Category archives for: Queens

Rockways, NY: From Beast to feast – Mike D’s Sandy relief food truck


If we were the kind of people who were patient, there were trucks the mayor’s office was offering, and all these benefits that we probably could have gotten, but what we realized was that you couldn’t be patient

Astoria, NY: Finally Friday – Astoria Street Food

Chicken souvlaki pita at King of Souvlaki. Image source: Tastoria Queens

Astoria is known for it’s great food – restaurants and shops, mostly – and over recent years it has seen more and more street food. Here are some of the best we’ve come across (so far).

Rockaway, NYC : Rockaway Plate Lunch Truck


The Rockaway Plate Lunch Truck is staffed by NYC restaurants for the next 3 months.

Queens, NYC: Red Cross Mobile Kitchen Based in Roanoke Prepares Thousands of Meals in New York

Volunteers far from home

The Spirit of America is helping to feed New Yorkers affected by Hurricane Sandy

Meet the 2012 Vendy Awards Finalists: The Best of NYC Street Food [video]

Vendy Awards NY 2012

What are the secrets behind the top street food vendors in New York City?

The 8 Best Food Trucks In New York City

lukes lobster

As the craze grows, with more people opting to eat from trucks rather than traditional brick-and-mortar restaurants

Hell on Wheels: Why Food Truck Owners Are Increasingly Turning to Brick-and-Mortar Shops

More truck owners are turning to shops, as soon as they can.Photo-illustration: Maya Robinson

“Hands down, brick-and-mortar is easier,” says David Schillace, the owner of Mexicue

Brooklyn, NY: Jason Wang Talks New Restaurant Biang!, Lamb Eyeballs & a Xi’An Famous Foods Storefront

Jason Wang

We’ve been looking into working with someone else on food trucks

Changing Food Truck Permitting Process Could Raise Millions

Food trucks at their new space in a vacant lot at Canal and Varick Streets. (Amy Eddings/WNYC)

Food trucks pay up to $20,000 on the black market for permits that cost $200

Food Truck Permit Black Market


There are only 3,000 citywide