In the 1890s, hot New Yorkers hit the roof.
The history of produce pushcarts, and their modern incarnation.
Some eaters insist on a designation that’s been millennia in the making: meat that is certified kosher—Hebrew for “fit to eat.”
The glamorized bars of the Prohibition era served often bathtub gin.
The roasted nuts seem humble compared to the finer fares offered by today’s mobile vendors, but their history is as rich as their distinct aroma.
During World War II, thousands of green-thumbed Gothamites grew produce to offset food being shipped overseas to our soldiers.
Before commercial refrigeration became widespread in the early 20th century, ice was big business in New York City.