UPDATE // APRIL 23 The results from the D.C. Chinese Take-Out Experiment are in! Read all about the extravaganza here from Food Experiments, and the see the winners and event photos below:
First Place (pictured above): Luck Fortune Golden Mountain Palace Express Takeaway / PORK, PORK, PORK
Second Place: C. Rear / Virginia is for (Dumpling) Lovers
Third Place: Casually Pepper Spray Everything Girls / Casually Pepper Spray Everything Beef
First Place / Grand Prize: Luck Fortune Golden Mountain Palace Express Takeaway / PORK, PORK, PORK
Second Place: Pork Bun / Char Siu Bao
Third Place: Rickshaw Astley / Ssippi Fried Rice
Honorable Mention: Make it Tso / General Tso’s Ice Cream
Honorable Mention: ….In Bed / Fortune Cookies
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.
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+ 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
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SUNDAY, APRIL 22: noon to 3pm The Food Experiments National Tour continues on to Washington, DC with the Chinese Take-Out Experiment at the Rock and Roll Hotel. Attendees tweet photos of their favorite bite @BrooklynBrewery with the hash tag #DCFoodEx for a chance to win this homebrew kit. Judging the experiment will be Mary Kong, freelance food-writer and blogger at Girl Meets Food, and Lauren De Santis, cookbook author and host/producer of Capital Cooking.$10 includes tasting samples and a complimentary Brooklyn Brewery beer. A portion of the proceeds will go towards charities that promote sustainability and local culinary education for disadvantaged children and teens. Buy tickets here.
SATURDAY, APRIL 21: noon-2pmBut wait, there’s more! The day before the Chinese Take-Out Experiment, the Washington DC Supermarket Showdown goes off at Harris Teeter (600 North Glebe Rd, Arlington). 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.
For more about the Food Experiments follow @FoodExperiment and enjoy the video below from the 2011 National Championships at The Brooklyn Brewery: