New York's Churro Vendors in Quotations and Pictures
"If you have a license [to sell churros], and you get arrested, they pull your license and the fines are $2,000, $3,000, $5,000. If someone doesn't have a license, they just arrest you, you lose one day of work, and that's it: You can go back to work. For that reason, they don't get licenses," says Julio, who makes 2,000 to 3,000 churros daily in East Harlem and sells them to the vendors in bulk.
Egan Ernesto waits for a customer
Read more about New York's underground churro vendors in this week's Village Voice.
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