2014 Vendy Awards
7 p.m. Thursday
French Market, French Market Place between Barracks and Ursulines streets, (504) 522-2621
Crepes a la Cart, Empanada Intifada, Food Drunk, Foodie Call, Imperial Woodpecker Sno-Balls, La Cocinita, Miss Linda the Ya-Ka-Mein Lady and The NOLA Truck compete for the title of best vendor. Tickets start at $6.
Tulane Philippines benefit buffet
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday
Tulane University, Bruff Commons, 6823 St. Charles Ave., (504) 862-8994
A buffet features Filipino dishes including leche flan and tinola. Proceeds benefit NOLA Loves the Philippines' Typhoon Haiyan relief. Buffet $6.
Local Food Fest
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
Cafe Hope, 1101 Barataria Blvd., Marrero, (504) 756-4673
There's food from professional and amateur culinary teams, as well as children's activities and live music.