Food Truck BLOG

Great Food Ideas for Corporate Events to Impress Your Guests

October 5, 2021

Great Food Ideas for Corporate Events to Impress Your Guests

Tasked with the responsibility of throwing a fantastic company party with a memorable meal? Food truck catering is a great way to totally dazzle your coworkers.

7 Fun Corporate Event Ideas for NYC

September 8, 2021

7 Fun Corporate Event Ideas for NYC

There are so many ways to have a unique corporate lunch, company Happy Hour, or private dinner, so consider adding a distinctive or special element to any venue you choose and consider these fun corporate events in NYC.

Food Trucks with Pulled Pork – for a hearty touch on your event

September 1, 2021

Food Trucks with Pulled Pork – for a hearty touch on your event

There are plenty of food trucks with pulled pork in NYC, ready to cater your next backyard barbecue, business meeting, or graduation party. For a hearty touch to your next event, book a pulled pork food truck in NYC that serves up generous portions of delicious slow-cooked pork.

Ice Cream Trucks for Parties – the complete guide to picking, booking, and organizing

August 4, 2021

Ice Cream Trucks for Parties – the complete guide to picking, booking, and organizing

Everybody loves a good party, but there’s a secret to do it right. The best way to throw a party you know people will be talking about for ages after is to book an ice cream truck to cater the event.

Need Food Truck Catering? Try NYFTA’s Newest Members!

July 20, 2021

Need Food Truck Catering? Try NYFTA’s Newest Members!

What better way to celebrate good times than with great food. Here at NYFTA, we believe that food brings people together and our roster of members is always growing. Lets check out our newest members!

Mac & Cheese Ice Cream? Two Comfort Foods Blend Together

July 14, 2021

Mac & Cheese Ice Cream? Two Comfort Foods Blend Together

Ever try “mac & cheese ice cream?” You may not have wondered what this unconventional mash-up would taste like, but you probably do now. Van Leeuwen ice cream has teamed up with Kraft Heinz to create a unique summer treat!

Pulled Pork Food Trucks — A Hearty Touch to Your Event

July 14, 2021

Pulled Pork Food Trucks — A Hearty Touch to Your Event

Whether drenched in barbecue sauce, topped with coleslaw, or slapped on a bun, pulled pork makes for one of the most classically American eats. Lets check out NYC’s smokiest pulled pork food trucks that’ll surely feed a hungry crowd.

The Ultimate Food Truck Catering Checklist

July 12, 2021

The Ultimate Food Truck Catering Checklist

Many events choose food trucks to cater to their festivities, but they come with a unique set of logistical challenges. Let’s take a look at the food truck catering checklist you need to ensure your event is seamless!

NYC Food Trucks For National Hot Dog and Ice Cream Month

July 6, 2021

NYC Food Trucks For National Hot Dog and Ice Cream Month

Did you know that July marks two of the most delicious summer-themed holidays? That’s right! July is National Ice Cream Month and National Hot Dog Month and no one does hot dogs and ice cream better than NYC’s food trucks.

5 High-End Food Trucks Around the World

July 2, 2021

5 High-End Food Trucks Around the World

Food trucks are a convenient platform for getting simple, delicious meals that are on the go, but plenty of vendors have elevated the street food experience with high-end food trucks. Check out the world’s fanciest food trucks to indulge your most luxurious cravings.

The Most Popular Food Truck Menus in America

June 30, 2021

The Most Popular Food Truck Menus in America

From gourmet burgers to organic ice cream, food trucks are as culinary forward-thinking as the most high-end restaurants. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular food truck menus across a variety of cuisines.

Company Retreat Ideas That Will Wow Your Team

June 23, 2021

Company Retreat Ideas That Will Wow Your Team

Company retreats are an excellent opportunity to connect with your colleagues. We paired the top company retreat ideas with complimentary food truck menus.

Pro Tips For Booking Affordable Food Truck Catering

June 21, 2021

Pro Tips For Booking Affordable Food Truck Catering

Food trucks are an excellent choice for private and large-event catering because they don’t break the bank. Affordable food truck catering is within your reach and significantly less expensive than traditional catering.

Soul Food Trucks To Celebrate National Soul Food Month

June 16, 2021

Soul Food Trucks To Celebrate National Soul Food Month

Soul food trucks are serving a slice of an indelible part of American culture from coast to coast. So, whether it’s BBQ smoked low and slow or a slice of sweet potato pie, let’s hit the road and take a tour of America’s best soul food trucks.

