Category archives for: Long Island

Long Island, NY: Noah’s Hits the Road on the North Fork

Noah's in Greenport operates a food truck that rolls between locations on the North Fork. At dusk on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, it was at Greenport Harbor Brewing's new brewery in Peconic. (Credit: Newsday / Erica Marcus)

The truck serves different menus, depending on the venue. At Lieb Cellars and Castello di Borghese vineyards, for example, the selections are based on the modern, fish-centric menu at Noah’s restaurant.

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.

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.

Long Island, NY: Mobile Kitchen Relocates to Feed Thanksgiving Meal to 1,000 on Long Island Still Without Power

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Since November 1, a group called Mercy Chefs, using a retrofitted RV mobile kitchen, has been supplying hot meals to New Yorkers who lost power after Hurricane Sandy.

Mega-Soda Ban in New York

Enough for you?

The outcry has been deafening.

Long Island, NY: Feeding Frenzy in Montauk

The Ditch Witch truck (pictured here in August 2010) and the Beach Dog Cart are in a turf battle with newer food vendors bidding to do business.  Mimi Ritzen Crawford for the Wall Street Journal

Ditch Witch and Beach Dog Cart—have had to make room for a pair of upstarts that many locals fear will end up ousting their old favorites.

Farmingdale, NY: Tweeting from the Coffee Truck

Tom Samodolski, owner of My Mobile Munchies, a coffee truck in Farmingdale. Credit Amanda Fiscina

How one Farmingdale entrepreneur is using the web to keep business moving in this economy.

Food Trucks Heading to Long Island City for Experimental Food Court on Wheels

Bryan Smith for News A slew of food trucks are headed to Long Island City for an experimental food court on wheels this summer.

Some of the city’s most sought-after food trucks are heading to Long Island City this summer