Mainstreet.com recently published a list of their choices for the best food trucks in America. While there are the usual suspects such as Calexico Carne Asada (not actually a food truck) and Dessert Truck (which is now a storefront) in New York and Kogi Korean BBQ, Skillet and Buttermilk Truck in L.A., there were a few left-field choices too. Click here to see them, as well as to read a (very) short history of food trucks.
Archive for the ‘Vintage street vendors’ Category
Charles W. Cushman shot some great photos of New York throughout the 20th century. Here are a couple of shots of downtown NY street vendors from 1942. Check out the sheet metal chimney and firewood on the sweet potato cart below.
If you want to see more of his photos from this era, click through this link. [Gothamist]