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Visiting NYC - Need Street Food Recs

way2cook Mar 4, 2007 05:54 PM

I'll be visiting NY in a month or so, and would love to do a Street Food tour. Any recommendations would be great. I am willing to travel to all boroughs for the best and most interesting street foods.

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    Maxwell Mar 4, 2007 06:48 PM

    This is a good source for you:

    The winner last year, the Hallo Berlin sausage cart, is simply fantastic. Fifth avenue and 53rd or 52nd - somewhere in the low 50s, right in front of the University Club. Get the triple combination sausage plate!

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      rufustfirefly Mar 4, 2007 07:19 PM

      I would recommend the Dosa Man on the southern end of Washington Square Park near the spot where Sullivan Street meets the park (I believe he's won a Vendy award) and just about anything in Chinatown, but especially a little place (it has an interior with a few communal tables, but it's really street food) at the corner of Essex and Grand--can't remember the name.

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        wingman Mar 5, 2007 05:38 AM

        The Cart at 53rd and 6th - no street food tour would be complete without a visit (for the line and for the taste!). I also recently had Sam's Falafel in Liberty Plaza and thought it was great.

        There are a ton of street carts in Chinatown as well.

        1. noot Mar 5, 2007 07:48 AM

          I'd highly recommend trying Vietnamese sandwiches from a place called "Viet-Nam Banh Mi So 1" on Broome street. Its not street food but enough of a hole-in-the-wall to qualify. The sandwiches are cheap ($3.25) and quite good. Something different too.

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            way2cook Mar 18, 2007 02:02 PM

            These sound great. I can't wait. Thanks!

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