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Meet Vendy Award Rookie Finalist Nuchas Empanadas

Years ago, on a trip home to Buenos Aires, owner Ariel Barbouth found inspiration for Nuchas in the empanadas that are ubiquitous there but largely absent downtown. He launched the first Kiosk in Times Square in 2011 and last summer took the show on the road with the Nuchas truck. Through it, he serves many varieties of hand-held snacks, including empanadas filled with short rib, shiitake curry, or seafood. More

Video: Vendy Award Finalists Cinnamon Snail and Piaztlan Authentic Mexican Food

The 8th Annual Vendy Awards are almost here, landing on Governor's Island on September 15th for a day of celebrating New York's street vendors—and stuffing ourselves silly on some of the best street food the city has to offer. All week we'll be posting videos made about the finalists, starting with Cinnamon Snail vegan food truck and Red Hook Vendor Piaztlan Authentic Mexican Food Truck. More

2010 Vendy Finalists Announced!

The King of Falafel and Shawarma, a 2010 Vendy Finalist. As Freddy would say: "Yeah, baby!" [Photos: Erin Zimmer] The Street Vendor Project just announced the nominees for the 2010 Vendy Awards, the Oscars of the street food world.... More

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