Street Food

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2014

    Three More Food Trucks Confirmed for Choice Streets

    With just over two weeks to go until our Choice Streets tasting event takes over the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex on Pier 86 (West 46th Street and Twelfth Avenue), we're proud to announce three more food trucks have joined the ranks of our featured mobile fleet.

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2014

    Attention: Get Your Early Entry Choice Streets Tickets Before They're Gone

    Our Choice Streets food truck tasting event is less than a month away, and we're moving quickly through tickets -- so quickly, in fact, that our VIP fares are sold out, and we have just a few Early Entry tickets remaining. It behooves you to snatch one of these while you can: You'll get a half an ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    Announcing Our First Batch of Food Trucks for Choice Streets

    Our third annual Choice Streets food truck tasting event takes over The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex on Pier 86 (West 46th Street and Twelfth Avenue) from 7 to 11 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7. And if you missed getting your presale tickets last week, you'll want to head over to our Choice St ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2014

    Hot Sauce Expo and Jewish Comfort Food on This Weekend's To-Do List

    Need a warm-up to get you through to April? Try a few events featuring hot sauce or warm matzo ball soup this weekend.

  • Voice Choices

    July 3, 2013


    Free movies in McCarren Park

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2013

    Watch a Video Recap of Choice Streets

    On May 7, mobile eats aficionados descended on Pier 86 of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum for our second annual Choice Streets Food Truck tasting event, which featured more than 20 of the city's best food trucks. Missed out or want to relive it? We've summed up the highlights in the video reel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Choice Streets Food-Truck Event is Tonight!

    Get your stomachs ready for Choice Streets, the Village Voice's second annual food truck event at Pier 86 of the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum! Trucks serving everything from pizza to slushies to pupusas will show up with snacks and sweets from all over the world. This year's lineup features o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2013

    5 Best Weekend Food Events

    Friday, April 26 Thai Street-Food Demonstration Chef Jay Weinstein will demonstrate how to make four different Thai curry pastes at the National Gourmet Institute from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Weinstein will pair the pastes with traditional street dishes like vegetable pad Thai, seitan satays, and yellow curr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Tickets Now on Sale for Choice Streets, the Voice's Annual Celebration of New York's Food Trucks

    Tickets are sold out to our big Choice Eats bash next Tuesday (see Robert tell you all about it here), but tickets go on sale today at noon for the Voice's annual celebration of New York's street food, Choice Streets.

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2013

    A Sole Cup of Birria at Tacos El Bronco

    Those who have tasted a good bowl of birria, the Mexican soup from Jalisco made from toasted chiles and roasted goat, know it's a soup that inspires a rapture more consuming than what tweens feel for Justin Bieber. In Los Angeles there are entire restaurants dedicated to birria -- the soft simmeri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    The Food Lineup at Governors Ball 2013

    One of the best things about summer is music festivals. One of the best things about music festivals is the massive pit dedicated to food, usually of the artisinal kind. Governors Ball, a three-year-old music festival not to be confused with Wolfgang Puck's menu for the party of the same name, will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    Q&A: Chef Suzy Singh on Her Favorite NYC Restaurants, Part 2

    Yesterday we spoke to Master Chef contestant Suzy Singh about what it's like being a minority in the food world and how she incorporates Indian and French cooking technique in her recipes. We're continuing the conversation with Singh, chatting about her upcoming projects and her favorite spots to v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2012

    Where to Eat, Donate, and Volunteer for Sandy Relief This Week [Updated]

    Originally published 11/04/12 Your city needs you, reader! The simplest thing you can do to be helpful now, and in the weeks ahead, is to head to places hit by Sandy and eat (and drink!) at the small, independently owned restaurants and bars that have opened again. Your business will help them boun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    NYC Food Truck Association Gives Free Food to Powerless

    Between noon and 4 p.m. today, the NYC Food Truck Association in conjunction with Jet Blue will give away free meals to the powerless in lower Manhattan and the Rockaways. See all the locations and participating trucks after the jump.

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Cubicles Now Served With Lunch Calling

    Getting a gourmet, Vendy Award-winning food truck to park smack dab in front of your office building is nothing short of a miracle, happening perhaps never. But come this winter, the rushed midday break will be changing--all thanks to Lunch Calling, a delivery service that bridges the gap between th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    A Look at the Winners: 2012 Vendy Awards

    On Saturday, food lovers lined up on Governors Island for the Vendy Awards, an annual street-food celebration and benefit organized by the Urban Justice Center. The non-profit works to support city vendors, providing access to licenses and advocating for vendor rights. This year's judges included F ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 12, 2012


    And the best vendor of 2012 is . . .

