Following complaints that Olympic spectators were regularly being forced to wait upwards of 50 minutes on food lines this Saturday, it has come forward that some of the food vendors at several tennis and rugby venues ran out of food prematurely.
When local police forces attempted to crack down on Hong Kong's Lunar New Year street food vendors, a "fishball revolution" ensued.
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.
It was the biggest open-air market in all of Brazil and the nexus of the local economy. Now it's gone.
The vast majority of Salvador's population, who live in slums, are not allowed inside the city's new shopping malls. So this became the key place for the poorer 85 percent of the population to buy its food and other groceries.