The Benefits of Ghost Kitchen Catering

June 11, 2021

The Benefits of Ghost Kitchen Catering

Ghost kitchens take on many names— like mobile kitchens, virtual kitchens, or dark kitchens— but the concept is the same: they’re non-customer-facing restaurants dedicated solely to delivery service.

Top Food Truck Menus For Mouthwatering Event Catering

June 8, 2021

Top Food Truck Menus For Mouthwatering Event Catering

What are the best food truck menus for your event? Let’s break down popular ideas that’ll help you host the tastiest party of the summer!

3 Delicious Reasons to Book a Pretzel Food Truck For Your Event

June 7, 2021

3 Delicious Reasons to Book a Pretzel Food Truck For Your Event

Get twisted and incorporate a pretzel food truck into your next event. Big or bite-sized, savory or sweet, pretzels are the obvious choice when you need a fast, fresh, and no-frills catered snack.

Top Vegan and Vegetarian Food Trucks for Healthy Catering

June 1, 2021

Top Vegan and Vegetarian Food Trucks for Healthy Catering

When catering an event, it’s always a good idea to offer meals that everyone can enjoy. Let’s hit the road and take a look at some of New York City’s finest vegan and vegetarian food trucks that are worth chasing after.

Food Trucks vs. Carts vs. Trailers: Which One Is Right for You?

May 26, 2021

Food Trucks vs. Carts vs. Trailers: Which One Is Right for You?

Food trucks, food carts, food trailers— each of these mobile catering platforms have their advantages. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons, so you can find the perfect partner to cater your event!

How To Book a Food Truck for Your Office in 3 Steps

May 21, 2021

How To Book a Food Truck for Your Office in 3 Steps

The most crucial element to an office event is deciding what to eat. Food trucks provide catering options that are no-stress, no-mess, and perfect for a break room breakfast or office lunch.

The 5 Spicy Food Trucks Heating Up America

May 19, 2021

The 5 Spicy Food Trucks Heating Up America

If you want to fire up your upcoming Memorial Day or 4th of July party, book a spicy food truck to bring the heat to your tastebuds! 

Top Food Truck Concepts That Diversify Catering

May 18, 2021

Top Food Truck Concepts That Diversify Catering

Food trucks have come a long way from just neighborhood ice cream trucks. Let’s check out a few food truck concepts that are creative, delicious, and will keep customers coming back for more.

Top Reasons You Need a Korean Food Truck For Your Event

May 17, 2021

Top Reasons You Need a Korean Food Truck For Your Event

Whether you’re looking to upgrade a summer barbecue, add spice to an office lunch, or make your wedding reception special, Korean food trucks will help you celebrate.

The Pros and Cons of Booking a Birthday Food Truck

May 14, 2021

The Pros and Cons of Booking a Birthday Food Truck

Whether you’re turning five or 50, a birthday food truck is a unique way to celebrate your big day. But is a food truck right for your birthday party? Let’s take a closer look at the pros and cons.

2021’s Coolest and Most Creative Food Truck Names

May 13, 2021

2021’s Coolest and Most Creative Food Truck Names

Your food truck name can immediately pique potential customers’ interests. And that interest can lead to money in the bank. Let’s look at some of the cutest, most clever, cool, and creative food truck names.

Perk Up an Outdoor Meeting With Coffee Food Trucks

May 10, 2021

Perk Up an Outdoor Meeting With Coffee Food Trucks

If you’re planning a morning meeting, take it outside with a coffee food truck to perk up your team. We’re here to break down how you can rent a coffee food truck and answer all those brewing questions you have.

Great Catering Foods. Our Tasty Picks That Are Easy To Eat

May 3, 2021

Great Catering Foods. Our Tasty Picks That Are Easy To Eat

There are plenty of companies, vendors, and mobile kitchens serving great catering foods that will take care of your culinary needs.

Mediterranean Food Trucks in NYC To Book For Your Event

April 26, 2021

Mediterranean Food Trucks in NYC To Book For Your Event

Leave the ordinary behind and escape to the Mediterranean with the top food trucks in NYC.

