A hot dog vendor puts up another unbrella in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art  (Photo credit: Stan Honda/Getty)

Outside the Met Museum, the Turf War Between Food Vendors Continues

When the competition began in earnest some seven years ago, The New York Times wrote that the spot held just two hot dog carts, who paid money to the city in permits. That all changed when Bob Rossi exercised his right as a disabled veteran, via a 19th century law, to vend on parks’ property without a costly permit fee.

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