Maybe this is the next Texas Hold’em?
A Fondue Takedown, a Risotto Challenge, a Chowder Slam. A Cassoulet Cook-Off and a Ramen-derby. And you can’t go wrong with the old stand-by, the chili cook-off.
The common denominator here: emphasis on fun, not so much on culinary expertise.
Given the state of our economy, the idea of getting with some buddies and losing a couple of hundred bucks playing poker doesn’t sound all that good right now. (And what’s the saying? If you’re not sure who the sucker at the table is, then it’s you.)
But spending $10-20 on grub and sharing it with a bunch of friends? That sounds like a much better return on investment.