Glutton for Punishment

Glutton for Punishment

Episode Description

Vendor

Street food – it’s not just hot dogs anymore. These days, you can get everything from middle-eastern kebabs to Asian curries, but the business of street vending is still brutal, hemmed in by spiraling food costs and intense competition. Every day in New York, more than 3,000 street food vendors set up shop, desperately flogging their wares to the city’s eight million demanding denizens. Running these food carts is like being a maitre d’, chef, server and dishwasher—all at once. Bob has just five days to master these duties before taking over a food cart business at the intersection of 40th Street and 8th Avenue for a grueling 12-hour shift. Will Bob be a hit on the street, or road kill?

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