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19 New York Street Foods That Will Change Your Life

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Ever in search of good food, we recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the best street food in NYC. Here are the oh-so-delicious suggestions.

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Their sweet and savory waffles are the perfect treat for the city that never sleeps. Plus, according to their online menu, your first dinges is free. Follow them on Twitter to see where their carts will be next!

—Tyler Symone, Facebook

Some simple math we can all agree on: cookies + ice cream = heaven. For example, the Lovelet sandwich pairs red velvet melt cakes with cream cheese ice cream. They're open daily at their shop on the Lower East Side; find other locations here.

—Debra McGlinchie, Facebook

Their delicious maple syrup-themed foods are made with locally-sourced ingredients. Plus, according to their website, it "employs formerly incarcerated youth in hopes of helping them find work and keeping them out of prison." Check out @SnowdayTruck on Twitter to see where the truck will be next.

—Felicia Terry, Facebook

10. El Rey del Taco

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An Astoria favorite, El Rey serves up terrific Mexican food — such as their chorizo tacos — in delicious handmade tortillas. Plus, their open till 5 a.m. on weekend nights. Find them near N/Q train stops.

Keiko

There's grilled cheese, and then there's Morris grilled cheese. Take, for example, the habanero chicken sandwich, made with bleu cheese, chicken chorizo, habanero hot sauce, and pickled celery. Follow @morristruck for their location.

Josette

17. Langos Truck

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This Hungarian speciality is served fresh and warm and comes with a variety of toppings. Think of it as the Hungarian version of a pizza. Check them out on Twitter to see where they'll be next.

—Susan Carter, Facebook

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