The finalist for this year’s prestigious Scottish Street Food Awards have been announced ahead of the awards party at Edinburgh’s Pitt Market.
For the first time in two years, in the exciting event will take place in person and the brilliant street food spot this June.
Hosting a ‘three-day celebration of Scottish culinary talent’, the hugely popular Pitt Market will host the Scottish Street Food Awards and deliver ‘an expansive festival of food’.
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Attendees will be able to eat, drink and vote across the weekend as one of the capital’s pioneering events venue plays host to 10 street food vendors from across Scotland.
The reigning champion, vegan Mexican food truck Antojitos, will appear alongside a lineup of other esteemed vendors:
Kochchi – Glaswegian suppliers of Sri Lankan eats such as Hot Butter King Prawns and Kotthu (chopped flatbread and fresh veggies seared in a wok and drenched in homemade curry)
Lemon Squeezy – an Edinburgh-based food truck that peddles fresh and frequently citrussy flatbreads and ciabattas, filled with anything from pulled beef to hummus and marinated mushrooms
Ox & Anchor – Pittenweem purveyors of fresh local produce in the form of such delights as potato hash with seabass, and ‘smash burgers’
CHICKEN SKOOP – the UK’s original ‘chick’ in’ cone’ – buttermilk fried chicken heaped in waffle cones
Don Guero Taqueria – whose Mexican delights cover tacos, tortas, mulitas and gorditas
Falafel Stop – a local food truck delivering fresh, homemade falafel and hummus prepared to a family recipe
Typhoon Ten – Edinburgh residents who bill their fare as ‘vegan filth’: dirty, BBQ jackfruit topped fries and more
Junk – a sophisticated take on fast fried food, created and plated by Cameron Laidlaw
Tagliotello – a fresh pasta truck hailing from Inverness
The Funnel Cake Co. – whose launch at The Pitt earlier this year made many fans of their doughnut-like confections
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Following the English and Welsh heats, Scottish winners will have the opportunity to compete in the British Street Food Awards, and potentially go on to the European iteration. For the first time, an American event is also promised, offering winners the chance to take their eats to the global stage.
The Scottish Street Food Awards take place on the 11th, 12th and 13th of June.
For more information, visit thepitt.co.uk.