Everyone’s favorite street vendor awards, The Vendys, are back in New York City for their 10th year on Saturday, September 13th. The Vendys is an intense cook-off between the most popular sidewalks chefs in the city and a fundraiser to support culinary entrepreneurs and the sustainable food movement! Tickets include sampling the best dishes from over 25 of the city’s most beloved food vendors along with all-you-can-drink Brooklyn beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages like Gus Grown Up Sodas. Tickets start at $85 with early bird pricing ($50 for children). Get yours here:
Bring your buns to battle with Brooklyn Brewery and North Festival’s first-ever Nordic Hot Dog Contest. The contenders from throughout Scandinavia have been throwing down their hot dog recipes for Nordic food experts, and the very best of the best are moving on to the final round here at the brewery. On September 15th we’re hosting the Nordic Hot Dog Championship as a part of NORTH Festival. Tickets include dogs from each contestant, beer, coffee and an opportunity to be an inch away from eternal glory and witness the greatest moment in someone’s life. Tickets are $49. Get them here:
Head to Millennium Square in Leeds from September 26-28 to cast your vote in For the Love of Food. Twenty five food trucks from around the UK will be there to battle for the top spot over the course of the three-day festival, showing off culinary skills and thrills from around the world. There will also be live music, multiple music stages, and plenty of beer. Brooklyn Brewery will be on hand with our beloved tap truck to keep the festivities going. Early bird tickets are surprisingly cheap and come with a beer as well as entrance to the festival, so grab yours quick before they sell out.