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Wafflegänger Haunts Wafels & Dinges Truck

Yesterday, 'Time Out' brought news that a second truck, Dot, would be joining one-year-old Sugar in the Treat Truck fleet, and now Eater informs us that another waffle truck is on the prowl, near Astor Place.

Dovetail's Food Editor–Hostess Tells Her Tale; Dessert Truck vs. Treats Truck Tonight

The Food & Wine editor–cum–hostess at Dovetail had a hard time learning the ropes of the job at first, but by the end she learned that star ratings from critics matter, and there’s more to being a hostess than checking coats. [TONY] Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has filed a suit against Tonic East for “a pattern or practice of denying African-Americans from admittance into its club.” [Down by the Hipster] Unbeknownst to us, rapper Coolio has a cooking show on the Web called, succinctly, Cookin’ With Coolio, but he might not be the most adventurous kitchen personality we’ve ever seen: “I don’t like pork, I don’t eat pork, and I don’t cook pork.” [Serious Eats]

The Food-Truck Revolution Rolls On — Here’s Where

Grub Street was excited for Fashion Week for lots of reasons, but one of the best parts was supposed to be stalking the L.A.-launched Heartschallenger-sweets truck. So we were disappointed to learn that instead of doling out Japanese candies (or, more likely, mix tapes) to models, the rosy-pink hip-mobile is currently being boxed up for shipment to Europe. No matter. In addition to learning that the artist-musician couple who owns the brand plan to return in May (in a season-long deal with the Parks Department!), there are plenty of other trucks in this town to satisfy our food-on-wheels fancy. Here’s our rundown of the best. —Alexandra Vallis

Trader Joe's Conquers Queens; Candy and Wine Pairing in Chelsea

Chelsea: Wondering which alcoholic beverage goes best with Halloween-themed Snickers? Head to Bottlerocket Sunday for a free wine and candy tasting from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. [Grub Street] Dumbo: The Treats Truck is hosting a Halloween party at the Pearl Street Triangle this Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. [Treats Truck] East Village: Aaah, the uses for bacon: Double Down Saloon serves a house-infused bacon-vodka martini with a Slim Jim garnish. [Restaurant Girl] Forest Hills: Trader Joe’s at 90-30 Metropolitan Avenue opens Friday at 9 a.m. [Super Vegan] Midtown East: The Grand Central Oyster Bar is closed today after a "minor explosion" in the kitchen. [Eater]