Big Easy – 4th of July Ribs 1

Big Easy - 4th of July Ribs
Well, it’s finally happened, I had a chance to compete in Big Easy’s 4th of July Annual Rib Competition! I’ve been wanting to take part in this competition for a long time, mostly because I’m a sucker for ribs, but also because the prize is a voucher for Big Easy, and I’m quite fond of ...

Thanksgiving at the Big Easy

Thanksgiving at the Big Easy
Well… I couldn’t resist. Another wing competition. What can I say, I’m a sucker for wings, and all things BBQ to be honest. Plus, the chance to be the first winner of a competition seemed fun (I did it for the T-shirt…). The Big Easy has expanded its competition offering beyond the 4th of July ...

Hot Dogs at Blues Kitchen, Round 2!

Hot Dogs at Blues Kitchen, Round 2!
To round off July, I though I would do a quick write up about this year’s 4th of July festivities. The Blues Kitchen dropped me a message to come back and have another crack at their annual hot-dog competition, and I was only too happy to oblige.   The format was pretty much the same ...

Bang Bang Oriental Rice Dumpling Competition

Bang Bang Oriental Rice Dumpling Competition
Oh boy… what an experience this was.   So, dumplings? Good. Rice? Good. Sticky rice dumplings? Good…? Sticky rice dumplings in an eating competition? Not so good, at least for me. I’ve been meaning to go to the Bang Bang Oriental Food Hall for quite some time, but being quite out of the way, and ...

The Thairrito Challenge 1

The Thairrito Challenge
The Thairrito Challenge   Contrary to popular belief (probably fuelled by how I eat), I am cultured, kinda… So, a season ticket pass to the Vaults Theatre Festival seemed like a lucrative prize. Plus, who doesn’t love burritos? It’s a nice switch up to the usual challenge type since I don’t get to do many ...
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