Street Food

food news

NYC Food Cart Vendors Protest After Being Pushed Out of Spots by Business Group

The vendors—some of whom have worked their blocks for decades—say they're being intentionally displaced by new bike racks and massive planters.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.6.19
food-features

NYC Settles With Hundreds of Street Vendors After Trashing Their Food Carts

“They took everything from me. I tried to save my food, but they threw away my food and my cart and everything.”
Diana Hubbell
5.7.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

An Inside Look at New York City Street Vendors' Fight to Survive

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.
VICE Staff
4.22.19
Street Food

Inside NYC's Street Vendors' Fight to Survive

"Right now, the way the laws are enforced is sporadic and unfair and it doesn’t work for anyone."
Diana Hubbell
4.15.19
Streetwear

This Designer Is Using Streetwear to Get People Hyped About Laotian Food

Salong Namsa's new brand Laos Supply strikes a chord with Laotian youth who want to rep their culture and cuisine through clothes.
Natalie B. Compton
3.21.19
Recipe

Smooshed Potato and Egg (Yeralma Yumurta)

This popular Iranian street food is the perfect afternoon snack or easy breakfast.
Naz Deravian
3.13.19
Los Angeles

This Los Angeles Food Truck Isn't Afraid to Call Itself 'Woke'

The Woke Truck is run by a polyamorous, multiracial trio, and teaches history alongside the fusion food it sells.
Esther Tseng
2.27.19
mexico

The Street Food at the Mexican Border Is Fire

Rather than dwell on barely moving traffic and the loss of all personal property, we spent our last 300 pesos on four delicious courses.
Rebecca Holland
10.30.18
Los Angeles

LA Will Finally Legalize Street Food Vending in 2019

Without legal protection, vendors run the risk of confiscation, jail, and in some cases, deportation.
Lauren Rothman
9.19.18
Street Food

What It Takes to Feed 900,000 Sweaty Ravers

"Some take drugs, others get heat stroke, but all of them have to eat."
Katinka Oppeck
8.20.18
mangoes

Mangonadas Are the Sweet-Sour-Spicy Frozen Treat You Should Be Eating Right Now

Get out of my Instagram, get into my hand.
Ximena N. Larkin
8.15.18
tahiti

Tahiti's Global Cuisine Is Best Experienced Through Its Food Trucks

The menus reflect the mashup of cultures that have shaped the cuisine of the islands: Chinese stir-fries and Thai-style curries, Polynesian fresh and cured fish dishes, globalized pizza, and French classics.
Betsy Andrews
5.14.18
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