Chef Jose Andres stands in front of Pepe, his new food truck concept that serves Spanish-style bocadillo sandwiches. (Alex Baldinger/The Washington Post)

“I think Jaleo has a pretty great sandwich menu,” he told me at a press preview earlier today, “but, maybe because of the tapas concept, no one seems to talk about them. This is a way to get them to more people.”


A trio of bocadillo. (Alex Baldinger/The Washington Post)

Prices are higher than what one would expect for typical food truck fare. But as the Red Hook Lobster Truck has shown, D.C. street food fans aren’t afraid to part with bigger bills for something special.

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