PORTLAND’S NEWEST FOOD CART POD

The Mississippi Marketplace is Portland's latest food cart pod, by the intersection of N Mississippi and Skidmore. You can get vegetarian sushi, sopapillas, pizza, fried-egg breakfast sandwiches, desserts, and soups there, but the rapid increase in the number of food cart vendors makes some people wonder if there are too many to survive the winter. There has been a...

STREET FOOD EXPLOSION TAXES VENDORS AND LOCAL GOVTS

Local SixForty Seven (Wash DC) The recent explosion of food trucks and food carts across the country has led to a myriad of different permits that are needed, regulations that need to be followed, and general uncertainties about what laws and statutes local governments and police departments are going to follow (or choose to ignore). The Washington Post spoke with street...

I AM YOUR FATHER, LUKE GRILLWALKER

War of the Wursts hits Berlin as Grillwalkers, with 4 pounds of propane on their back, portable grills, and wursts galore, traverse the city selling one of my favorite street foods. As reported by the NY Times, the Grillwalker was invented by Bertram Rohloff in 1997 after being laid off from his job in hotel management. Mr. Rohloff now has...

NEW YORK & SINGAPORE NAMED BEST CITIES FOR FOOD

Lonely Planet surveyed travel experts from all over the world and asked them: "What is your favourite city to gorge yourself with food?" In joint first place were New York and Singapore, reflecting the diversity of food offerings in each city. The fact that visitors can try everything from excellent street food to world-class fine dining resulted in the...

THANKSGIVING’S OVER…TIME TO SHOP

Little Fluff Stuff makes soft, fluffy toys that look pretty tasty. They also make cute toys that don't look like food. Fork in the Road found them on Etsy. Check them out for the perfect gift for your foodie friend or their kids.

THAI STREET FOOD & HAPPY HOUR – MARRIAGE MADE IN HEAVEN

Thai Fusion in Seattle Thai Fusion, a restaurant in Seattle, has paired Thai street food such as satays and skewers with PBR (16 oz) tall boys. During happy hours every Mon-Wed from 3-6, satays, skewers and PBR tall boys are just $1 each. Sounds like a marriage made in heaven. If you know of any place in NYC with a...

NYSF FEATURED VENDOR PROFILE: CUPCAKE STOP

The Cupcake Stop truck is the subject of our latest New York Street Food Featured Vendor Profile. Cupcake Stop was founded by Lev Ekster, a Brooklyn native and recent New York Law School graduate who put his law career on hold to start Cupcake Stop after spending many long nights in the law library fueled by cupcakes. We recently...

VENDY AWARD FINALIST GOES NATIONAL

Rafael Soler, a Vendy Award finalist in 2008 for Soler Dominican, was on a recent Martha Stewart TV show and shared some "inside information" with her, his recipe for pupusas. Click through for the video from the show and Rafael's great recipe.

A NY TRADITION POPS UP IN SF

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Amelia Nahman, whose last name translates from Hebrew as "comforter" will be opening up a cart in SF with the ultimate New York Street Food, an Egg Cream Cart. As any New Yorker knows, there are no eggs or cream in an egg cream, but they are delicious nonetheless. Chocolate syrup (Fox's U-Bet is best), milk, seltzer and a...

ACROSS THE RIVER, IN NJ

For those of you in NJ, there is also a thriving food truck scene. There are currently 33 food trucks in Hoboken, 18 in Secaucus, and numerous others including the Louisiana Spice Truck in Jersey City. I know what you're thinking. How safe is it to eat from a food truck in NJ? The Hudson Reporter recently did some investigative...