Blog Eat Blog – The Final, April 22nd 2012 @Vibe Bar, Brick Lane
**Update: “I WON!” – Check out my ‘This is JAM HOT‘
*Update: “arrive from 12, judging from 2-3 pm prize-giving at 4, fun til silly o clock”
You might have heard that over the last four weeks, each Sunday afternoon at The Vibe Bar on Brick Lane East London, has been holding a top competition. Well more of a top, topping competition by Abiye of Big Apple Hot Dogs to find out if A) Bloggers can actually cook and B) The best dam dawg topping there is!
You also may know and possibly of read Blog Eat Blog – The Final Heat (4) This IS JAM HOT – my own blog about my own entry in said competition, the last of the four #blogeatblog heats. Well the results are in and the final has been declared! I am there! As the ‘Tweeple’s Choice Winner’ along with my fellow heat 4 winner and a host of other great blogging chefs from the previous three weeks. They are as follows, all 9 finalists…
- Heat 1 Winner @handtomouthblog
- Heat 2 Winner @grobelaar | Tweeple’s Choice Winner @adamvdb
- Heat 3 @chrisgreen | @PaulLomax | @steampie | @_RosieT
"Their communal “everything on” creation takes them all to the final."
- Heat 4 Winner @SmyChutney | Tweeple’s Choice Winner – @willyumscouk
Abiye has just released the following statement from his Twitter account @BigAppleHotDogs :
“FINAL will hold 22/4 @vibebar and will be momentous. All are welcome. Come along and sample the best dogs ever!”
“(The) Final – can I just reassure you that I will be getting some help in organising the Final, so it will be less …disorganised”
“I have someone in mind to organise the final in order to do it justice – I want it to be unforgettable”
Here are all the winning DAWG TOPPINGS… Come see and taste them yourself on April 22nd @vibebar Bar, follow any of us for more details as well as, of course, the complete nutter who lives for his dog, and truly man’s best friend Abiye @BigAppleHotDogs
*Some pictures and information on all toppings have been borrowed from finalists websites… This is my disclaimer
Fergus Jackson @handtomouthblog – Turkish inspired slaw
Ian James @grobelaar – Callaloo & crab, pickled red onions and a fiery hot pepper sauce.
Adam Van Den Bussche @adamvdb – Ketchup & Chip sticks (Homemade!)
Chris Green @chrisgreen – Drunken onions cooked in 10year old single malt whisky, home pickled gherkins, ….. and crispy bacon bits
Paul Lomax @PaulLomax – Poutine topping.
Home-made cheese curds, and a thick, rich gravy topped with crushed crisps
Sam @steampie – bourbon soaked bacon jam, topped with the crispiest deep fried leeks
Rose @_RosieT – Chilli cheese…
The Communal “everything on” creation
SmyChutney @SmyChutney – Apple & pink peppercorn chutney, fried onions & six-pepper jelly
- Apple and Pepper chutney
- Smy six-pepper jelly
- Spanish onions fried in goose fat
Will Yates @willyumscouk | @billyfrankscouk – This is JAM HOT
- Preferred DAWG = BIG DAWG (BEEF & PORK mix)
- Jack Daniels, Bacon, The Bath Pig Chorizo & Pineapple Jam
- Nduja infused Nacho Cheese Sauce
- Cider fried crispy Jalapenos
- www.billyfranks.co.uk Magic Beef Jerky Dust
So there you go – a rundown of ALL 9 DAWWWWGS Please come down to @BigAppleHotDogs and try for yourself! Help be a part of the find for London’s BEST hot dog topping, have a beer, sunbath, listen to music and tweet your day away with new friends and all that jazz…and see Abiye
To follow updates please link up with any and all of us via twitter! See you April 22nd 2012 from 1pm (ish).