When you hear the term “Street Food” you normally think of hot dogs, ice cream and pretzels. But at Plato Putas we’re taking it back to the basics where street food literally means food found on the street. Hanne, a friend of the Double P’s, has come across some unusual pavement platters in New York City. From time to time, she’ll share her gems with maps to the scene of the crime.


Lower East Side Outdoor Picnic Gone Awry
June 18, 2009, Mixed Media
Materials: Spaghetti-O’s, Beefaroni, Smoked turkey sandwich with fresh grilled green apples & 11 Plums
Southeast corner of Eldridge & Stanton Street
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New York-based Hanne Whitfield has been tripping over Spaghetti-O’s and rotten plums for the past four years. Her Street Food column will be part of an exclusive ongoing series on Plato Putas.