We received a sweet mention from the folks at Refinery29 and was named an awesome DC born goodie to try:
In the long and unfinished debate about whether D.C. has an indigenous cuisine, only half-smokes and the mysterious mambo sauce stand out. Area native Arsha Jones founded the Capital City brand to try to broaden interest in the sauce — a curious amalgamation of barbecue, buffalo, and sweet-and-sour flavors — outside of the city’s carry-out joints.
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Capital City’s product should be referred to as Capital City™ mambo sauce. MUMBO is a federally registered trademark of Select Brands LLC.