The only thing that eases the pain of summer’s end is the beginning of September. Why? Because there’s no need to worry about fitting into teeny bikinis, half-price wing nights finally commence, and football season is in full force (Sunday fundays, autumn beers, tailgating, the works). So why not celebrate this glorious month, where we can wear pleated shirts, oversized jerseys, and eat whatever the hell we want?! Village Print & Media will be celebrating the month of September and all of its delicious eats on Instagram with #Foodtember: a 4-week food photo contest, featuring your favorite meals from around New York City.

Here’s how it works: Throughout the month of September, enter your best food photos from around NYC by posting them to your Instagram page with the hashtags #Foodtember and #VPMeats, and tagging @village_print. Each week, we will feature the top submissions from that week on VPM’s Instagram page, and once September ends, our in-house team of food connoisseurs will select the top submissions from the month. Please note that your Instagram page must be public in order to enter photos.

Now, for the real question: what are you going to get out of this besides a full belly, and a whole lot of Insta likes on your mouth-watering photos? The winner will receive an all expense paid lunch from Fig & Olive, enough to share with up to 15 coworkers! It will be delivered to the winner’s office during lunchtime on Friday, October 2.

Cleanse tonight, and eat up tomorrow!