After public spat with Brew Bus, Florida Avenue Eats rebrands as 'Florida Eats'

Beef officially over.

click to enlarge Brew Bus owner Anthony Derby(L) and Florida Eats owner Greg Spadaccini(R) join to squash beef outside of courts. - JENNA RIMENSNYDER
Brew Bus owner Anthony Derby(L) and Florida Eats owner Greg Spadaccini(R) join to squash beef outside of courts.

Earlier this month, Greg Spadaccini of Spaddy's Coffee Co. and Florida Avenue Eats received a summons from Brew Bus owner Anthony Derby to appear in court over a trademark infringement

Today, the two met to issue a public statement at the new eatery for a media event. Rather than going through the court system, both Brew Bus and Florida Avenue Eats have agreed that Spadaccini will rebrand as Florida Eats. 

"Should I introduce myself as Greg Spadaccini of Florida Eats or Florida Avenue Eats?," asked Greg Spadaccini.

The two of them stated that they are happy to be able to move forward with the support of our community. "Today we are happy to announce that we have reached an amicable decision we have done this by ourselves outside of the court," said Derby. 

The two laughed and shook hands. 

"We look forward to continuing to support not only one another, but demonstrating to our entire community that differences can be solved — especially over a coffee or a beer," Spadaccini added. 

Derby and his legal team stuck around and grabbed lunched, while customers bustled in and out of the establishment.

As for Spadaccini's GoFundMe page, which was helping raise funds for legal aid, it has since been deactivated.

Beef officially over. Let's drink to that. 

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