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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.