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The Pittsburgh Dumpling Experiment, May 20

UPDATE // MAY 20 Results and photos are below from the Pittsburgh Dumpling Experiment! We did not leave Steel City hungry…

First Place / Grand Prize:  The Pork Dorks / Pork Dumplings
Second Place: Yinz Dim Sum / Far East PGH Drunken Duck Potsticker
Third Place: Mr. Small, Man-In-Motion / Quince-Apple-Mint Dumplings

Theo’s Prize for Experimentation: Yamzers / Sweet Potato Dessert Pierogies

First Place:  Kitchen Destroyer / Shot to the Heart (And You’re to Blame)
Second Place:  Yinz Dim Sum / Far East PGH Drunken Duck Potsticker
Third Place:  Zuko’s Pierogies / Zuko’s Pierogies

The world’s #1 amateur cooking competition, the Food Experiments features celebrity judges, creative food themes and the chance for one local chef to win a trip to Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Brewery is flying the winner of each uniquely-themed showdown to Brooklyn for an elite “Back-Of-The-House Pass” including:

+ 3-night stay at The Wythe Hotel (across the street from Brooklyn Brewery)
+ Tasty Tours of our neighborhood’s finest food producers
+ Friday night Chef’s Feast
+ The chance to compete in The Food Experiments Championship at Brooklyn Brewery

Follow the Food Experiments @FoodExperiment, and join the conversation about the Pittsburgh Dumpling Experiment via #PittFoodEx.

SUNDAY, MAY 20: 2pm to 5pm
The Food Experiments National Tour marches on to Pittsburgh, PA with the Pittsburgh Dumpling Experiment at Mr. Smalls. Attendees tweet photos of your favorite bite @BrooklynBrewery with the hash tag #PittFoodEx for a chance to win this homebrew kit. From the Food Experiments: “Cookoff pros Nick Suarez and Theo Peck are excited to present Pittsburgh’s first Food Experiment, an amateur cook off involving Pittsburgh’s finest home chefs. Dishes will range from savory to sweet and will feature a main ingredient. Sharpen your knifes, this is a call to all home chefs looking to be named Pittsburgh’s next cookoff king or queen. Winners will not only achieve culinary glory, but will be flown to Brooklyn, NY to compete in the National cookoff title, the super-bowl of cookoffs held at Brooklyn Brewery. Do you have what it takes to win?”

But wait, there’s more! The day before the Dumpling Experiment, the Pittsburgh Supermarket Showdown goes off at Market District (100 Settlers Ridge Center Drive, Pittsburgh). Come out and watch as seven-time Brooklyn Cook-Off champ, Theo Peck, comes to town to take on one of your own local foodies for bragging rights in a mini cook-off of mini-epic proportions. The not so secret ingredient: Brooklyn Brewery beer.

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