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Truck Patties Made with ‘Lot of Love’ Earn Chef 2011 Vendy Cup for Best...

The city's tastiest food fight hit Governors Island Saturday

Street Food Vending: The New Frontier for Entrepreneurs to Revitalize Downtowns

Every morning, a diverse array of pushcarts, food trucks and vendors assemble on the streets, sidewalks and parking lots of almost every metropolitan area in North America.

Entrepreneurs Use Street Stands & Food Trucks to Build Brands

Thomas DeGeest is trying. In 2006, the native of Belgium chucked an engineering career at IBM to start Wafels & Dinges, selling topping-laden Belgian waffles and other gourmet desserts out of a truck downtown. He now has five vehicles and nearly 25 employees.

NYC: Upper East Side Fears the Fancy Food Trucks

The Parks Department is trying to bring more gourmet food vendors to NYC parks, in order to offer an alternative to pretzels and dirty water dogs—but the Manhattan community board that includes the Upper East Side WON'T STAND FOR IT.

NYC: Police Welcome Taco Truck Back to Upper E. Side by Towing It

Eight officers in a police van had been monitoring Paty’s the entire morning, said Sean Basinski, director of the Street Vendor Project, an advocacy group based at the Urban Justice Center.