A couple of weeks ago, a new food truck debuted at the AfroPunk Festival in Brooklyn called the Green Radish. We haven’t been able to catch up to it until recently, but finally got there.
Through our Mobile Munchies Twitter feed, we’ve been hearing good things about the Egg Tosti from The Steel Cart. Although we usually have only a bagel for breakfast, we do enjoy The Steel Cart’s soups and sandwiches for lunch. Once in a while it’s fun to get breakfast for lunch, too.
There have been a number of new street food vendors coming out in the past month or so, and Mamak is one of the more intriguing ones. They specialize in rendang, a Malaysian stew that’s popular throughout Southeast Asia, but there were other interesting things on the menu we wanted to try as well.
There’s another new food truck in town, and this one truly stands out from all those trucks serving variations on tacos, burritos and rice bowls. The Rhong Tiam Supreme Burger Truck puts its own unique twist on burgers, but there were a couple of other items we wanted to try first before tackling those patties.
A new food cart named Hyderabad popped up recently that splits its time between Midtown and the Financial District. The name is a reference to a city in India where they are from.
There are plenty of carts on the streets of New York, but where can you find the highest quality meals? We narrowed it down for you – here are the best bets for a quality food cart lunch or dinner.
Question of the day: Can you eat lunch at a cheesesteak truck if you’re a vegetarian? Sounds like it may be impossible, but we gave it a try. No, we’re not going vegetarian, just expanding our palate.
Eddie’s has expanded on their initial pizza menu with some nice sandwiches and Italian sliders, but they didn’t have any sandwiches the day we went. Must have been a snafu with the rolls.
Due to serious mechanical issues, then the storm(s), the Bian Dang truck was off the road for nearly a month. We stopped by recently to welcome them back, and to get an order of Taiwanese pork chops for $7.
Digging in, the dumplings were really good, with plenty of meat inside the wrappers. The order came with a sweet soy dipping sauce that was tasty with the dumplings.
We’ve been to the Rickshaw Dumpling Truck several times, and have covered most of the menu, but there’s one elusive Daily Special we have not been able to try yet – Peking duck dumplings.
The falafel burger is one of the least expensive main items at Go Burger, at $6. With no meat included, we would be shocked if it wasn’t.
One of the odder food truck names in NYC is the 99% Vegetarian Food Truck. What’s that about? If they’re a vegetarian food truck, why are they throwing a bone to carnivores?
In what seems like a weekly occurrence, another new food truck recently hit the NYC streets. This one is called the Mac Truck, and serves one of the ultimate comfort foods: macaroni & cheese.
We got a tip about a new Indian food truck that has popped up around town called Mausam Curry N Bites. Mausam means “seasons”, and their philosophy is “A variety of fresh food and spices for all tastes and seasons”.