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Crown Heights »

Little Trini Cafe Brings 'Carl's Famous Doubles' to Nostrand Avenue

The Trinidadian spot is one of four businesses opening in Crown Heights this month and in the new year.

Union Square »

Neighborhood Celebrity: The Union Square Fruit Man

Kamal Uddin Ahmed says he sells about $350 worth of fruit a day on East 15th Street in Union Square.

Jackson Heights »

Arepa Lady Opening Shop on Roosevelt Avenue

The famed cheese-filled cornmeal snacks will be served year-round in a new shop.

Astoria »

Astoria's Falafel King Looking to Open Brick-and-Mortar Eatery

Fares "Freddy" Zeideia, of the King of Falafel and Shawarma food carts, is looking to open a restaurant.

Astoria »

Astoria's King Souvlaki Among Finalists for 'Vendy Cup' Street Food Award

Finalists were announced Thursday for the coveted street food title.

New York City »

How to Eat Healthy at Your Local Food Cart

Food carts are a cornucopia of unhealthy food, but experts say there are healthy options.

Carnegie Hill »

Maoz Vegetarian Comes to Central Park's Harlem Meer

Maoz Vegetarian is serving up falafel from a new kiosk in Central Park's Harlem Meer.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Paty's Taco Truck Wins 'Hero' Vendy Award, Gets Boot From Neighborhood

Paty's Tacos, winner of the first-ever hero award at the Vendys, is no longer dishing out tasty Mexican food to its hungry lunchtime followers.

Midtown & Theater District »

Cupcake Cart 'Imposter' Lands in Midtown

Midtown's new "Cake vs. Shake" has more in common with the original  "Cake & Shake" cart than just its name.

Midtown & Theater District »

Food Trucks Shift Strategies as Police Crackdown Continues

Police have been warning food trucks they are no longer welcome on many formerly popular Midtown blocks.

Midtown & Theater District »

Police Driving Food Trucks Off Popular Midtown Blocks

Food vendors say they've been barred from West 52nd and West 51st streets between Sixth and Seventh avenues.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Vendy Awards Needs a Hero (Not the Sandwich)

The Vendy Awards, which honors the best street eats, is asking the public to nominate the most heroic vendor.

Midtown & Theater District »

New Street Food Tour Set to Launch in Midtown

The tour will feature some of the city's most famous vendors on wheels along Sixth and Seventh avenue.