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“The red carpet gala for New York’s pushcart heroes.” 

- Saveur Magazine

“What's more appetizing than a Grammy, more mouth-watering than an Emmy? Yes, it's The Vendy-symbolic of culinary supremacy among New York's 10,000 sidewalk chefs.” 

- New York Daily News

“The Vendys is by far one of the most fun and delicious food events.” 

- Serious Eats

“We feel spoiled sometimes because NYC has so many great and filling food events to choose from each year—but the Vendy Awards really is the best of them."

- Gothamist

“A five-hour marathon of consumption and celebration.” 

- Fork In The Road

“Captures NYC’s intense love for quick and artful eats" 

- Eventbrite (Voted Top 5 for 2013 Events)

Check out our national editorial spread in the April 2013 issue of Every Day with Rachael Ray!

New York City

Huffington Post: Video: NYC Vendy Awards Finalist, El Olomega: Putting Salvadoran Pupusas on the Map”

PaperMag: “Elettra Wiedemann on Judging the Vendys” 

Midtown Lunch: “Vendy Awards to honor 50 Heroic Food Vendors”

Brooklyn Spectator: “The 2013 Vendy Awards is coming to Sunset Park’s Industry City”

The Daily Meal: “New York Vendy Awards Move to Brooklyn”

NY Street Food: “Vendy Awards Honor Those Who Helped During Hurricane Sandy”

Food World News: “Fifty Trucks Honored With the Vendy Award for Helping Feed Hurricane Sandy Victims”

Street Grub Everyday: “2013 NYC Vendys Honors Food Trucks & NYCFTA During Superstorm Sandy”

CBS: “NYC Food Truck Lunch: Chicken Vindaloo & Momos from Mysttik Masala”

Serious Eats: “Meet Vendy Awards Rookie Finalist Mysttik Masaala”

Heritage Radio Hot Grease: “Episode 161:The Vendy Awards”

Blondie & Brownie: “Vendys 2013: Can We Pick ‘Em or Can We Pick ‘Em?”

AM-NY: “Celebrate NYC street food at the Vendy Awards”

Times Ledger: “Corona cart vendor nominated for culinary prize”

Time Out NY: “2013 Vendy Awards”

Daily News: “El Olomega, a Salvadoran style food truck of Brooklyn, takes top honors”

Eater NY: “El Olomega and Nuchas Win Big at the Vendy Awards”

Food Curated: “The 2013 NYC Vendy Awards at Brooklyn’s Industry City”

Gothamist: “El Olomega’s Pupusas Take Top Prize at 2013 Vendy Awards”

CBS Local: “El Olomega, Itizy Ice Cream, Nuchas Food Truck Named Winners at Food Truck Competition”

NBC Local: “2013 Vendy Award Winner: El Olomega”