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Mr. Yogato and Thomas Foolery Accept Bitcoin

Source: Washington City Paper Young & Hungry

You can now use your Bitcoins to buy frozen yogurt and Smirnoff Ice. Aerospace expert/restaurateur Steve Davis began accepting the digital currency at his wacky Dupont bar Thomas Foolery about four months ago and at his frozen yogurt shop Mr. Yogato a month ago. The restaurants are the first in the D.C. area to accept Bitcoin, following in the footsteps of the Peruvian Brothers food truck.

“I think it’s cool,” Davis explains simply. He owns Bitcoins but isn’t able to actively use them because not a lot of places in D.C. accept them. 

How it works: Bitcoin users have accounts on their ...

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Philadelphia Brewing Company Accepting Bitcoin As Payment

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

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So you guys have heard of Bitcoin, right? It’s that wholly digital, wildly fluctuating, peer-to-peer crypto-currency that’s been in the news a bunch recently because some big companies (Overstock, Virgin Galactic) have recently said that they’re going to let people pay with it.

Well, now Philly beer nerds who prefer to exist outside the traditional banking system can rejoice because Philadelphia Brewing Company has just announced that they’re going to be the first United States brewery to accept bitcoin as payment for both wholesale and retail purchases. Here’s a piece of their reasoning from the press release:

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EaterWire: Peruvian Brothers Accept Bitcoin; Robeks Closes

Source: Eater DC

peruvianb.jpgFOOD TRUCKS&#8212 Because why not — the Peruvian Brothers food truck is now accepting bitcoin, Young & Hungry reports. Is this the first of a trend, or will most trucks forsake the digital currency? [WCP]

ARLINGTON&#8212 A smoothie shortage for Arlington? The Robeks location at Court House has closed its doors, ARLNOW reports; it had been located there for eight years. [ARLNOW]

TREND WATCH&#8212 Washingtonian notes foie gras French toast is among the menu items at the new City Tap House. Hmm, Barmini has foie gras waffles. D.C., are foie-based breakfast foods really going ...

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Peruvian Brothers Food Truck Now Accepting Bitcoin

Source: Washington City Paper Young & Hungry

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It’s no longer a question of whether food trucks take cash or credit. Peruvian Brothers is now the first D.C.-area food truck to take the digital currency Bitcoin.

What and huh? Well, remember the Winklevoss twins, the Harvard rowers best known for suing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for stealing their idea for a social networking site? The twins, Tyler and Cameron, are Bitcoin investors and also happen to be good friends with Peruvian Brothers co-founders Giuseppe and Mario Lanzone. Giuseppe competed with the Winklevii on the U.S. rowing team in the 2008 Beijing Olympics as well as other ...

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