And The 2008 Vendy Award Goes To...Calexico!

<p>The 2008 Vendys, which benefit the Street Vendor Project, were at the Tobacco Warehouse in DUMBO.</p>

<p>The guys at Calexico Carne Asada (Wooster and Spring in SoHo) do their thing. Calexico was the winner of the 2008 Vendy Cup.</p>

<p>Calexico's food (clockwise from left): chicken tamale, chipotle pork taco, a Calexico carne asada taco, shrimp quesadilla.</p>

<p>Fauzia Abdur-Rahman from Fauzia's Delights (161st St and Sheridan Ave in The Bronx) stirring up some jerk chicken.</p>

<p>Serving up some of Fauzia's Delights, Jamaican Halal food.</p>

<p>Fauzia's food (clockwise from left): vegetables, jerk chicken, rice and beans, vegetarian jerk chicken.</p>

<p>Meru Sikder, left, from the Biriyani Cart (46th St and 6th Ave in Manhattan) prepares his kati rolls. The Biriyani Cart was the People's Choice winner in the savory category. </p>

<p>Serving up some chicken biriyani at the...Biriyani Cart.</p>

<p>The Biriyani Cart's food (clockwise from left): chicken kati roll, chicken tikka, chicken biriyani.</p>

<p>Red Hook Ballfields...represent! Rafael Soler from Soler Dominican (Clinton and Bay Streets in Brooklyn, weekends, seasonal) serves some hungry customers.</p>

<p>Rafael Soler at the pass of Soler Dominican.</p>

<p>Soler Dominican's food (clockwise from left): papusa ,center and plantains, top.</p>

<p>Mohammed Rahman, left with chef's hat, from Kwik Meal (45th St &amp; Sixth Ave in Manhattan) serves a customer. Kwik Meal, last year's people's choice winner, was the 1st runner up.</p>

<p>Kwik Meal's selection at the Vendys: falafel, left and lamb, right.</p>

<p>As the 2008 Vendy Awards wind down, lines still persist at Calexico, right, the winner of the 2008 Vendy Cup.</p>