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Make Pretzels At Home With Zoe Kanan – Munchies How To

Zoe Kanan, head baker for Simon and The Whale, shares her technique for making soft pretzels. They’re both fluffy yet crunchy due to the use of lye, leading to pillowy, doughy centers and crisp caramelized ends. Once sea salt and a quick miso honey mustard is added, you’ve got a pretzel that is perfect, eaten fresh. Check out the recipe to make your own soft pretzels at home: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/43jk4b/homemade-soft-pretzels-recipe 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 Hungry? Sign up here…

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The Spiciest Street Food in India – Hot Heads

Karina Utomo (from Melbourne hardcore band High Tension) is a self described chilli fiend. She literally eats chilli for breakfast, which is why we sent her on a mission to taste the hottest food India has to offer. In this episode she joins a Hyderabadi food blogger at his favourite local restaurant before flying to Jaipur, the fabled “pink city” to try some famously spicy street food. Will the peppers of these proud culinary regions impress her iron taste buds? Or will her ability to handle heat render the local…

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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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One of NYC’s Last Independent Hot Dog Vendors

Danny and Elizabeth Rossi, a father-daughter duo, run a hot dog cart outside New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. As disabled veterans, they are given a special permit for their cart, yet there have been issues with non-vets getting their hands on these permits, allowing illegal businesses to flourish and causing overcrowding. In this video, Danny and Elizabeth share how they manage to survive in this oversaturated and harsh working environment. 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 Hungry?…

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The Street Food King of Lima Peru – Street Food Icons Goes International

Chef Tomas Matsufuji serves up some of Lima’s freshest ceviche at Al Toke Pez in Lima, Peru. Al Toke Pez serves high-quality ingredients at affordable prices in an unpretentious spot where diners can eat-in at the bar or take their food to-go. Along with ceviche, they offer classic Peruvian and Nikkei dishes like arroz con mariscos (fried rice with seafood), fried fish, and leche de tigre. Thomas goes to the fish market every morning to source fresh ingredients with a focus on sustainable buying practices. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES…

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The Dollar Tamale Queen of New York – Street Food Icons

Evelia Coyotzi has been selling dollar tamales in Corona, Queens since 2001. Her team starts every day around 9 PM, cooking through the night, so that by 4 AM, they’re outside the Junction Boulevard subway stop selling her tamales. Originally from Tlaxcala, Mexico, Evelia makes a large variety of tamales, like tamales con rajas, mole, pollo verde, Oaxacan tamales and more, which she sells for $1-2 apiece out of a pushcart. 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…

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How To Make Vietnamese Pizza aka Bánh Tráng Nuong with Di an Di

Dennis Ngo from Di an Di in NYC stopped by the MUNCHIES Test Kitchen to make Banh Trang Nuong. This Vietnamese pizza isn’t your typical pie. Grilled rice paper is loaded with homemade scallion oil, egg, littleneck clams, sweet chili sauce, micro chives, and crushed peanuts to make this Vietnamese street food staple. Check out the recipe here: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/3k3ay3/vietnamese-clam-pizza-recipe 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…

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How One Food Truck Gives a Sense of Home – Street Food Icons

At Divine Flavored Nigerian Food Truck, Godshelter and Bisola Oluwalogbon serve Nigerian cuisine outside the Nigerian Consulate in Midtown Manhattan. Their most popular dish is their goat meat jolloff rice, but they also make local specialities like moimoi, gizzdodo, efo elegusi, and peppered snail. Godshelter and Bisola grew up in Nigeria, and after meeting in Brooklyn in 2006, they started catering to the consulate out of their minivan. They’ve since expanded to a brick-and-mortar location and two food trucks. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full…

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The Lechon Master of the Bronx – Street Food Icons

Angel “Piraña” Jimenez has been serving his legendary Puerto Rican lechón, or roasted suckling pig, to the South Bronx for 20 years. He uses a traditional machete to cut his adobo-seasoned pork, before serving it with a roasted banana, pigeon pea rice, and garlic mojito sauce. Angel also makes Puerto Rican classics like beef pastelitos and shrimp mofongo. La Piraña Lechonera is only open on the weekends, as Angel works a day job fixing air conditioning units. Originally from Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, Angel immigrated to the United States as a…

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The Legendary Dosa Man of NYC – Street Food Icons

Thiru Kumar, AKA the Dosa Man, has been running NY Dosas, a food cart in Greenwich Village’s Washington Square Park, since 2001. His dosas—which are made from fermented rice and lentils, and stuffed with potatoes, vegetables and spicy sauces—have become an international phenomenon. Thiru grew up in Sri Lanka and learned to make South Indian recipes as a child. After he immigrated to the United States in the 90s, he made it his life’s work to sell affordable, fresh and vegan dosas to NYU students, professors and other passerby’s. Subscribe…

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