowed in Alexandria, Virginia.

Today, (Thursday, August 25), Borinquen Lunch Box is serving off-street in the West End of Alexandria, Virginia at the Hilton Mark Center from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.


(Photo via Adam Fagen, on Flickr)

Ada's Kitchen on Wheels Food Truck

(Photo credit: Yelp)

This is an update to this post. On May 10, the Alexandria City Council voted to allow food truck vendors to operate in three designated, on-street locations on public property in addition to previously approved off-street locations.

On-street food truck vending was approved in the following areas:

  • 800 block of N. West Street, north of Madison Street, near the Braddock Road Metro;
  • the 1700 block of King Street adjacent to King Street Gardens; and
  • The 2200 block of Eisenhower Avenue, near Mill Road.

We’re keeping tabs on the three locations on a daily basis as well as off-street. Off-street vending is still allowed in Alexandria, Virginia.

Today, at the Hilton Mark Center, Ada’s Kitchen on Wheels will be there for lunch.

Road closed sign

Alexandria Police have closed off eastbound Seminary Road at Mark Center Drive in Alexandria, Virginia this morning due to a multi-vehicle crash. Traffic is being diverted onto North Beauregard Street.

You can also use King Street to get around the closure if you are heading to Old Town Alexandria area.

Pedestrian accident

Police Investigate Pedestrian Crash on Seminary Road

This is an update to this post.

Alexandria Police are investigating a pedestrian crash that occurred on Thursday, February 18, 2016, near the intersection of Seminary Road and Hermitage Lane in the West End of Alexandria, Virginia.

At approximately 10:30 p.m., police responded to the area for a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. Initial investigation shows a white vehicle traveling west on Seminary Road struck a passing pedestrian. The driver remained on the scene. The victim was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Members of the Crash Reconstruction Team are investigating the incident. The investigation is ongoing. The victim, a 57 year-old white male, is in serious condition.

Alexandria Police ask that witnesses or people with information regarding this collision contact Officer Nancy Gordon at 703.746.6268.

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