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Monday, February 19, 2018

And the Winners From the 2018 Mac 'n' Cheese Throwdown Are...

Posted By on Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 2:37 PM

  • Photo by Emanuel Wallace
After a fun cheese-filled Saturday at the Huntington Convention Center, the results of the second annual Mac 'n' Cheese Throwdown are in:

Judges Choice - Best Classic Mac

- In first place is Luxe Kitchen and Lounge's smoked Gruyere mac and cheese with toasted breadcrumbs.

- Second place is Wild Eagle Saloon for their mac and cheese balls.

-In third place is Cafe Avalaun with their  mac and cheese crepe. 

Judges Choice - Best Modern Mac

-First place is Metropolitan at The 9, Autograph Collection, for their lobster mac and cheese grilled cheese.

-Second place is Two Bucks North Olmsted, for their surf and turf  mac and cheese.

-Third place is Southside for their pierogi  mac and cheese.

People's Choice- Best Mac

-First place is Metropolitan at The 9,  for their lobster mac and cheese grilled cheese.

-Second place is Merwins Wharf for their mac and cheese curds.

-Third place is Deagans Kitchen and Bar for their Smoked Gouda with chicken and bacon.

Check out photos from the event right here.

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