The Vendy Awards, a coveted prize for the best mobile food in New York City was won by a Nigerian – DF Nigerian – in it’s 13th year.
The Vendy award is an annual food cook-off that crowns the best in mobile food vending in the city, while raising funding for Street Vendor Project of the Urban Justice Center.
This year, the top prize – the Vendy cup – went to Godshelter aka Divine and Bisola Oluwalogbon.
The couple, assisted by their 3 lovely children, served jollof rice, peppered goat stew, efo riro, puff puff, moi moi, and suya.
The truck, which is located close to the Nigerian Embassy on 44th & 2nd Avenue, Manhattan was deemed the best in the whole of New York.
Godshelter, speaking after the win, said it was a “beautiful thing for me and my family.”