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Competitive Slider Eating; Saturday's Food Truck Festival

COMPETITIVE EATING WIRE—If you're interested in slamming down as many cheeseburger sliders as humanly possible, BGR The Burger Joint is soliciting competitors for its first-ever National Cheeseburger Slider Eating Championships, to be held on September 18 at the Bethesda location. If interested, submit your name, address, age and reason for competing to [EaterWire]

NAVY YARD—Tomorrow brings yet another collaboration between food trucks and craft beer at the Funky Fresh Foodie Fest from 1-9 p.m. at the DC Fairgrounds near the ballpark. Teddy Folkman is doing a mussels tasting, while food truck vendors include Pepe, Pleasant Pops, Fojol Brothers, Takorean and more, in addition to all the bars and live music. There's a variety of ticket packages, but general admission is $15. [EaterWire]

EVENT WIRE—The DC Central Kitchen has announced the fourth chef who will be battling in the upcoming Capital Food Fight on October 8: Bourbon Steak's Adam Sobel will join Jeff Buben, Enzo Fargione and Guillermo Pernot. [Twitter]

BGR The Burger Joint [Photo: Facebook]

BGR - The Burger Joint

1514 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036 202 299 1071


2800 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, , DC 20007 (202) 944-2026 Visit Website

Pepe Food Truck [José Andrés]

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BGR The Burger Joint

4827 Fairmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD