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King Of Falafel & Shawarma

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Our Tip One of the best halal carts in the city, with homemade shawarma and incredible falafel.
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Vendy Award Finalist: The King of Falafel and Shawarma

Vendy Award Finalist: The King of Falafel and Shawarma

Note: The 2009 Vendy Awards, a celebration of New York street food, will be held on September 26 at the Queens Museum of Art (buy tickets here). All proceeds will benefit the Street Vendor Project, an arm of the Urban...

Staff Picks: Our Favorite Street Food in NYC

Staff Picks: Our Favorite Street Food in NYC

The holidays seem to have us on the go more than usual. There's holiday shopping, tourist-herding, and all the general end of the year craziness that keeps us running around. But that's okay—it's just one more excuse to eat some of the awesome street food this city has to offer. Here are our favorites.

A One-Day Food Tour of Astoria, Queens, NYC's Mediterranean Paradise

A One-Day Food Tour of Astoria, Queens, NYC's Mediterranean Paradise

Welcome to Astoria, home of the city's greatest Greek food and shawarma. It's where neighborhood sausage shops and Italian delis are still part of daily life, and where cafes line the streets with games of backgammon and strong mint tea, or tiny cups of even stronger coffee with flaky phyllo pastries. Here's how to eat it all.