The Vendy Nominees for Rookie of the Year Are…

By: Alyssa Shelasky | Grub Street NY

The Vendy Awards are baaack with their annual big-mama street food competition on Governors Island on September 24. There are several exciting categories, like Dessert Truck and People’s Choice, but Rookie of the Year is perhaps the most riveting. Winners will be announced at the awards, but without further pre-lunch stomach growls, this year’s Moroccan, Jamaican, and more nominees are …

Korilla BBQ
Chef/Owner(s): Eddie Song, Steve Park, David Im, Paul Lee, Andy Chang
Food: Korean Bar-b-que, specialties include: Ribeye of the Tiger, Porkinator, Wonderbird

Eddie’s Pizza Truck
Chef/Owner(s): Derek Kaye, Adam Kaye, Deborah Jones
Food: Thin Crust Pizza, specialty made to order 10″

The Taim Mobile
Chef/Owner(s): Chef- Einat Admony; Owners Einat Admony, Stefan Nafziger and David Shapiro
Food: Falafel and smoothies, vegetarian and middle eastern cuisine

Comme Ci Comme Ça
Chef/Owner(s): Chef Samir
Food: Mediterranean/Moroccan, specialty is cous cous

Eat Here Now Now Eat Here
Chef/Owner(s): Stan Tankursley
Food: Tacos and burritos with an asian twist, breakfast burrito served all day

Sunrise Grill
Chef/Owner(s): Greg White & Tara Anointing
Food: Real Jamaican Cuisine