Pizza Food Trucks With Real Pizza Ovens to Rent in NY

March 29, 2021

Pizza Food Trucks With Real Pizza Ovens to Rent in NY

Operating a successful food truck is challenging work. Try feeding hundreds of hungry customers in a limited space, with limited refrigeration and climate control. Now, bring an 800-degree wood-fired oven into the equation. But that’s just another day’s work for the best pizza food trucks in New York, and they’re masters of the pizza game.  … Continue reading “Pizza Food Trucks With Real Pizza Ovens to Rent in NY”

Breakfast Catering Ideas Beyond Bacon and Eggs

March 24, 2021

Breakfast Catering Ideas Beyond Bacon and Eggs

Every morning, 31 million Americans skip breakfast. But there are delicious and nutritious breakfast catering ideas that will upgrade those donuts and fast food sandwiches. Whether you’re looking to cater a satisfying breakfast for an office meeting, school fundraiser, or wedding brunch, there are plenty of tasty, energizing, and affordable options available. Let’s check out … Continue reading “Breakfast Catering Ideas Beyond Bacon and Eggs”

Company Holiday Party Ideas To Surprise Your Staff

March 18, 2021

Company Holiday Party Ideas To Surprise Your Staff

As businesses reopen, employees are returning to the office. We’ve got 10 company holiday party ideas that aren’t just fun; they’ll also bring your team together.

Mexican Food Truck Catering in NYC: 2021 Industry Forecast

March 11, 2021

Mexican Food Truck Catering in NYC: 2021 Industry Forecast

As food truck catering trends evolve, so do the cuisines being served to hungry customers. Let’s take a look at the tastiest and trendiest Mexican food trucks from the Bronx to the Bowery and beyond.

Delicious Food Truck Designs You Didn’t Expect to See Today

March 4, 2021

Delicious Food Truck Designs You Didn’t Expect to See Today

Food truck designs play a critical role in your branding strategy, how customers see the quality of the food you serve, and how you separate yourself from your competitors.

Catering Costs: The 2021 Complete Pricing Guide

February 24, 2021

Catering Costs: The 2021 Complete Pricing Guide

Understanding catering costs and how your budget fits in with your vision can help you plan and execute the party of your dreams and at the right price.

Best Food Trucks in New York – Updated 2021

February 22, 2021

Best Food Trucks in New York – Updated 2021

These top picks for 2021’s best food trucks in New York are road-tested, critically-acclaimed, and adored by fans. The best part? They’re all available for food truck catering!

Affordable Seafood Catering That Won’t Break the Bank

February 17, 2021

Affordable Seafood Catering That Won’t Break the Bank

With affordable seafood catering from food trucks right here at home, they’re ready to take you on a waterfront adventure and make your next party an affair to remember.

European Dessert Food Trucks to Book For Your Next Event

February 16, 2021

European Dessert Food Trucks to Book For Your Next Event

If you want to class-up your next event, European dessert food trucks offer an elegant touch to your soiree. For instance, why not check out these New York-based vendors serving the finest French crepes, Belgian waffles, and Italian ices.

Put Your Brand on Wheels with Mobile Pop-Up Shops

February 11, 2021

Put Your Brand on Wheels with Mobile Pop-Up Shops

Whether your business is brick-and-mortar or eCommerce, mobile pop-up shops are a great way to elevate brand awareness, gain new fans, and increase sales. Check out this handy guide that covers everything you need to know about mobile pop-up shops.

Catered Food Ideas That Level Up Pizza and Burgers

February 10, 2021

Catered Food Ideas That Level Up Pizza and Burgers

Let’s take a look at some culinarily creative ideas for some of the most popular reasons people get together!

Food Vendor Permits Set to Expand in NYC After Two-Year Wait

February 4, 2021

Food Vendor Permits Set to Expand in NYC After Two-Year Wait

The City Council approved legislation that would double the number of permits and create a dedicated enforcement unit for vendors.

Asian Fusion Food Trucks in New York That Are ‘Instaworthy’

February 3, 2021

Asian Fusion Food Trucks in New York That Are ‘Instaworthy’

Asian fusion is one of America’s most popular cuisines. And no one does fusion better than the melting-pot that is New York.

The Best Outdoor Office Party Catering Tips For 2021

January 27, 2021

The Best Outdoor Office Party Catering Tips For 2021

Learn about the top tips and tricks to planning a safe and responsible event with outdoor office party catering. 

Raise a Glass and Celebrate With Beer Catering at Your Party

January 25, 2021

Raise a Glass and Celebrate With Beer Catering at Your Party

Tap into something special for your wedding, party, or special event with food trucks that serve beer and satisfy hungry appetites and quench guests’ thirsts.

8 Ice Cream Trucks That Will Make Your Birthday Party Sweet

January 13, 2021

8 Ice Cream Trucks That Will Make Your Birthday Party Sweet

There’s always a good reason to indulge, but catering from New York’s most popular ice cream trucks will make sweet memories for your next birthday party.

These 6 Taco Trucks Will Spice Up Your Next Office Fiesta

January 6, 2021

These 6 Taco Trucks Will Spice Up Your Next Office Fiesta

Ring in the new year and a fresh start by celebrating your team with great food from New York’s best taco food trucks.