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2012

    Olympic Food Truck and Beer Festival

    Mark your calendars. To celebrate the end of the 2012 Olympics, will be hosting a food truck and beer festival at the South Street Seaport on Sunday, August 12. Food trucks in NYC will serve up dishes infused with the flavors of the country they are representing. Tickets are $40, wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    Weekend Event: Food Truck Festival At South Street Seaport

    [See More Events: Free Gluten-Free Pudding On The Upper East Side | Clam Talk at the South Street Seaport Museum] Looking for something to do on the weekend? Thirty of NYC's food trucks and 20 food vendors will be gathering at South Street Seaport for a massive food truck festival on Saturday. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Five Cinco De Mayo Booze & Dine Deals

    Cinco De Mayo is just around the corner and that calls for some rounds of tequila and maybe a margarita or two. Here's a round-up of five places where you can get discounted booze on the Mexican independence day. 1) $5 bar at Tortoria. Tortaria's four Mexican-style beers on tap will all be $5 each ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    Midtown Street Vendors Under Fire

    Midtown business owners have launched a campaign to clear the neighborhood's streets of their ubiquitous food carts, reports DNAinfo.

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    Fork in the Road's Favorite Food Trucks

    It's time for Tuesday Toasts, our weekly feature highlighting the Fork in the Road team's favorite versions of popular dishes and favorite spots in the city for a given activity. They might not be the best or the coolest or the newest, but instead represent the things and places that are near and de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    Chocolate Chip Cookie Showdown: Testing Recipes From Three Cookie Books

    Lauren ShockeyLeft to right: The Cookiepedia, The Treats Truck Baking Book, Cookies at Home with The Culinary Institute of America​ Whether you like 'em chewy and studded with tiny milk chocolate morsels or crispy and stuffed with big bittersweet chunks, there's really no such thing as a bad c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    Korilla BBQ Booted From The Great Food Truck Race for Cheating

    ​Oh, Korilla, say it ain't so! The Korean BBQ truck, whose chosun bowls we are so very fond of, has been kicked off of The Great Food Truck Race for cheating.

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Today in Dessert: Vendy Awards, Schweddy Balls, More Sweets for St. Marks Place

    Ben & Jerry's​There's some news rocking gently nudging the dessert world this morning...

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    New Super-Preservative Discovered; No Food Deserts in NYC?

    ​Mushrooms have been added to the growing list of foods suspected of radiation poisoning in Japan. [Bloomberg] Researchers have discovered a preservative, called bisin, that could extend the food's (and wine's) lifespan for years, even without refrigeration. [Daily Mail] As more and more pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Rising Cocoa and Sugar Prices Are Why You're Now Paying $6 for a Coolhaus Ice Cream Sandwich

    Rebecca Marx​ Yesterday, Blondie of Blondie & Brownie noted with some alarm that Coolhaus has raised the prices of their ice cream sandwiches from $5 to $6. "Don't get me wrong, the cookies are beyond delicious and the ice cream is a creamy delight," she wrote, "but this ice cream sandwich pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    If the Coolhaus Truck Had a Jingle, It Would Sound Like Wedding Bells

    Coolhaus​Just in time for Wedding Week (and Sunday), we have word via this lovely Chow video that that Coolhaus founders Freya Estreller and Natasha Case are engaged to be married. Congratulations, ladies! And keep in mind that ice cream trucks apparently make a great wedding getaway vehicles. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    Philly Has a Soulful Vendys; Eating Invasive Species

    ​Gigi and Big R's soul food truck took top honors at Philadelphia's first-ever Vendy Awards. [Wall Street Journal] Why eat shark fin soup when you can save reef fish populations along the Florida coast by eating lionfish, an invasive species? [NY Times] Arturo's is not so out of place in Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    The Anti-Food Truck Bandwagon Is Getting Kind of Full

    ​It's been quite a month for food truck haters!

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Tom Colicchio to Join Forces With Beer, Food Trucks

    There will be beer.​Following in the sticky steps of Radegast Hall, Hofbrau Bierhaus, Spritzenhaus, the Standard, and La Birrera, Tom Colicchio is planting a beer garden.

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Sorella's Emma Hearst Discusses Her Beef; Zagat's Food Truck Frenzy to Take Place Today

    ​Sorella's Emma Hearst discusses her lineage (she's of the publishing Hearsts), that of her beef (it's from the Hearst cattle farm in California), and her plans to feature the latter in a small steak restaurant she hopes to open in 2012. [NY Post] Ashkenazi Jews, who hail from Imperial Russia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    The Jalapeño NYC Truck's Goat Barbacoa and Salt Beef Tacos

    Chantal MartineauYet another taco truck. Yay!​ When we told you about the newly minted Jalapeño NYC truck last week, you may have thought to yourself, "Great. Not another taco truck." And, yes, it may be the last thing the city needs on the whole. But it certainly isn't the last thing Fort Gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Coolhaus Will Hit the Streets Tomorrow

    ​A month after announcing its intentions to bestow ice cream sandwiches upon our fair city, Coolhaus is hitting the road. New York Street Food reports that the truck will debut tomorrow as part of some sort of agreement with Firefox. They'll be handing out free ice cream sandwiches with browse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Frito-Lay Tops Food Truck Promos with Times Square Test Kitchen

    Lay's launches a test kitchen in a marquee, naturally.​Frito-Lay is going one better than the seemingly endless list of companies using food trucks to promote their brands. Instead of driving around town spreading the word on snacks like Lay's, SunChips, and Tostitos, it's parking itself right ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Hot Bird Food Truck Trucks Off, Leaving a Parking Spot to Fill

    newyorkstreetfood.comAnd just as swiftly as he drove into our lives, he was gone.​Goods isn't the only food truck to drive off into the sunset. Alan Harding's food truck at Hot Bird on Atlantic Avenue is no more.

