Food Cart

(credit: New York Street Food)

NY Food Truck Lunch: “Street Meat” Platter From Rafiqi’s

With white sauce, herby green sauce and hot sauce (which was actually hot), this was a classic “street meat” lunch. It was better than most of the anonymous halal carts on just about every corner of Midtown and Downtown.

CBS New York–05/03/2012

Sammy Kassen, who manages the food cart, says he feels like he has been treated like an "animal" by some local business owners, who want him and his cart out of the neighborhood. (credit: CBS 2)

Bay Ridge Food Cart Manager Says He Won’t Leave Block Despite Pressure From Businesses

The halal food cart at the corner of 86th Street and 5th Avenue has been there for the past three years, but in the past 3 months, some local businesses have been vocal about getting the cart to leave.


NYC Food Cart (Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Queens Senator Wants Letter-Grading System For Street Food Vendors

State Senator Jose Peralta will introduce legislation this week that would require local health departments to implement a letter-grading system for street vendors, similar to the current restaurant grading system.


A food cart is seen outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NY - Jan 8, 2009 - Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

NYC Parks Look To Expand Food Vendor Selections

Forget the pretzels and hot dogs. New York City’s parks may soon be offering a more diverse selection of foods.



The 8 Best Tacos In New York City, 2010

Skip the chains and head for the real deal — typically a restaurant in a Mexican neighborhood, or a cart. Here are our picks for the best tacos in NYC.

CBS New York–10/12/2010