11/30/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Food Carts Thrive In Recession - Even For Ex-Wall Streeters (VIDEO)

The expense account business lunch may be
"one of the biggest casualties of the financial crisis," but business is booming in at least one noontime lunch spot: the food cart. Across New York city, street vendors say that their transactions are on the uptick as increasing numbers of people choose street food over more upscale options.

And some out-of-work professionals are even launching gourmet food trucks of their own. In fact, CNBC reported on one former banker's start-up schnitzel truck. Check out the story behind Schnitzel & Things, which actually won the "Rookie Of The Year" award from New York's Vendy's.


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