Event – MasterCard presents: Priceless Food Truck Feast OCT27-NOV17

Event – 2011 NYC Dumpling Festival/Eating Contest SEP17

Courtesy: Official Website
From pierogis to potstickers and everything in between, the 3rd Annual Tang’s Natural New York City Dumpling Festival has got your dumpling fix covered. At the festival, ticket holders will be able to sample an international selection of dumplings from cultures around the world, including offerings from Italy, China, Malaysia and Poland.

The Festival will also feature the 8th Annual Chef One Dumpling Eating Contest, one of the most exciting eating competitions in New York City. Come and cheer on contenders as they attempt to upset the record of 66 dumplings in two minutes! Attendees will also enjoy live performances and lucky draws throughout the Festival. We invite you to help us commemorate our joint efforts with the Food Bank For New York City in bringing public awareness to the hunger issues facing New York City. Look for the specially-marked Tang’s Natural Whole Wheat Dumplings in Whole Foods Market.

Proceeds will benefit the Food Bank For New York City.


2011 NYC Dumpling Festival


Saturday, Sept. 17th
(9:30am to 5:30pm)


Lower Eastside, Manhattan


Assist with setup and execution of event (i.e. check in, serving food, etc). There’s also an opportunity to assist with culinary related tasks.

# of Vols Needed:

80-100 volunteers


Proceeds are donated to the Food Bank—last year we were able to raise over $40,000 which equates to 200,000 meals provided! Check out their website HERE for more details about the festival.


Lunch, Sample Dumplings, T-shirt, Gift Bag, Resume Builder

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Deal – 1,000 Free Snapple Iced Teas, Free Lunches JUN10

Thx to NYStreetFood for this…

To celebrate National Iced Tea Day next Friday June 10th, Snapple is teaming up with 5 of the best food trucks in NYC to give away 1,000  free lunches…and even more free Snapple iced tea.

We’re talking real, full lunches, not the sample sizes usually given away in free promotions.  This is one of the better free food promotions we’ve seen. Click through for the details.

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Event – Food Truck Rally MAY22

Food Truck Rally

Taste the delights of NYC’s food trucks!

Sunday, May 22, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Prospect Park Alliance is working with the NYC Food Truck Association to bring some of New York’s best food trucks to Prospect Park. Please join us for a  Food Truck Rally at the Park entrance at Grand Army Plaza to enjoy the delicious offerings of the City’s best food trucks, such as dumplings from Rickshaw Dumpling Truck, frozen yogurt and Stumptown coffee from Joyride, lobster rolls from Red Hook Lobster Pound, falafel and smoothies from Taim Mobile, and more! Continue reading

Plywood: Forcella, Rosarita, Frankies West, Five Guys All Coming Soon MAY13

Here’s a list of Eateries opening soon in a neighborhood near you…

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Event – 2nd Annual Taste of 7th Street APR20-22



Thx to Sociallysuperlative for this…

The 2nd Annual Taste of 7th Street is coming up APR20-22, so be sure to grab your tickets from Scoop St. and enjoy delicious tastes from a few of your favorite East Village spots!

For just $18, get a great deal at signature dishes from Dumpling Man, Butter Lane Cupcakes, Cowgirl’s Baking, Wechsler’s Currywurst, and Luke’s Lobster (a personal fav!).

As if the food isn’t the only draw, show your ticket voucher at Jimmy’s No. 43, Burp Castle and Standings Bar, and you’ll get $2 of your beers.  Hurry and buy because this deal from Scoop St. ends on Tuesday.

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Food Vault: Chinatown’s Best Dumpling Houses – A Walking Tour

by Jeff

An oldie but goodie. A couple of years ago, I used to run Walking Food Tours for those unfamiliar with or new to the city. I wanted to share the wealth of knowledge that I had about food by showing people around the best places to eat in any given locale. There used to be a theme (i.e. Dumplings) and a location (i.e. Chinatown) for every Walking Tour. Now defunct, I stopped doing it due to flakers. It’s not so much about prepayment and taking people’s money first regardless if they show, but more about the principle of someone showing up and not flaking. There was a time when someone’s word was a firm handshake and meant something. Continue reading