One way to support your local street vendors: Stop by the Vendy Awards in Queens on Saturday, September 26. Another? Check out the Vendys' auction, with all proceeds going to the Street Vendor Project. Among the incredible, can't-get-these-anywhere-else items up for bid:
- Lunch for six with Calvin Trillin
- Midtown Lunch Street Eating Tour with Zach Brooks
- Cooking Class for 6 with SAVEUR magazine editors
- Two tickets to "A Razor, A Shiny Knife" Dinner at the New York Wine and Foord Festival
And, drumroll please: The Serious Eats Walking Tour, letting you and three friends eat your way around New York with our own Ed Levine.