At long last, the dark grey tone of New York at winter begins to change. It starts slow, but grows fast. First a couple budding flowers on the trees, next come the leaves, then before you know it all you can think about is getting outside and eating al fresca.
Lucky for us it’s not just flowers that are popping up around the streets of NYC, food trucks that may have been hibernating (or perhaps we just couldn’t see through the sleet and rain) start sprouting up on every corner. So as the sweet and savory aromas of New York's culinary street food scene begin to fill the air, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite Spring time eats that you may have forgotten about over the long cold winter.
Thank God it’s FRYday. And every day of Spring form here on out can be too. Home Frite is back on the streets, and popping up all over Manhattan and Brooklyn. SO get your fingers ready to do some serious dipping, and treat everyday like it’s #Fryday
LA BELLA TORTE
The only Italian pastry truck in NYC. When the weather warms up, so does La Bella Torte. Fresh imported ingredients from Italy make for the best darn cannoli’s this side of the Atlantic, not that’s amore!
THE EMPANADA SONATA
Weather you’re after sweet, savory, or a combo of the two. (Of course we always opt for both.) The Empanada Sonata will have you singing with the birds all the way through spring and beyond.
THE CREPE TRUCK
Find them anywhere from The Bronx to Brooklyn, either out in the Crepe Truck or at your favorite Spring event. The Crepe Crew is ready to bring your wildest crepe fantasies to life.
The unmistakable sounds that lights up the hearts of kids and grown-ups alike, it’s been months since we’ve heard it but that sweet sweet sound is back. Of course we’re talking about the Softee Express truck jingle! Get your running shoes on and make a fast dash to get to the front of the line, your taste buds will thank you.
- Your friends at the New York Food Truck Association
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