Vilcek Foundation Celebrates Immigrant Vendors

Speaking of Street Meat… the Vilcek Foundation, an organization that honors and supports foreign born scientists and artists who have made significant contributions to society in the U.S., has dedicated their entire Fall 2011 newsletter to immigrant street food vendors. Here at Midtown Lunch we’ve always seen what a huge contribution immigrants have made to the vibrant street food scene of New York, so it’s nice to see somebody else recognizing the connection.  The newsletter has features on six immigrant food vendors from around the country (including two in NYC: Dessert Truck and Veronica’s Kitchen), and the introduction was written by yours truly!  Check it out…

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