As for the cream gravy, it’s good, but it’s not the traditional Southern gravy we’ve had on chicken fried steak, biscuits & gravy, and chicken & waffles. That stuff will stop a train (or the blood from pumping to your heart)
Driven by police from popular blocks across Midtown, food truck drivers and their fans are struggling
The taxicab-yellow Wafels and Dinges truck, which has trolled the streets since 2007, has become a mainstay.
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.
In New York, fast food restaurants with drive-up windows are eclipsed by fast food trucks with walk-up windows.
As licenses expire, the Parks Department is slowly replacing some of the roughly 55 hot dog carts in and around Central Park with "specialty food carts" — a new breed of vendors who often offer gourmet treats that are devoutly chronicled by foodie blogs such as Midtown Lunch and New York Street Food.