Your Essential Guide to Madison Square Eats: 9 Tasty, New Vendors You Need to Check Out

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One of the best thing about the warm weather is that with sunny spring days comes sunlight and space to enjoy your favorite foods al fresco.

Clear your calendars folks, 'cause Madison Square Eats is back in full swing for its spring session from May 1st to 28th, and you definitely don't want to miss it.

New year, new vendors. If you want a piece of the action, you have to know what to expect. Here are 9 tasty, new vendors to check out at this month's Madison Square Eats.

1. Hill Country Barbecue

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Dry-rubbed meaty goodness is the perfect addition to any outdoor springtime festival, don't you think?

We hope you're ready to get your fingers dirty, covered in spices and sticky sauces from ribs, chicken, brisket, and more BBQ favorites.

2. Uma Temakeria

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Temaki are a unique creation of sushi fillings inside a cone made of nori.

You can get a pre-made chef special, or you can have it customized and made for you to order. You gotta go custom and mix it up though, am I right?

3. Bombay Sandwich Co.

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Bombay Sandwich Co.'s food is both hearty and wholesome, and honestly, you'd have the hardest time telling that it's actually good for you based on how amazing it tastes.

Bombay Sandwich Co. offers vegetarian sandwiches with ingredients like homemade chutneys to compliment anything from chana masala to grilled cheeses.

Everything is fresh and flavorful, so what are you waiting for?

4. Potpuri

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You down for Indian street food?

Continuing the trends of exotic cultural cuisine, . It will definitely bring you to España for a nice round of tapas, except in NYC.

Potpuri is here to give you a taste of classic Indian chaat (or savory snacks).

Dishes that are made of samosas, chana masala, and other classic Indian culinary elements like yogurt and chutneys.

5. Paella Shack by Barraca

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Madison Square Park has a Shake Shack that will (hopefully) reopen soon, but you know what they could use in the meantime? A Paella Shack.

We love the thought of mobile paella and sangria as you browse the sights and tastes of Madison Square Eats