Hot Dogs Out, Halal In; More on Flor de Mayo’s Alleged Abuses

The hot dog now is for tourists, and halal food has taken its place as New Yorks signature street fare. Watch the video. [NYT]
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Flor de Mayo allegedly paid one of its workers $90 for 72 hours of work in one week and made him provide his own bicycle for deliveries. [Newsday]

The Chinese government now realizes that exporting bad food is in fact bad for business. [Forbes]

A sushi master passes his art along to students in Flushing and gets them jobs, too. [NYT]

Whole Foods on the Bowery will be hosting Dietout, an event celebrating original neighborhood soundtracks, whatever that means. [Gawker]

Robert Sietsema has discovered Hot Dog Johhnys, in a place called Buttzville. [Epicurious]