Food Trucks Giving Free Meals to Hungry New Yorkers After Hurricane Sandy

By Tom Liddy on November 2, 2012 9:50am 

NEW YORK CITY — New Yorkers struggling without power can get a hot meal Friday, courtesy of the city's food trucks.

From noon to 4 p.m., a dozen food carts will be serving up eats and treats in the areas of the city that were hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy, including the Rockaways and lower Manhattan.

"We are so humbled and proud of our city for coming together after such devastation and chaos. We’ve heard of and seen so many instances of neighbors helping neighbors and strangers coming out of the woodwork to lend a hand," read a message from the New York City Food Truck Association on its website.

"Today, in conjunction with Jetblue, we will be trying to make life just a little bit easier for many."

Here are the spots where you can pick up some free grub:

19th Street & Eighth Avenue

• Andy’s Italian Ice

• Milk Truck

• Frites ‘n Meats

Washington Square & West 4th Street

• Big D’s Grub

• Coolhaus NY

Beach 50th & Beach Channel Drive

• Cupcake Crew

• Eddie’s Pizza

Astor Place

• Rickshaw Truck

• Toum

• Wafels & Dinges

Tompkins Square Park

• Sweetery Truck

• Mexico Blvd.

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