Category archives for: Vendy Awards

New York, NY: Coming To A Street Near You – Peace, Bliss and Vegan Food-Truck Treats

Adam Sobel's Cinnamon Snail food truck is a finalist for the "Best of NJ" Vendy award. Photo courtesy of Adam Sobel.

Patience and positivity may not be common business tactics in a city where cut throat captains of industry rule, but so far it’s working for Sobel. He has built a thriving catering business, and a cookbook is in the works for next year.

New York, NY: Street Eats – Chaat from Desie Khaana, Mysttik Masaala’s (New) 3rd Cart

(credit: NYSF)

Underneath the snacks were lots of chickpeas and chickpea puree, chopped raw onions, and cilantro.

Nashville, TN: Nashville Street Food Awards Results — You Shoulda Been There


Twenty-plus food trucks surrounded the edge of the park in the same footprint as the weekly Musicians Corner site to feed the masses and compete in 10 competitive categories.

New York, NY: Halal Guys Opening A Storefront In Two Weeks

(credit: NYSF)

One of the most popular food carts in NYC will be opening a storefront in the East Village during the first week of November.

Chicago, IL: NYC Street Food Awards “The Vendys” Expands to Chicago

Photo Credit: Nick Murway

The Vendy Awards not only brings together people selling from trucks, but sidewalk and stoop chefs are also welcome, which means you’ll get to try the most authentic grub Chicago has to offer.

New York, NY: 2013 Vendy Awards Recap – Best Dessert

Itizy Ice Cream Wins Best Dessert (credit: NYSF)

Best Dessert is always a favorite category of ours at the Vendy Awards. We are serious ice cream and frozen dessert addicts, and once again, this was the place to be for delicious desserts.

New York, NY: 2013 Vendy Awards Recap – The Vendy Cup & People’s Taste Awards

El Olomega Wins The Vendy Cup (credit: NYSF)

They did it again! A Red Hook Ballfields Vendor, El Olomega, was the big winner at the 2013 Vendy Awards, held Saturday, Sept 7th in Brooklyn. That makes 4 out of the last 5 years that a Red Hook Ballfields Vendor has won the prestigious Vendy Cup, awarded to “The Best Street Vendor in NYC”.

New York, NY: Red Hook Pupusa Truck Wins Out Over NYC Street Food for Vendy Cup


Fried anchovies served in a shot of paprika aioli, Nutella pizza pies coated in powdered sugar, and scoops of blueberry and mojito sorbet. These were just some of the delectable dishes served up by New York’s favorite food trucks and market vendors in the heat of competition at the 9th annual Vendy Awards on Saturday.

New York, NY: Celebrate the 9th Annual Vendys in Sunset Park on September 7th!


On September 7th, over 25 street-side chefs will descend on Industry City, a waterfront food, business and creative hub in Brooklyn that will take you back in time and around the world.

New York, NY: The 2013 Vendy Cup Finalists Have Been Announced!


Vendy Cup Winners are not eligible to compete in the Vendy Awards again, but the People’s Choice Winner is (hint, hint).