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Astoria Characters: The Falafel King

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 06.28.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

YEAHHHHH BABY! Finally, The King of Falafel & Shawarma is in his castle. Fares "Freddy" Zeideia -- OK, you know you can't help yourself so just call ...

Una mujer y su carrita: The Face of Chicago's Ban on Food Carts

Hilary Gowins | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics
Hilary Gowins

Claudia Perez is 62 years old. She was born in Mexico, but came to the United States in 1995.

Jobs Hypocrisy: Politicians Kill Opportunity With Limits On Street Vendors

Hilary Gowins | Posted 12.14.2014 | Chicago
Hilary Gowins

Politicians talk about unemployment nonstop. But 'jobs' have become just another talking point, a measure of political job performance, a launching pad to discuss bold new plans for economic development and schemes to use other people's money to prop up big business.

Food Cart Tour Dares You To 'Eat The Street'

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2012 | New York

* Tours offer taste of diverse Queens neighborhood * Mexican, Indian, Tibetan food on offer By Barbara Goldberg ...

Halal Mafia Hard On Food Cart Newcomers

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Newcomers to the city's food-cart wars say that when they stake a claim to a busy corner, they frequently get threatened by a loose-knit band of gyro-...

Food Cart Crackdown: 500 Vendors To Lose Permits

NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

More than 500 street food vendors are about to lose their permits after undercover investigators found widespread fraud among operating documents. ...