The vendors—some of whom have worked their blocks for decades—say they're being intentionally displaced by new bike racks and massive planters.
“They took everything from me. I tried to save my food, but they threw away my food and my cart and everything.”
The city only gives out 4,000 permits a year, creating a black market for vendors securing them illegally—but now one local legislator is pushing to offer up more.
Salong Namsa's new brand Laos Supply strikes a chord with Laotian youth who want to rep their culture and cuisine through clothes.
Silky char siu pork, crispy wontons, and umami noodles. Singapore's Noodle Story serves high-tier street food.
The Woke Truck is run by a polyamorous, multiracial trio, and teaches history alongside the fusion food it sells.
Without legal protection, vendors run the risk of confiscation, jail, and in some cases, deportation.
Get out of my Instagram, get into my hand.