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2009 SF Food Wars Mac Battle Royale With Cheese

Cheese Lovers Battle It Out at SF Macaroni Cook-Off

Call it the daddy of all mac-and-cheese battles: Earlier this month, a new group, SF Food Wars, hosted its first-ever event, a macaroni and cheese cook-off. Twenty contenders — and more than 200 eaters — attended the inaugural event, which benefited the San Francisco Food Bank.

Among the cheesy plates of pasta? Bourbon Duck Cheddar Mac 'n Cheese from Beer and Nosh, The Modern Halitosis Lovers' pungent Makeout Mac, and Milo's Macaroni and Cheese from Team Fromage. KKR and Bike Basket Pies took home the big-ticket prize with their Mac & Cheese Pies, which were filled with blue cheese, spinach, shiitakes, and walnuts.


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View more savory sights from the competition after the break.


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Photos Courtesy of Meg Messina

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kia kia 8 years
Please tell me you attended this! Yum, yum, yum!!
Beauty Beauty 8 years
Ahem, Yum, you forgot to mention that a certain Sugar totally won an award for Milo's Mac and Cheese. ;)
mondo mondo 8 years
I volunteer to be a taste tester. . .Me, pick me!
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