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    In the Realm of Promotional Food Trucks, Now We've Seen Everything: Tom Colicchio to Cook Game of Thrones Dishes, Curbside

    Sean Bean, whom you might recognize from such epics as The Lord of the Rings, as Eddard Stark, in HBO's Game of Thrones.​History's Swamp People isn't the only TV show getting promoted with a pop-up food truck. Game of Thrones, the small-screen adaptation of fantasy author George R. R. Martin's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Kitchen Campaigns: For Mobile Ones, Against Temporary Ones

    [Insert (anti-)foodie cause here.]​Food has always been political, but seems to be so now more than ever, what with issues like school lunches and food labeling taking the spotlight on the national stage. And so, it should come as no surprise that New York's gourmet food trucks have gone from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Schnitzel & Things Is Planning a Mini-Empire

    Rebecca MarxSome Schnitzel & Things things.​ Souvlaki GR isn't the only food truck with an imminent storefront opening on the horizon. Schnitzel & Things is opening a big, fat brick-and-mortar outpost on Third Avenue next Monday, and it seems that that's only the beginning.

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Cooper Square Park Won't Have Any Stinkin' Food Trucks

    Shadowy people, yes. Shadowy food trucks, no.​Once Cooper Square Park gets its facelift, don't expect any food trucks to besmirch its shiny new visage.

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Tomorrow: Our 10 Best Vegetarian Street Foods

    Rebecca MarxMexicue's beets are pretty, but will they make it into the 10 Best?​ While street food is, to many people, still synonymous with street meat, there are plenty of vegetal pearls to be found among the literal swine. Tomorrow, we'll round up the best vegetarian street food we've foun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    The Milk Truck Finally Has a Set of Wheels, and Hopes to Hit the Road This Summer

    ​A relative abundance of food truck news this week - the eminent arrival of the Red Hook Lobster Pound's new crustacean mobile, the Kimchi Taco Truck's long-awaited debut in Long Island City - got us thinking about another truck of note. When, we wondered, would the Milk Truck take to the road ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Hungry for Another App? Zagat Hopes So. Its New One Follows Food Trucks.

    ​Zagat may have missed its opportunity to capitalize on the World Wide Web (much to the disappointment of its investors), but it's still trying to keep up with social networking 3.0 with its latest app., now available in beta, plots the real-time locations of New York's tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    Didier Elena of Adour Explains the French and Their Chickens

    But he likes him some pastrami sandwiches​ Didier Elena, executive chef of Alain Ducasse's Adour, began work at the St. Regis Hotel's famed restaurant this summer, but is constantly keeping his eyes peeled for seasonal eats with the onset of fall. Yesterday, we got Elena's take on champagne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Grill 'Em All to Introduce Limited-Edition 'Pantera Burger' & Beer Milkshake at RUB BBQ

    grillemalltruck/flickrHave some metal with your meat.​ Grill 'Em All, the metal-themed burger truck that won Food Network's The Great Food Truck Race, starts its victory lap of New York City tomorrow.

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Hester Street Fair and Grub Street Teaming Up to Feed People Next Weekend

    Sigmund Pretzels will stack 'em up next Saturday.​Perhaps it's no coincidence that "gourd" sounds so much like "gorge," because fall seems to have become synonymous with feeding events. To the season's already burgeoning roster (and waistlines) you can add one more: next Saturday, Oct. 16, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Chatting With The Big Gay Ice Cream Truck's Doug Quint: Ice Cream Turf Wars, Flirtatious Customers, and His New Go-Gos-Penned Jingle

    The Big Gay Ice Cream TruckDoug Quint, spreading the love.​While certain ice cream truck drivers may be driven to combative extremes, you will never catch Doug Quint complaining about his job. And how could he? As the co-proprietor (with his partner, Bryan Petroff) of the Big Gay Ice Cream Tru ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 15, 2010


    Food porn with instant gratification

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Video: Food of Zanzibar

    Al Jazeera English, which can be found on Youtube, has pretty incredible international food coverage, including a series called Street Food--in-depth, 10 minute stories on cultural foodways from Fez to Sicily to Jamaica. Check out the story about Zanzibar, which revolves around the history of the s ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 27, 2008

    Allioli, Allioli Everywhere at Macondo

    Latin street food gets dressed up for the LES

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