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Gloriously Cheesy Plantain Pupusas from Red Hook Ball Fields' El Olomega

New York Max Falkowitz 1 comment

In addition to the typical corn-based Salvadoran griddle cakes, this pupusa star is doing some incredible things with plantains. More

Street Food: The Red Hook Food Vendors Return this Weekend

New York Alexandra Penfold Post a comment

On Saturdays and Sundays from April to late October, street food and Latin American food lovers of all stripes flock to Red Hook Park's ball fields to savor foods from the legendary Red Hook Food Vendors. Since 1974, vendors have operated on the edges of the park on Clinton and Bay Street. But this year is different. In the words of veteran vendor Marcos Lainez from El Olomega Pupusas, "This is the beginning and it could be the end." More

An Afternoon Crawl of Red Hook: Pupusas, Key Lime Pie, Fried Oysters, and More

New York Max Falkowitz 3 comments

Never been to Red Hook? It's a neighborhood that feels like it's made for lazy summers. Part home to small industry, part seaside town, all tightly knit community, it's home to some pretty special bites and incredible views. We paid a visit recently to hit up some of our favorite bites and make some new finds. Follow along on our crawl. More

The Brunch Dish(es): The Red Hook Ballfield Trucks

New York Erin Zimmer 1 comment

The Red Hook ballfields might not be the first venue that pops into mind for weekend brunching. But hey, if you don't mind queuing up at a different truck for each course (and between elotes, huaraches, and pupusas, there will be multiple courses) and if you appreciate free entertainment courtesy of the ballfield matches, then it's a fun outing. More

Street Food: Solber Pupusas

New York Madison Priest 2 comments

If this were a competition, the pork, cheese, and jalapeno pupusa would definitely win. More

Serious Eats Meet-Up: Saturday, June 19 at the Red Hook Ballfields

New York Erin Zimmer 8 comments

The Red Hook ballfield vendors are back for the summer, which only means one thing: we need to get our fill of huaraches, pupusas, tacos, ceviche, elote, and agua fresca. And we want you to join us! So let's... More

Red Hook Vendors Will Close Weekend of October 31

New York Erin Zimmer Post a comment

No doubt the Country Boys taco truck line will be especially killer this weekend coming off of last week's Vendys victory. Along with the other Red Hook ballfield vendors, the truck will be parking at the Clinton and Bay intersection... More

Vendy Award Finalist: Country Boys aka Martinez Taco Truck

New York Erin Zimmer 2 comments

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... More

Red Hook Vendors Will Operate on Memorial Day Monday

New York Erin Zimmer Post a comment

It's been confirmed by Red Hook ball field vendor director Cesar Fuentes that the vendors will be out on Monday. He also added: due to last-minute renovations at Coney Island's "Festival by the Sea," the vendors have decided to wait... More

Initial Thoughts on Red Hook Vendors 2009

New York Erin Zimmer 3 comments

Pork and beef huarache. The Red Hook ball field vendors returned this weekend, and Serious Eater IkeIkeIke had this to say about the spread: These trucks were amazing yesterday. Carne asada tacos and goat tacos (from the Perez truck),... More

Schedule for This Weekend's Return of the Red Hook Vendors

New York Erin Zimmer Post a comment

The Red Hook vendors return in full-force this weekend, operating between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. They'll set up at the Red Hook Recreational Area, near the corner of Bay and Clinton streets, every weekend until the end of... More

Red Hook Vendors Will Have Coney Island-Themed Foods at Dreamland

New York Erin Zimmer Post a comment

The latest in Red Hook vendors world: the tentative start date for the ballfields grand re-opening we gave you last week is official: May 2. Representative Cesar Fuentes just sent out a press release setting that date in stone.... More

Red Hook Vendors at Coney Island's Dreamland This Summer

New York Erin Zimmer Post a comment

Last week, director Cesar Fuentes insinuated a third location for the Red Hook ballfield vendors (after the ballfield itself and the Brooklyn Flea), and that appears to be Dreamland amusement park, the new permutation of Astroland on Coney Island.... More

Red Hook Ball Field Vendors Will Return May 2

New York Erin Zimmer 13 comments

Cesar Fueuntes, executive director of the Red Hook food vendors committee, confirms that the whole vendor gang will return tentatively on May 2. That includes: pupusas from Soler Dominican, huaraches from Fernando Martinez, elotes preparados (or grilled corn) from... More

New Design Models for Red Hook Ball Field Vendors

New York Erin Zimmer Post a comment

"Food Coloring" design As mentioned earlier this week, the Architecture for Humanity New York is trying to save the future of the Red Hook ball field vendors by hosting "an open call for ideas" competition. The latest update: five... More

Steps to Make Red Hook Ball Field Vendors More Permanent

New York Erin Zimmer Post a comment

The design professionals behind Architecture for Humanity New York must secretly love huaraches, ceviche, and other favorites from the Red Hook ball field vendors. The group is organizing a competition called, “Call for Ideas: A New Marketplace for the... More

How Red Hook Vendors Will Spend Election Night

New York Erin Zimmer Post a comment

Tonight you can watch the election returns come in, while eating pupusas and tacos at the Brooklyn Based "Red + Blue Election Night Party" More

Weekend Excursion: Say Goodbye to the Ball Field Vendors

New York Zach Brooks 3 comments

One of the first Weekend Excursions we ever recommended was the opening of the Red Hook ball fields, so it is only fitting that we bring it back for the final weekend of the season. It's been a long... More

Red Hook Vendors Closing Sunday

New York Adam Kuban Post a comment

Will Maintain Satellite Stands at Brooklyn Flea Through Late December We just got an email from Red Hook vendor executive director Cesar Fuentes: We would like to inform you that our operation for the 2008 season in Red Hook Park... More

An Inside Look at The Dessert Truck Throwdown with Bobby Flay

New York Gordon Mark 3 comments

I was lucky enough to attend the Throwdown taping between Bobby Flay and the Dessert Truck dudes (Jerome Chang and Chris Chen) yesterday. I got there around 1:30 PM, when there was a small line to register and sign... More

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