Fancy food trucks are practically de rigeur in NY these days, with the high-quality likes of Schnitzel & Things, Van Leeuwen and Eurotrash getting attention all over the city’s most esteemed media outlets. But how to find that nearest four-star truck when you’re dashing to your retail late-shift, tired of showing up smelling like gyros and tzaziki? Well, now, as they say, there’s an app for that. I Love Street Eats is a free iPhone application that shows recent locations of gourmet meal trucks selling everything from Tex-Mex to Belgian waffles. It’s currently available in NY and seven other cities around the U.S., and it relies on vendors to update their locations daily. And if you can’t afford an iPhone, the Website has all the info too.
One of the more commonly held themes (maybe even beliefs) about New York is that it is a pit of loneliness, where you can never feel more isolated while surrounded by millions of people. 30 Rock encapsulated New York’s uncanny ability to grind you down perfectly here. This can feel like a shitty city, especially during […]
Hot take: Halloween isn’t for everybody. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great holiday. It just favors creatives and DIY experts to a fault. Many people are Hallo-wise enough to start planning their costume for the following year on Nov. 1. — and if you’re one of those people, more power to you! — but that leaves the rest […]
Loitering has been a problem for coffee shop owners for so long that we’ve gone through several cycles of addressing it in New York City. First came limiting laptop hours and eliminating outlets, then things like timed wifi. Britcom hit Fleabag skewered the annoying laptop camper in its inaugural season this summer, which means it’s far from just an American […]