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We Took an Intern on Chefs Night Out for his 21st Birthday

Oscar has been a Munchies Test Kitchen intern for three months, which is also the length of time he’s lived in New York. And he just had his 21st birthday. To celebrate, the Munchies staff took Oscar out for a night he’ll never forget. They opened his eyes to the world of fine dining at Crown Shy, where Oscar eats his first oysters. They show him a secret speakeasy hidden in a hot dog shop in the East Village. And they bring him to a New York City staple of…

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Mama Jo is NYC’s Official Grandmother of Breakfast – Street Food Icons

Mama Jo has been serving breakfast staples like bacon, egg, and cheese sandwiches and omelets and traditional Greek pastries, such as spanakopita and baklava, from her food truck in Midtown Manhattan for over 35 years. She claims to be NYC’s oldest street food vendor and isn’t planning on retiring her legendary food cart any time soon. Mama Jo’s breakfast menu is longer than some dine-in restaurants’ menus, and it’s all done without sacrificing quality. She gets her ingredients fresh every morning in Astoria, Queens, serves food with a smile, and…

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Chef’s Night Out: Michelin Starred Thai Food and Burger Shacks with Lalito

Kia Damon, executive chef at Lalito and recent Florida transplant, discovers what makes NYC great, including classic food spots and swanky speakeasies, in this episode of Chef’s Night Out. New to New York City, chef Kia and friends head to Burger Joint, hidden behind the front desk of Le Parker Meridien Hotel, to start their night off with one of the best burgers in NYC. Then it’s off to Michelin-starred Thai restaurant Uncle Boons, followed by bespoke cocktails at Apotheke. A food tour of New York classics to make this…

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Street Food Icons – New York City Nuts

With over 60 vendors throughout Manhattan, the Nuts 4 Nuts carts are a New York City street food staple. Co-owner Alejandro Rad explains how he brought these Argentinian inspired honey-roasted nuts to America, and how he turned Nuts 4 Nuts into an iconic New York snack. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full week early on our site: https://video.vice.com/en_us/channel/munchies Check out http://munchies.tv for more! Follow Munchies here: Facebook: http://facebook.com/munchies Twitter: http://twitter.com/munchies Tumblr: http://munchies.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/munchies Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/munchies Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/munchies More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

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