While many people were watching Olympic hopefuls from the comfort of their couch, Philly foodies braved stifling heat and torrential rain to support their favorite food truck vendors during the 2012 Vendy Awards earlier this afternoon.
Judges Collin Flatt, Tony Luke, Jr., Joy Manning, Lari Robling, and Marcie Turney took to their tables and tried each of the dishes offered up by the contestants.
Though the competition was fierce, the panel of experts made their decision and Emcee, Anna Goldfarb took to the stage to announce the 2012 Vendy Cup winner.
The coveted cup went to The Smoke Truck for its Southern style BBQ. This means that the title has gone to Soul Food vendors twice in as many years.
People’s Choice went to Vernalicious and Pop Shop took home the title in the Sweet heat.
Take a scroll through the gallery to see what you missed.