A Look at the Winners: 2012 Vendy Awards

Categories: Street Food

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On Saturday, food lovers lined up on Governors Island for the Vendy Awards, an annual street-food celebration and benefit organized by the Urban Justice Center. The non-profit works to support city vendors, providing access to licenses and advocating for vendor rights.

This year's judges included Food & Wine restaurant editor Kate Krader, the Das Racist crew, and chef/TV personality Eddie Huang. Below, a look at the winners plus a few highlights:

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Street-food fans get down to business at picnic tables, while others lounge on the grass

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The People's Taste Award went to Cinnamon Snail, Adam Sobel's organic, vegan food truck that serves sweet and savory delights
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Vendy judge Eddie Huang

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The Perez family of Piaztlan Authentic Mexican takes home the highly coveted Vendy Cup!

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You can find Piaztlan's excellent goat meat tacos, flautas, and cemitas at the Red Hook Ball Fields on the weekends.

Who took home Best Dessert?


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