That’s Amore! Why Pizza Food Truck Catering is the Perfect Match For Your Wedding Reception

December 22, 2020

That’s Amore! Why Pizza Food Truck Catering is the Perfect Match For Your Wedding Reception

There are plenty of pizza food trucks offering classic and creative New York-style pizzas that’ll give you a delicious reason to say “I do!”

Why Mobile Bars Are Perfect for Your New Year’s Eve Party

December 16, 2020

Why Mobile Bars Are Perfect for Your New Year’s Eve Party

As we count down the final days of 2020, let’s raise a glass with mobile bars and toast to new beginnings in 2021.  

Three Times Food Trucks Created Immersive Brand Promotions

December 8, 2020

Three Times Food Trucks Created Immersive Brand Promotions

Brand promotions with food trucks are perfectly engineered to have customers actively engage with a brand’s identity and its core values.

The Touch-Free Way to Paid: Using PayPal QR Codes For Your Business

December 7, 2020

The Touch-Free Way to Paid: Using PayPal QR Codes For Your Business

From simple set-up to a simple transaction process, PayPal QR Codes will help you effortlessly and safely manage your business’ transactions.

New York’s Best Comfort Food Trucks

December 4, 2020

New York’s Best Comfort Food Trucks

It’s hard to not associate the holidays with comfort food. Just like mom used to make, these food trucks are serving up satisfying and nostalgic comfort foods that remind us of home.

The Safe Way to Pay: Consumers and Businesses Embrace PayPal’s QR Codes

November 11, 2020

The Safe Way to Pay: Consumers and Businesses Embrace PayPal’s QR Codes

Learn about how PayPal’s QR Codes can benefit your business and win over consumers in the COVID-19 era.

The Best Greek Food in NYC

November 10, 2020

The Best Greek Food in NYC

Gyros, souvlaki, Greek salads, and everything in between, these Greek food trucks in NYC will be your new go-to’s for lunch, dinner, and even catering your next event.

Food Trucks Feeding Hungry Voters in NY on Election Day

November 3, 2020

Food Trucks Feeding Hungry Voters in NY on Election Day

Throughout NY and the U.S. food trucks are helping Americans celebrate their civic engagement and our nation’s democratic process.  

Say Hello to  NYFTA’s 5 Newest Members

October 26, 2020

Say Hello to NYFTA’s 5 Newest Members

From pit-smoked barbecue tacos and wood-fired oven pizza, to empanadas and even a unique take on banana pudding, check out NYFTA’s five newest members that’ll take your event to the next level.

Why Your Brand Activation Should Be Data Driven

October 19, 2020

Why Your Brand Activation Should Be Data Driven

In today’s experiential marketing landscape, brands have the ability to expand their reach and do so with pinpoint accuracy thanks, in large part, to ever-evolving technological solutions.

Food Truck Catering for Your Halloween Party

October 14, 2020

Food Truck Catering for Your Halloween Party

Halloween is around the corner, and if you’re planning a boo-tiful party check out why food truck catering is the perfect way to let the ghoul times roll.

Build Team Spirit For Your Working From Home Employees With Food Truck Catering

September 30, 2020

Build Team Spirit For Your Working From Home Employees With Food Truck Catering

Check out the advantages of those face-to-face moments in the office and ways you can bring co-workers together again through delicious meals and tantalizing treats.

How Our Senses Sell Us: Exploring Taste in Sensory Marketing

September 16, 2020

How Our Senses Sell Us: Exploring Taste in Sensory Marketing

Let’s explore the science and psychology of taste in experiential marketing and how your brand can create lasting emotional connections that will build brand loyalty and boost sales. 

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month With NYC’s Best Latin Food Trucks

September 10, 2020

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month With NYC’s Best Latin Food Trucks

With so many amazing food trucks offering an eclectic variety of Latin, South, and Central American cuisine there’s no shortage of ways to expand your horizon and see the world without leaving home.

The 11 Best Dessert Food Trucks in NYC

September 8, 2020

The 11 Best Dessert Food Trucks in NYC

If you’re looking to satisfy a sweet craving, take a look at the 11 best dessert food trucks in NYC.

Meet NYFTA’s Newest 2020 Food Truck Vendors

September 2, 2020

Meet NYFTA’s Newest 2020 Food Truck Vendors

Check out the latest additions to the NYFTA family. From a taste of the South right here in NYC, to Bangkok’s iconic street food scene without needing your passport (and much more), find out how these food trucks can help make your next event memorable and delicious.

