But food served out of moving vehicles is far from new, and along Britain's roadways, the humble forefathers of the 21st century urban food truck can still be found. Trailers, small vans, even the shell of a double-decker bus serve unglamorous fare to passing motorists, giving truckers and travelers their English breakfasts, burgers, and teacakes. No clay-oven flatbreads with beet root and goat cheese in sight.
Reuters photographer Stefan Wermuth recently documented the country's many roadside cafes, still Britain's alternative to a meal at a rest stop:
D.C.’s massive Woodner apartment building has lived many lives—from fancy hotel to one of the last bastions of affordable housing in a gentrifying neighborhood. Now, it’s on the brink of another change.