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Topic - Kristi Whitfield
Instead of serving meals, the colorful food trucks that usually offer lobster rolls, piping-hot slices of pizza or spicy empanadas were closed on Monday — a demonstration of what the lunch hour could be like under new regulations proposed by city officials.
"You have to trust the market. You have to trust the customer," Ms. Whitfield said. "You shouldn't look to the government to regulate consumer choice."
Juggling her 8-month-old son, Kristi Whitfield, co-owner of Curbside Cupcakes, looked around Farragut Square on Monday and said the reason for the association's pushback is that "instead of competition, we're talking about traffic congestion."