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Country Boys' Chorizo Huaraches from 'New York à la Cart'

Huaraches are my new favorite Mexican street food. But what's a huarache you ask? Picture a slightly thick, massively oversize homemade tortilla. Then picture this tortilla stuffed with refried beans. Then add more beans, spicy chorizo, cheese, lettuce, salsa, and tomatoes on top. Make it hot. Make it crisp. Make it over-the-top. And, thanks to Alexandra Penfold and Siobhan Wallace's new book, New York à la Cart, you can make this version, from Red Hook's popular Country Boys truck, in your own kitchen. More

Country Boys' Chorizo Huaraches from 'New York à la Cart'

Huaraches are my new favorite Mexican street food. But what's a huarache you ask? Picture a slightly thick, massively oversized homemade tortilla. Then picture this tortilla stuffed with refried beans. Then add more beans, spicy chorizo, cheese, lettuce, salsa, and tomatoes on top. Make it hot. Make it crisp. Make it over-the-top. And, thanks to Alexandra Penfold and Siobhan Wallace's new book, New York à la Cart, you can make this version, from Red Hook's popular Country Boys truck, in your own kitchen. More

A Look at the 2009 Vendy Awards

[Photographs: Robyn Lee] Over 1,000 people showed up yesterday to the fifth annual Vendy Awards outside the Queens Museum of Art. Each of the eleven vendors nominated served a plate piled with specialties like schnitzel, huaraches, falafel, choinkwiches (a... More

Vendys 2009 Winners

From left: Ed Levine handing the Vendy Cup to Fernando Martinez of Country Boys; Thomas DeGees of Wafels & Dinges. [Photographs: Robyn Lee] Best Vendor: Country Boys/Martinez Taco Truck; Fernando and Jolanda Martinez Best Rookie Vendor: Schnitzel & Things;... More

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