New York City Doubles Down on Street Food

The New York City Council is planning to implement the ‘Street Vendor Modernization Act’, which will double the number of food vending licenses given out to food trucks and the city’s beloved halal carts, among others.

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Alena Maschke is a student at Columbia School of Journalism. She left Berlin for New York City, but is tempted to move back to Europe for her love of good, cheap wine. For now, she enjoys Modelo Cheladas from the bodega and her boyfriend's homemade spaghetti bolognese.