The East Williamsburg independent music haven closed down on March 9 due to "pressure from local authorities."
Ever since his Belgian french fry shop was destroyed in a fire last year, the owner of Pommes Frites has been trying to rebuild and reopen—but like other restaurant owners in New York City, he's realized that's easier said than done.
In 1981, NYC permanently capped the available number of food cart permits at 3,000. While the permits originally cost $200, vendors are now renting them on the black market for up to $25,000 annually.
After coming under fire for issuing too many permits over the last few years, authorities seem committed to reducing overcrowding at the mountain's summit.
Ice cream dons often have had the business in their family for decades, and everyone knows everyone else. There are two things you need to join the club—a mobile food permit and a list of good spots where you can sell—and both are almost impossible to...
Sacramento is struggling to regulate huge Facebook groups where anyone and everyone can sell homemade dishes prepared without any assurance of food safety.
As those who are attentive to gastronomic rumblings in Canada are doubtless already aware, a few weeks ago it was announced that Montreal is finally lifting its 60-odd year ban on street food, although it is doing it in a way that is as perversely...