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Red Hook Pulls a Street Food Hat Trick at the 2013 Vendy Awards

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This weekend, the Vendy Awards, New York's biggest love letter to street food, hit Industry City for a day-long feast of nearly 25 street vendors feeding a grateful crowd. Lines were waited on, tacos were eaten, and the venerated Vendy Cup for best street food of the year was awarded once again. Here are the highlights. More

Meet Vendy Awards Rookie Finalist Neapolitan Express

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Take a look inside New York's only Neapolitan pizza truck, one of the rookie finalists up for this weekend's Vendy Awards. More

Meet Vendy Award Rookie Finalist Nuchas Empanadas

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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

Meet Vendy Awards Rookie Finalist Mamak

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Although Malaysian food is gaining a growing foothold in New York, Mamak, which launched back in April, is one of the first to bring rendang to the city's street food scene. More

Meet Vendy Awards Rookie Finalist Sweet Chili Truck

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Sweet Chili is owned by Chef Lisa Fernandes, who you may remember from Top Chef's Season 4 in Chicago. The truck debuted on June 1st with a menu inspired by Thai and Vietnamese cooking. Take a closer look at this Vendy Awards nominee is cooking after the jump. More

Meet Vendy Awards Rookie Finalist Toum

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Toum is the first Lebanese food truck in the five boroughs. Here's a look at what the Vendy Rookie Award-nominated team is serving. More

Vendy Award Finalists Announced

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The Vendy Cup finalists for this year's Vendy Awards have just been released. Details and video after the jump. More

Behind the Scenes of a New York Food Event, a Vendy Volunteer's Story

Street Food Siobhan Wallace 1 comment

We write about food events in New York all the time on Serious Eats, but what's it like to work behind the scenes as a volunteer? Here's the inside story from one Vendy Awards volunteer. More

Meet Vendy Awards Rookie Finalist Mysttik Masaala

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The Vendy Awards, New York's annual celebration of street food, are hitting Red Hook in a few weeks. Until then we'll be taking a look at the finalists in their rookie category—vendors who started cooking on the street just this year. First up: Midtown East newcomer Mysttik Masaala. More

Win Two VIP Tickets to the Vendy Awards, September 7th

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The Vendy Awards, New York's biggest and most fun celebration of street food, are still a couple months away, but tickets are selling fast. We're giving away two early entry VIP right here. More

Scenes From New York's 2012 Vendy Awards

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The 8th annual Vendy Awards was held at Governors Island, for the third year in a row, this past Saturday, and we couldn't have asked for a more beautiful day to celebrate the best of NYC street food. Take a look at the awesome food served up by 22 of the city's tastiest street vendors. More

Win Two VIP Tickets to the 2012 Vendy Awards on Saturday, September 15th

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Haven't bought your ticket for the Vendy Awards yet? Good, because now you have a chance to win two VIP tickets to this Saturday's festival of street food awesomeness. More

Video: Vendy Award Finalist Xin Jiang Prosperity Kababs

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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've posting videos about the finalists. Last but not least: Xin Jiang Prosperity Kababs. More

Video: Vendy Award Finalist Tortas Neza

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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're posting videos about the finalists. Up today: Tortas Neza in Corona! More

Video: Vendy Award Finalist Uncle Gussy's

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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're posting videos about the finalists. Up today: Uncle Gussy's Greek in midtown! More

Video: Vendy Award Finalist Hamza & Madina Halal

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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're be posting videos about the finalists. Up today: Hamza & Madina Halal! More

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

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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

A Look at New York's 2011 Vendy Awards

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This year's Vendy Awards NYC—the competition extravaganza of food vendors—was bigger and better than ever. Learn about all the finalists that were dishing out their goods this past Saturday, and of course you can also find out who the big winners were. More

Videos: Meeting the 2010 Vendy Awards Finalists

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It's a big day for street food lovers. The 2010 Vendy Awards finalists have been announced! Liza de Guia of Food Curated introduces us to all five in these wonderful videos. Let's have a watch. Warning: You may crave falafel, arepas, schnitzel, lamb over couscous, and/or chalupas upon doing so. More

2010 Vendy Finalists Announced!

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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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