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 ...

Tips and Tricks 1

Hope the New Year is treating everyone well.   I thought I would start it off with a Tips and Tricks summary post that should come in handy. It should be a good page to refer to, and also help me throw off some rust as I plan ahead what challenges to tackle.   First ...

Man Dem V Food @Prince of Peckham

Man Dem V Food @Prince of Peckham
Man Dem V Food   Seriously, what is London’s obsession with wings? Not complaining, I love them, but just curious.   At this point the majority of competitions I’ve done have been wings, so, it feels like I’m starting to specialise. On the plus side, I have a pretty strong claim now that no one ...

Porky’s Iron Pig Challenge 1

Porky's Iron Pig Challenge
*Challenge Update as of August 2018: I’m changing my recommendation of this challenge to ‘avoid‘, reason being the price point vs reward. Having done it twice, I haven’t been able to collect the promised reward for either attempt despite following up multiple times. I’m not changing my views on taste, tactics, etc. I still think ...

Absurd Bird Wing Challenge! 2

Absurd Bird Wing Challenge!
*Update as of 03/09/2018 This challenge format seems to have changed somewhat. The wings now cost £28. Apparently only beating the fastest time at the venue now will get you the meal for free. You are also limited to two flavours now. I’ve gone back and had another crack at it, without the buttermilk batter ...
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