5 Reasons Why Food Trucks are the Best Catering Choice in NYC

August 27, 2020

5 Reasons Why Food Trucks are the Best Catering Choice in NYC

Just like at your local street fair or festival, food trucks are a must-try highlight and always a crowd pleaser. And with so many benefits, food trucks are the best catering option in NYC.

Thinking Beyond Brick-and-Mortar: How Mobile Kitchens Can Help Your Brand

August 19, 2020

Thinking Beyond Brick-and-Mortar: How Mobile Kitchens Can Help Your Brand

Mobile kitchens have seen a significant rise in popularity over the past year, thanks in large part to the expansion of restaurants looking to increase their reach in creative ways as the world continues to navigate the effects of COVID-19.

The Tastiest Looking Food Trucks in America

August 4, 2020

The Tastiest Looking Food Trucks in America

Let’s take a look at food trucks in America that have turned their mobile eateries into art, becoming just as acclaimed as the delicious food they’re slinging. 

Marketing Food Trucks in NYC

July 30, 2020

Marketing Food Trucks in NYC

Why not take your show on the road and bring your brand directly to where your audiences are? With marketing food trucks, you can amplify your brand at the intersection of engagement and excitement.

Celebrating National Nutrition Month With New York Food Trucks

July 23, 2020

Celebrating National Nutrition Month With New York Food Trucks

Food trucks offer so much more than just guilty pleasures to indulge in. In celebration of National Nutrition Month, New York Food Truck Association takes a look at some of New York’s finest food trucks offering healthy (and delicious) choices.

How New York Food Trucks Can Help You Celebrate the 4th of July

July 22, 2020

How New York Food Trucks Can Help You Celebrate the 4th of July

Check out how partnering with the finest food trucks serving up classic American cuisine helps you host an outdoor private event that’ll make for the most memorable 4th of July.

Hot Diggity Dog! It’s National Hot Dog Month

July 14, 2020

Hot Diggity Dog! It’s National Hot Dog Month

July marks “National Hot Dog Month,” so ditch that grill and hit the streets of New York for some of the tastiest franks in the world from these New York food trucks.

Make National Ice Cream Day a Treat With NYC Ice Cream Trucks

July 6, 2020

Make National Ice Cream Day a Treat With NYC Ice Cream Trucks

July 19th marks our celebration of National Ice Cream Day, which is so popular that the holiday falls during National Ice Cream Month. With so many options to indulge in, check out these NYC ice cream trucks that’ll make you scream for ice cream! 

Welcome Employees Back to Work With Catering From New York Food Trucks

June 23, 2020

Welcome Employees Back to Work With Catering From New York Food Trucks

As New York executes its “Phase 2” reopening plans in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of New Yorkers will continue returning to work. Make a memorable event to celebrate being back with food truck catering.

Hosting a Private Event This Summer With New York Food Trucks

May 15, 2020

Hosting a Private Event This Summer With New York Food Trucks

May is the National Barbecue month, and we thought there is no better food truck to celebrate with other than Empire BBQ, NYFTA’s newest member.

Branded Food Trucks for a Good Cause

May 7, 2020

Branded Food Trucks for a Good Cause

Using a branded truck or food truck can also be the perfect vehicle to say “thanks” or give back to your customers and community in a creative and delicious way. Check out some of these branded food truck activations for a good cause.

Food Truck Wedding: Love in the Time of Coronavirus

May 6, 2020

Food Truck Wedding: Love in the Time of Coronavirus

With weddings scaled-back due to COVID-19, find out why a food truck wedding is a perfect alternative to make your big day memorable.

#FrontlineFoodTrucks: New York Unites to Fight COVID-19

April 7, 2020

#FrontlineFoodTrucks: New York Unites to Fight COVID-19

Find out how you can help New York’s medical professionals fighting against COVID-19 and check out how NYFTA members are giving back to their communities affected by the pandemic. 

Celebrating National Burrito Day With New York Food Trucks

April 1, 2020

Celebrating National Burrito Day With New York Food Trucks

April 2nd marks “National Burrito Day,” celebrating the delicious and versatile Mexican dish wrapped in a tortilla. Did you know that some of New York’s finest food trucks are home to some of the most delicious burritos from coast-to-coast?

Food Relief Organizations Providing Help to New Yorkers in Need

March 20, 2020

Food Relief Organizations Providing Help to New Yorkers in Need

Food banks and charities across New York City are helping feed those in need, as the coronavirus pandemic grinds the city to a hat, leaving millions uncertain as to where they will get their next meal.

Live Like the Irish: New York’s Best Food Trucks to Toast St. Patrick’s Day

March 9, 2020

Live Like the Irish: New York’s Best Food Trucks to Toast St. Patrick’s Day

Food trucks offer so much more than just guilty pleasures to indulge in. In celebration of National Ditch that pitcher of stale green beer and bag of green bagels and host your St. Patty’s Day party with the finest craft brews and authentic Irish fare from the most popular food (and alcohol) trucks in New York.

Ditch the Delivery: How Food Trucks Can Boost Your Next Office Event

March 4, 2020

Ditch the Delivery: How Food Trucks Can Boost Your Next Office Event

Tired of the usual Chinese for lunch or pizza ahead of an office meeting? Instead of the “same old same old” why not surprise your hungry employees with a food truck for your next office or corporate event.

New York Food Trucks: Taking a Bite Out of the Big Apple

March 2, 2020

New York Food Trucks: Taking a Bite Out of the Big Apple

May is the National Barbecue month, and we thought there is no better food truck to celebrate with other than Empire BBQ, NYFTA’s newest member.

Savvy Social Media Strategies for Successful Food Truck Marketing

February 26, 2020

Savvy Social Media Strategies for Successful Food Truck Marketing

Fueled by hungry customers who are “on-the-go,” food trucks have capitalized on their global popularity with savvy social media marketing strategies that are putting them at the center of the culinary culture scene.

Showcase Your Perfect Brew at Coffee Fest New York 2020

February 21, 2020

Showcase Your Perfect Brew at Coffee Fest New York 2020

Stir up your brand’s potential at Coffee Fest New York 2020, this year’s hottest destination in the U.S. for all-things coffee.

2020’s Tastiest Dessert Trucks for Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2020

2020’s Tastiest Dessert Trucks for Valentine’s Day

Forget flowers and a card. Indulge your special someone’s sweet tooth with a culinary tour of New York’s best dessert trucks for Valentine’s Day.

The Belmont Stakes Racing Festival

May 30, 2019

The Belmont Stakes Racing Festival

The Belmont Stakes Racing Festival is back on June 6-8, and the entire NYFTA team is excited about to be a part of it once again!

Meet Empire BBQ NYC

May 8, 2019

Meet Empire BBQ NYC

May is the National Barbecue month, and we thought there is no better food truck to celebrate with other than Empire BBQ, NYFTA’s newest member. 

PB&J Day

April 17, 2019

PB&J Day

National PB&J Day on April 2 was even more fun this year, all thanks to Peanut Butter & Co. and their ‘Grab a spoon!’ event in Union Square NYC to support Food Bank For New York City.

Nuchas – Shark Tank and National Empanada Day One Day Apart!

March 27, 2019

Nuchas – Shark Tank and National Empanada Day One Day Apart!

Exciting days ahead for Ariel, the founder of Nuchas, and his team! Ariel will be jumping into the tank this Sunday, April 7th, to pitch on Shark Tank!

Zara Opens New Flagship Store at Hudson Yards

March 20, 2019

Zara Opens New Flagship Store at Hudson Yards

The Shops at Hudson Yards have finally opened at Hudson Yards! This new ‘mini-city’ that features some unique architecture including the “Vessel,” had its official ribbon-cutting ceremony last Friday, March 15th.

Keep Up With Your Favorite Food Trucks In NYC

March 6, 2019

Keep Up With Your Favorite Food Trucks In NYC

Today we have a list of food trucks that are open during NYC’s lunchtime all around manhattan. After reading this article, you will be able to keep up with the food truck’s current locations and make your favorite part of the workday, lunch break, even tastier!

Interview of The Week: El Toro Rojo

February 27, 2019

Interview of The Week: El Toro Rojo

Dennis from El Toro Rojo shared the most exciting facts about his family business that he runs with his father. The story behind El Toro Rojo is worth reading!

Interview of The Week: Abeetz

February 20, 2019

Interview of The Week: Abeetz

David D’Amico, the founder of the Abeetz pizza food truck, managed to start a successful business with minimal experience in the industry.

Interview of The Week: Glazed & Confused

February 13, 2019

Interview of The Week: Glazed & Confused

One of the Glazed & Confused owners, Danny, talks about their concept and reveals some of the most interesting facts.

Interview of The Week: Makina Cafe

February 6, 2019

Interview of The Week: Makina Cafe

Makina Cafe’s owner, Eden Egziabher, is the first Eritrean-Ethiopian female food truck owner. Find out about some of the most interesting facts about Makina Cafe!

Top 10 Tastiest Food Trucks That You Can Find in NYC in 2019

February 5, 2019

Top 10 Tastiest Food Trucks That You Can Find in NYC in 2019

As the New York City’s food truck scene has become increasingly enormous, trying to find the best food can sometimes feel impossible. Our NYFTA team has done all of the heavy-lifting for you and has taste tested almost every food truck in NYC.

