Category archives for: Manhattan

Long Island, NY: North Fork Burger Search – Eat Me, Drink Me Food Truck

Photo by Cyndi Murray

The Eat Me, Drink Me food truck pulled into Greenport for Taste North Fork last weekend and brought with them their increasingly popular 100% grass-fed beef burger.

Elmont, NY: Belmont Park Food Truck Festival Debuts This Weekend

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8 of NYC’s best food trucks will be in the Belmont Park backyard from 11 am until post time for the last race, which is scheduled for 5:49 pm. General admission into Belmont Park is $3 and general parking is free.

New York, NY: The Food-Truck Business Stinks

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The food-truck business, I realized, is a classic case of bureaucratic inertia. The city has a right to weigh the interests of food-market owners (who don’t want food trucks blocking their windows) and diners (who deserve to know that their street meat is edible, and harmless). But many of the rules governing location were written decades ago.

Long Beach, NY: City to Launch Food Truck Market Next Month

The city is launching a food truck market next month, and will give first preference to Long Beach businesses interested in operating a food truck like Swingbellys, pictured.

The food trucks will be an extension and represent the existing products available at the business, and should be aesthetically pleasing and of the highest caliber and diversity of food quality as approved by the city

New York, NY: Road Warriors – Gourmet Food Trucks Roll Out Quality Across L.I.

Another food truck, Rolling Spring Roll in Farmingdale, has been so successful that its owner, Joe Bui, is opening up a Vietnamese restaurant this summer. His crispy spring rolls are a crowd pleaser.

Food truck operators admit that the food-on-wheels lifestyle also comes with some hard-to-swallow challenges—some so difficult to overcome that they forced 42-year-old Liam Beardslee, who sold tacos out of Lumpy’s Food Truck in Bay Shore, out of the business.

New York, NY: NYSF First Look – Pad Siew from the Mamu Thai Noodle Truck

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Mamu has been serving lunch and dinner in Brooklyn over the past couple of weeks, plus lunch once in Manhattan. Unfortunately, our schedules just didn’t match until yesterday, their second time in Manhattan.

Manhattan, NY: A Bid to Make Peace in the Food Truck Wars

The line for a Korilla food truck in Manhattan (Ilya Marritz/WNYC)

Restaurants are often the first to complain when food trucks move in. But the trucks have also been on shaky legal ground since a judge ruled in 2011 that they cannot idle in metered parking spaces.

New York, NY: FREE Ben & Jerry’s Cones Tomorrow (4/9)

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Yes, tomorrow is the happiest day of the year – FREE Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s

New York, NY: Celebrate Japan Week At Grand Central Station

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Ekiben are bento box meals which are specifically sold in railway stations throughout Japan. Ekiben often contain local specialties from the region in which they are sold, and their debut in Japan Week will allow attendees to experience a culinary tour of Japan’s diverse regions.

Manhattan, NY: Food Truck Parking Would be Limited Under Proposed Vending Legislation

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The plan to impose new fines related to vending follows the Feb. 27 passage of new legislation by the City Council to slash vending fines in half, in order reduce their burden on often-struggling workers.