Janet and Marcos Lainez, operators of the El Olomega food truck, with their 2013 Vendy Award.
A brother and sister team who dish out mouthwatering Salvadoran-style street food in Brooklyn won the top prize Saturday at the 2013 Vendy Awards.
Janet and Marcos Lainez’s pupusas, cheese and pork stuffed corn tortillas that are the signature dish of their El Olomega food truck, tantalized the tastebuds of the Vendy judges.
El Olomega has been serving up Latin American delicacies in Red Hook for more than 25 years.
“For an actor, winning an Oscar is everything. For us, winning the Vendy Cup here in New York City is almost the same thing,” said Macros Lianes, 43. “I’am still digesting it.”
More than 1,000 foodless shelled out $ 95 each to sample all the sumptuous street food they could stomach at Industry City in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.
A total of 27 trucks offered a smorgasbord of delectable treats a from Korean barbecue satin to rabbit sausage with Resiling.
Best Dessert honors went to the Manhattan-based Tizzy Ice Cream. Niches, a Manhattan empaneled truck, took home the Rookie of the Year award, and the People’as Taste Award went to midtown favorite Luke’as Lobster.