Food Truck Catering for Your Wedding

January 30, 2019

Food Truck Catering for Your Wedding

Without any doubt, a wedding day is one of the most important days in people’s lives. Picking the best catering for your wedding isn’t an exception.

Gourmet Food Trucks in NYC That You Can Find on Delivery Apps

January 23, 2019

Gourmet Food Trucks in NYC That You Can Find on Delivery Apps

You no longer need to leave your house or office to be able to taste some of the best street foods in NYC. Now it’s as easy as opening an app on your phone. We have a handy list of Food Trucks that you can order from just by using your favorite app.

Food Truck as a Marketing Tool

January 16, 2019

Food Truck as a Marketing Tool

Have you ever randomly seen a food truck surrounded by an enormous crowd of people and wondered what is going on? Well, next time don’t hesitate and check out these food truck promotions for yourself.

New York Comic Con 2018

October 17, 2018

New York Comic Con 2018

New York Comic Con is basically the pregame to the #1 costume holiday of the year but better. And instead of trick-or-treating for candy, cosplayers hop from food truck to food truck collecting savory treats to fuel up for the next panel.

Event Recap: 2018 Vendy Awards

September 26, 2018

Event Recap: 2018 Vendy Awards

“The Oscars of Street Food” has come and gone and we are STILL FULL. This past weekend, street vendors from across the boroughs came together on Governor’s Island for the annual cook off to celebrate what it means to be a successful small business.

Food Holidays: September

September 4, 2018

Food Holidays: September

September typically signifies the end of summer, transition to fall and all the glorious things that come with it. Our food truck vendors have the perfect way to celebrate this month.

Brand Ambassadors (And Why You Need Them)

August 15, 2018

Brand Ambassadors (And Why You Need Them)

Brand Ambassadors are such an important addition to any event or brand activation where you are trying to get a clear and concise message out to your audience.

Behind the Window: Toum NYC

August 8, 2018

Behind the Window: Toum NYC

Take a sneak peek behind the scenes of Toum: NYC’s most popular Lebanese food truck.

Foodie Tips: Snacks!

July 24, 2018

Foodie Tips: Snacks!

You know that feeling when hunger strikes and you must find a snack in order to survive the rest of your workday? The solution: food truck snacks!

Edible Art?

July 9, 2018

Edible Art?

Affectionately known as the Hot Dog Bus, this bright yellow eye-catcher is actually a functional art installation brought to New Yorkers by the Public Art Fund and Austrian artist Erwin Wurm to serve a quintessential summer staple to hungry park-goers.

Food Explorers – More of Our Favorite Culinary Pioneers

May 10, 2018

Food Explorers – More of Our Favorite Culinary Pioneers

Here are three more trucks to try on your next globe-trotting flavor expedition. Travel the world the NYFTA way, by sampling snacks from these delicious restaurants on wheels.

Best Birthday Food Trucks – 2018

April 14, 2018

Best Birthday Food Trucks – 2018

Food trucks aren’t just for big corporate parties or festivals, they can be booked for your own personal pleasure at an intimate event of any size.

Our Favorite Food Truck Friendly Venues

March 29, 2018

Our Favorite Food Truck Friendly Venues

Here is a helpful guide to some of our favorite partners, so you don’t have to go through the hassle of tracking a venue down yourself.

Melt Bakery

January 10, 2018

Melt Bakery

The brainchild of a NYC pastry chef, and a finance trained idea guy – Melt Bakery has become the city’s go to for delicious ice cream sandwiches.

5 Best Food Trucks For Warming Up

January 4, 2018

5 Best Food Trucks For Warming Up

If you still have to make that daily trek to work, then consider stopping at one of these gourmet trucks for a quick bite of warm, delicious comfort food. Shiver not, the New York Food Truck Association has got you covered.

Brooklyn Popcorn Takes a Classic Snack to a Whole New Level

December 29, 2017

Brooklyn Popcorn Takes a Classic Snack to a Whole New Level

Brooklyn Popcorn has brought delicious renditions of this staple snack to New York since 2012. With 18 different flavors ranging from savory to sweet, they are bound to have something to satisfy your cravings.

Arthur Treachers Crosses the Pond

December 7, 2017

Arthur Treachers Crosses the Pond

Fresh from the across the pond, Arthur Treachers famous fish and chips have touched down here in NYC. 

Abeetz a Pizza

November 2, 2017

Abeetz a Pizza

One of the first mobile wood fired pizza kitchens, Abeetz brings the gourmet styling of a wood fired pizza kitchen straight to, well, wherever you want it! 

