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New York, NY: NYSF First Look – Monkey Brothers Lab

The Texas Burger comes with lettuce, tomato, cheese, and a fried egg on top. They handled the fried egg just right, with plenty of yolk running down the sides of the burger and bun. We may have needed a few extra napkins, but there’s nothing like a messy yolk covering all aspects of a burger.

New York, NY: Dessert Alert – Uncle Gino’s Italian Ices & Ice Cream

The menu does have some less common flavors, such as sour apple or mango ices, and cheesecake ice cream.

New York, NY: 2013 Vendy Awards Recap – Best Dessert

Best Dessert is always a favorite category of ours at the Vendy Awards. We are serious ice cream and frozen dessert addicts, and once again, this was the place to be for delicious desserts.

New York, NY: 2013 Vendy Awards Recap – The Vendy Cup & People’s Taste...

They did it again! A Red Hook Ballfields Vendor, El Olomega, was the big winner at the 2013 Vendy Awards, held Saturday, Sept 7th in Brooklyn. That makes 4 out of the last 5 years that a Red Hook Ballfields Vendor has won the prestigious Vendy Cup, awarded to “The Best Street Vendor in NYC”.

New York, NY: Street Eats – Attempting To Round Out The Menu At Moo...

The wrapper itself is what they call “pancakes” when ordering moo shu in a Chinese restaurant. They are more flexible than a flour tortilla, but still quite thin.

New York, NY: NYSF First Look – Aom Jai Thai Food

The menu is pretty much create-your-own dish. There are about 10 sauces (peanut, cashew, spicy noodle, basil), and you add the protein. Not sure if they have tofu, but it’s easy enough to order the dishes without meat if you’re a vegetarian.

New York, NY: Street Eats – Kofta Platter from Bread & Olives

The kofta at Bread & Olives is made from ground beef, and it was shaped like a long, thick sausage. It was probably about 9″ long and cylindrical.

New York, NY: NYSF First Look – El Paso Truck

Short ribs and watermelon pico de gallo are well and good, but they need a sauce to bring it all together. The chipotle BBQ sauce was a great choice. It was sweet and smoky, with some heat, but not too much.

New York, NY: Street Eats – Falafel Platter from La Baguette Cafe Truck

The falafel was deeply-fried on the outside, and had an herby taste inside. It could have been a little moister, but we wouldn’t call the falafel overly dry

New York, NY: NYSF First Look – La Perla Mexicana

Oaxaca cheese is named for the state in southern Mexico where it originated. It’s like a Mexican version of mild mozzarella or string cheese, and boy was this stringy.