While there's a huge diversity of food trucks in NYC, why is that so many other street vendors (non drivable truck) offer essentially the same thing? Especially at night.
- Hot dog/pretzel/chestnut cart
- Halal/Gyro/Falafel Chicken on Rice cart
- Nut cart / kabob cart.
I walked many miles this weekend on a photo project and probably walked by 50 street food vendors in the evening, all of whom were one of the above.
Just curious... are the permits issued to a select few who don't deviate from what they know or supply chains? Is there a limit to the kinds of foods that can be offered?