07 | Jun | 17

Richard Johnson

A Wafer Thin Mint

It’s a serious business — being a judge at the British Street Food Awards. Mark Hix, Matt Tebbutt, Marco Pierre White, Gizzi Erskine, Richard Corrigan, Giorgio Locatelli and Tom Parker Bowles all took their responsibilities very seriously. For street food traders, getting the stamp of approval from the food establishment (or — in the case of Yianni Papoutsis from MEATliquor and Simon Anderson from Pitt Cue — young upstarts who have gone on to become the food establishment) means a lot.

Fancy being a judge yourself? Trying the signature dishes of 16 – yes, 16 – top traders trying to impress you at the Central heat of the British Street Food Awards? And win your vote to put them through to the final of the British Street Food Awards and (possibly) the European Street Food Awards? Which kicked off last weekend in the Netherlands? To enter the competition, let us know what you love about street food, and post (with a photo) on the Digbeth Dining Club Facebook events page. The one with the most likes is the winner, and will be invited to judge at the DDC on Saturday June 17th. Make sure to skip breakfast on the Saturday morning. And the Sunday. And the Monday….