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Here are the vendors at Vendy Plaza, Harlem's seasonal street food market

Plus, help decide who will rule NYC's street food scene this year.
Vendy Plaza at La MarquetaMiles Dixon, Metro

Harlem's version of Smorgasburgis back for the season.

Tuckedbeneath the elevated Metro Northtracks at 1590 Park Ave. (between 115th and 116th streets), Vendy Plaza is open for its third year at La Marquetaon Sundays through October from 12-6 p.m. The 17 businesses are both newcomers and past winners of the Vendy Awards, dedicated to honoring the best in NYC street food.

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Speaking of which, if you have a favorite vendor (in our outside the plaza),nominations are open for the12th annualVendy Awards. Held as acook-off on Governors Island, this year's contest will take place onSept.17 with juried awards for Best Food Truck, Rookieof the Year, Best Dessert and Best Market Vendor, plus a People's Choice Award. Early bird tickets are on sale for $85; the next tier of tickets willjumpto $100.

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Applications for Vendy Plazaare open throughout the season; the spots at La Marqueta are availablerent-free to food entrepreneurs to share their products with the city.Here are the 18 vendors signed onso far:

Flavor Player —Mediterranean witha twist

Ellude's Belizean Style — Belizean eats

Slow & Saucy — slow-simmered brisket sandwiches

Areparty — Colombian stuffed arepas

Cine's — Haitian bites

Cheese Corn Arepas — Colombian arepas and plantain cones

Wang’s Crazy Potato—friedspiral potato on a stick

Elsie's Jerk Shack —jerk and curry chicken, fresh roti, codfish poppers

Maruka — piononos (platain-wrapped sandwiches)

Hngry Artst —Caribbean-influenced burgers and sandwiches

La Fritanga de Lannie — Puerto Rican eats

Food Therapy —BBQ wings, cornbread, banana pudding

Salpicon—fruit salads, Colombian raspados, tropicalsmoothies

Pop with Us —movie-style flavored popcorns

Blonde Bakes — cupcakes & tarts

Mighty Edible —jerk mac n' cheese, hibiscus pepper jelly short ribs, curry cabbage

Thirstea Cafe —bubble tea

The Splendid Tongue —granola, biscotti, candy apples

Exclusive Taste —Jamaican meets Southern food

Taqueria de Luna —fresh tamales

Annie Mae's Cheesecakes & Moore —cheesecake

Le Juice —freshjuices

 
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