4th Annual Vendy Awards

vendy-awards-2014Get ready to roll out the red carpet because the Vendy Awards are back. This Saturday, June 14th, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. the top vendors in Philadelphia will meet at Penn Treaty Park in Fishtown for you to get a taste of some of their best recipes. But the hard part comes after the eating when you vote for People’s Choice, Rookie of the Year and Best Dessert. The finalists include The Cow and The Curd competing for the Vendy Cup, Heart Food Truck competing for Rookie of the Year and Milk + Sugar competing for Best Dessert. Tickets are $55 for adults and and $30 for kids (ages 8-12).

The event will be full of food, drinks, music and more drinks because at the end of the night, Fette Sau and Frankford Hall will be be having after-party drink specials. And to top it all off, the event is a fundraiser for The Food Trust, the non-profit organization in Philadelphia that strives to give all Philadelphians nutritious and affordable food. To buy your tickets or get more info on the event, click on the link below.

Vendy Awards [Official]
The Food Trust [Official]

2013 Vendy Award Winners

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Saturday, the Vendy Awards were once again held in Philadelphia. The event brought hundreds to Penn Treaty Park where nominated food trucks competed for four awards, including savory, sweet, “Messy Yet Tasty” and the Vendy Cup.

King of Falafel, which you can find daily at 16th and JFK Boulevard won the big award. Lil’ Pop Shop repeated as the winner of the sweet category and The Cow & the Curd brought home the savory award as well as the Tide stain stick’s “Messy Yet Tasty” award.

 

Vendy Awards Announce Nominees

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The third annual Philadelphia Vendy Awards are being held Saturday, June 8th at Penn Treaty Park. 18 food trucks from around the city will be vying for the coveted Vendy Cup from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Ticket price includes day-of judging rights, all you can eat from each participating truck (inclusive of beer lovingly provided by Brooklyn Brewery) and a chance to say you were there.

The Vendy Awards will serve as a fundraiser for The Food Trust, the Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization that strives to make healthy food available to all.

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Early Warning: 2013 Vendy Awards

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Philly’s best food truck chefs are flocking to the third annual Philadelphia Vendy Awards at Penn Treaty Park on Saturday, June 8th. The event will begin at 2:00 p.m. and run through 6:00 p.m., when the coveted Vendy Cup will be awarded.

Due to the popularity of the event, a limited number of early bird tickets (for the special price of $45) will be offered online. A ticket gets you entry into the event, judging rights, all the food you can cram in your face and an unforgettable day in Philadelphia food history as the Vendy Cup is bestowed on the lucky champion.

So clear your calendar, make your plans, et cetera. All the information you need can be found below.

Vendy Awards [Twitter]

Vendy Awards [Facebook]

Vendy Awards [Official]

Vendy Awards to Host Winners’ Event on the Parkway

The winners of the 2011 and 2012 Vendy Awards will be having a special event at Eakins Oval on the Parkway on Thursday, August 2nd between 6 and 9 p.m. 2011 winners  Sweet Box, GiGi & Big R’s and Cucina Zapata will be there along with the winners of the 2012 Vendys which are being held tomorrow. The event will be pay-as-you-go and beer will be available for purchase from Sixpoint Brewery. There will be music, chalk drawing and more.

Olympic Specials

London 2012 mascots on new Olympic Stadium track

Just in case you haven’t seen enough Olympics-themed everything in the past month we at Foobooz are delighted to bring you a round up of Olympic-themed activities and food and drink specials starting this weekend (all in the colors of the Olympic rings). You are very welcome.

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Brewerytown Food Truck Roundup

The Philadelphia Mobile Food Association is holding its first annual Brewerytown Food Truck Roundup. From 5-10pm on Friday July 27th over 15 vendors will be serving their goods at 27th St. and West Girard Avenue. There will be live music, local artisans, and a pop-up farmer’s market from Marathon Farm. Big Bite Philly will even be hosting a food competition.

The trucks attending are….

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