Instafamous Burgers at Black Tap

September 20, 2017

Instafamous Burgers at Black Tap

A new spin on the classic luncheonette – modernized for the instagram age. Back Tap offers some of the most mouth watering, and over all drool inducing New York style burgers, fries, and wings.

The Bridge to Naples

September 6, 2017

The Bridge to Naples

Hailing from Naples, Italy Alessandro Capuano has set out on a mission to bring the delicious flavors of his home to the streets of New York City.

A Brief History of Waffles (and Dinges)

August 30, 2017

A Brief History of Waffles (and Dinges)

All the world is a waffle, and all of us are merely dinges.  The origin story of Waffles and Dinges is no less epic than the fluffy creations they are serving to this day.

Great Steaks at Gary’s Steaks

August 9, 2017

Great Steaks at Gary’s Steaks

The intoxicating scent of gooey melting cheese, dancing on the grill with sizzling steak, this is what lunch is all about. Gary’s steak serves up authentic Philadelphia style cheesesteaks, and made to order Hoagies right here on the streets of New York City.

Glazed and Confused

August 2, 2017

Glazed and Confused

Some say the best things in life are free, others say the best things in life are donuts, now we’re going to let you believe whatever you want but after a visit to our newest NYFTA member Glazed and Confused, we’re sold on the latter.

The Vendy’s are Coming – Coney Shack

July 11, 2017

The Vendy’s are Coming – Coney Shack

They’re coming quick, the Vendy awards are right around the corner. To prepare, as promised we are going to highlight some past winners to take home the gold!

Top Events to Have a Food Truck at this Summer

July 5, 2017

Top Events to Have a Food Truck at this Summer

Here’s a list of the best events to book a food truck for this summer, remember the best eats in NYC are always just a click away.

Letter Grades Coming to NYC Food Trucks

June 21, 2017

Letter Grades Coming to NYC Food Trucks

Last month, the City Council Health Committee voted unanimously passing a new bill requiring food carts and trucks to post letter grades, just like New York City brick-and-mortar restaurants.

The 2017 Vendy Awards Are Near!

June 14, 2017

The 2017 Vendy Awards Are Near!

The Vendy Awards are back for their 13th year and we’re feeling lucky.

Getting Saucy – Best New York City Food Truck Sauces – 2017

May 24, 2017

Getting Saucy – Best New York City Food Truck Sauces – 2017

We’ve put together a list of our favorite food trucks, with the best sauces in the city. Prepare to get messy.

Best of the Borough: Top Brooklyn Food Trucks – 2017

May 10, 2017

Best of the Borough: Top Brooklyn Food Trucks – 2017

With the food scene in Brooklyn bustling more than ever, we have seen loads of awesome, innovative, and down right irresistible mobile kitchens cruising through the Borough.

The Best of Both Worlds: Top NYC Fusion Food Trucks

May 3, 2017

The Best of Both Worlds: Top NYC Fusion Food Trucks

Luckily the new wave of fusion food trucks has come to rescue us from our daily dilemma. These culinary chefs have been changing the game with their uniquely delicious mash ups, and taking their creations to the streets for our lunchtime pleasure.

Top Sandwich Trucks in New York City – 2017

April 26, 2017

Top Sandwich Trucks in New York City – 2017

Sometimes a simple peanut butter and jelly will hit the spot, but in New York City the sandwich scene has reached new heights. Here’s our list of must have sandwiches for 2017.

Top 5 Food Trucks to Book for a Music Festival

April 5, 2017

Top 5 Food Trucks to Book for a Music Festival

Here’s part one of our list of the top NYC food trucks to look out for this festival season.

Top 5 New York Wedding Food Trucks – 2017

March 22, 2017

Top 5 New York Wedding Food Trucks – 2017

When it comes to that special day, every detail is of the utmost importance. We’ve put together a list of the best New York City food trucks for your New York wedding. The perfect day is just a click away.

Here are the Top 5 Food Trucks for Winter Comfort Food

February 21, 2017

Here are the Top 5 Food Trucks for Winter Comfort Food

We’ve made a list of the Top 5 New York City Food Trucks for getting your belly full of warm comfy goodness.

A Little Taste of Mykonos

December 27, 2016

A Little Taste of Mykonos

Boasting a “little taste of Mykonos in the heart of NYC” the Souvlaki truck lives up to its namesake and transports us to the scents and flavors of Greece.

Concrete Jungle Where Bulgogi Tacos Are Made Of

October 14, 2016

Concrete Jungle Where Bulgogi Tacos Are Made Of

With its iconic orange and black this creature is right at home in the middle of our urban jungle.