New York Today: Battle of the Food Trucks

Good morning on this luscious Friday. The Academy Awards are for film. The Tonys, for theater. And the Vendy Awards? They are β€œthe Oscars of food for the real New York,” according to the celebrity chef Mario Batali. The annual street food competition β€” now in its 12th year β€” returns to Governors Island on Saturday, bringing together about two dozen top food trucks out of the more than 10,000 street vendors across the city. Among the awards up for grabs: best dessert; best vegan; rookie vendor of the year;…

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