What do you get when you combine skillets, amateur chefs, Brooklyn Beer, and a ton of ground beef and cheese?
You get the tastiest experiment to hit the D.C. area since the invention of sliced bread... err, taco shells: The D.C. Taco Experiment.
Taking place in the Rock & Roll Hotel (1353 H St. N.E.), the D.C. Taco Experiment is a cooking competition that puts amateur chefs' taco creations to the test. Tacos of all shapes, sizes and tastes will duke it out until one remains. The winner will receive a cash prize and be sent to Brooklyn to compete for the national cook-off title.
But just because there’s a judging panel doesn’t mean no grub for you. Attendees not only get to vote for and taste every taco created, they also receive a Brooklyn beer to wash down the taco glory.
Participating chefs get a Whole Foods gift certificate to help with costs. An after-party event will be thrown at The Argonaut, where proceeds will go to the Capital Area Food Bank. Tickets to the event are $10 in advance or $15 the day of.
If one thing’s for certain, it’s that D.C. needs to experiment more often... preferably with delicious things.
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