It is becoming more and more popular to Instagram, Facebook, and even Snapchat your food. As the creations get crazier and more inventive, even the street food is stepping up its game. With food trucks on every corner you no longer have to settle for an overcooked hot dog when walking the streets of New York City. Here are some of our favorite eats around town.

Wafels & Dinges

Who doesn’t like to start with dessert first! Their truck has become infamous in New York for their Belgian waffles, both savory and sweet. Once you decide whether you are in the mood for nutella or bacon (maybe both!) you are able to choose toppings to add. If you are feeling healthy you can add strawberries, or indulge in their favorite: the speculoos cookie spread! They can often be found around Central Park and Astor Place, but you can also check their schedule online.

 The Halal Guys

You can spot them easily as they are known for their long lines late at night near 53rd and 6th Ave. While they started back in 1990 with hot dogs, they are now famous for their gyros and rice platters and are even looking to expand their vegetarian options. If you are looking for the true New York City food truck experience then The Halal Guys is it. The best part is they are open until 4 a.m. so you will be sure not to miss out on the delicacy that is their magic sauce. Make sure you do not leave without trying it!


Having been in the street food scene before food trucks were a trend, Calexico knows how to bring gourmet Mexican food to the pedestrians of New York. Made famous by their tacos they also offer burritos, quesadillas, and massive burrito bowls. It is amazing how pedestrians do not have to compromise the freshness and flavor that comes with Mexican food, even though it is made in a moving vehicle. Find them in Soho, or follow them on Facebook and Twitter to see where they are currently parked.

Carpe Donut Truck

One of the biggest trends among foodies today is the cronut, the perfect blend of croissants and donuts, but sometimes everyone needs that classic dependable donut. That is where Carpe Donut comes in! New York Magazine even named their apple cider donut one of 2013’s Best Donuts. The best part is that since they are small you can get one, but most get a dozen. They are so fresh that they have to be eaten quickly, so do not feel bad if you do not have time to share.

 Smorgasburg Williamsburg

The hippest craze currently in the New York food scene, is Smorgasburg Williamsburg. Part of the Brooklyn Flea Market chain, Smorgasburg boasts wild food creations from creative bahn mi flavors, to desserts you did not know existed. Only open on Saturdays and Sundays, Smorgasburg is packed with room for 175 different vendors. This makes it the perfect adventure for both adults as well as kids with music and activities, with booths that are bound to surprise you.

Book your trip to New York soon and EAT UP!

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