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Yo! I mean Oy! The Jewish Food Takedown!!!!!!!

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Forget everything you thought you think you thought you knew about Jewish Food!  Or remember fondly!  Point is, Brooklyn’s home cooks are going to part the seas of your perceptions, doods.  CALL FOR COOKS!  Bring your funnest takes, interps and classic recipes of Jewish Food to this food party- a serious funblast for The Chosen and their goy chums to kitchen compete!

Reaper Pepper Latkes!? Fried Chicken and Challah?! Your grandmother’s Borscht? Explore the psychedelic cosmos of Jewish creations….

Email Matt@TheTakedowns.com to enter…  Or want to come eat and party?! Tickets HERE

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Brooklyn Taco Takedown 2016 – Thy Will Be FUN!

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May 15 Noon-2PM at Royal Palms!!!

Call for cooks!  Bring the filling- I’ll provide the tortillas! Serve your highly interesting taco to a crowd of highly interested NYers.  They will love you for it.  Prize package$ from Cuisinart, Wushtof, Anolon, Microplane! Email Matt@TheTakedowns.com to compete!!!

OR hey! Do you know how to EAT tacos?  Maybe you’d like to come try!  Unlimited tacos TIX HERE!

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Boston Fermented Takedown !!!! CALL FOR COOKS

CALL FOR COOKS – Email Matt@TheTakedowns.com

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Kefir, Kim chi, katsuobushi, kombucha… and that’s just the K’s, jack!!!! There’s a bajillion fermented foods out there.  What importantly massive dish are you going to make with fermented foods!?  The Takedown is getting fizzy with ideas, and we want to see yours. Soups? Breads?  Sandwiches? Drinks?  Or maybe your fermented food stands on its own!  CALL FOR COOKS!  This time, the Takedown has teamed up with Jeremy Ogusky, the leviathan of the fermentation world, the throbbing mind behind Boston Ferments!

Boston Fermented Takedown is June 26th2-4PM at The Middle East!   Email Matt Timms at Matt@TheTakedowns.com to enter!  Count on making 230 tasting-size bites of your recipe, whatever it may be. Your fermented food entry must include a live fermented creation. Please no vinegar brines – only fermented foods. Feel free to think broadly and creatively!  Your fighting for the most magicalest prizes… We have 5 of Jeremy Ogusky’s handcrafted, large scale limited-edition fermentation crock trophies!!! Check them out below!!!

Your friends want to come sample unlimited fermented ideas?! Ticket link up soon…

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Brooklyn Mac and Cheeze Takedown 2016! Now in 3-D!!!!!

April 17 Noon-2PM at Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club!!!!

CALL FOR COOKS!  Email me at Matt@TheTakedowns.com to compete for muchoz prizoz!

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Take me to your leader, they said!  And you nominated Matt Timms! Are we prepared? For the other-worldly invasion of the nummiest mac and cheezez into the bellies of Brooklyn’s finest food eaters!!? Because speaking for the whole human race, I say yes! I am ready to succumb!!!

Tickets HERE if you want to eat eat eat eat eat eateateateateat…

Want to compete? Come at me! Make 2 trays of your finest mac and cheeze. No rules! I’ll supply sterno, tasting cups, etc…

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2nd Annual Chicago Taco Takedown – The Jumbotron!

CALL FOR COOKS!  Compete for insane prizes, pride and blood and love!

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Last year was huge.  This year will be more huger!!!! Come investigate the importance of Chicago tacos, April 10, 2-4PM at Lincoln Hall! It’s all you can eat tacos, from Chicago’s finest taco cooks!!

Tickets HERE!

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Comments Off on THE BALLS HAVE DROPPED! Brooklyn Meatball Takedown 2016!!!

THE BALLS HAVE DROPPED! Brooklyn Meatball Takedown 2016!!!

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT DOOR!

Yay!!!!  March 20 Noon-2PM at Royal Palms is the time for megaballs up in you!!!  The finest that Brooklyn has to offer!!!! (Ahem… this is widely considered by esperts to be the happiest takedown…) Eat!

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CALL FOR COOKS!  Email Matt@TheTakedowns.com to enter and compete for juicy prizes from Cuisinart, Wusthof, Anolon and Microplane!!!

Or come eat your brains out! Tickets HERE! (21+!!!!!)

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Happy Valley Meat Company connects small, local farms with chefs and foodies who care about knowing where their meat comes from. All of our meat is pasture-raised, free of antibiotics and hormones, and traceable back to the farm where it was raised. 

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2016 Austin Meatball Takedown at SXSW of course!!!! March 13

Get your balls out- it’s coming!  It’s coming!!!  It’s HERE!  The Austin Meatball Takedown is March 13 2-4PM at Shangri La!!!  Let’s BALL!!!

Want to eat all the balls you can fit in your mouth!?  Tickets HERE!

CALL FOR HOME COOKS, we want your balls!!!! Email Matt@TheTakedowns.com to compete for prizes!

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Art by the infamous Gunsho!!!!!!

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Chicago Chili Takedown! 2016

TICKETS JUST $10!!!! GET THEM HERE!

Slashing and mauling, Chicago’s chili vikings vs. Satan himself!!!!  Try all the best chilis in the city, and vote on your favorite, in a giant blood orgy of fun!!!!

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Feb 21 1-3PM at Lincoln Hall!!!

CALL FOR COOKS!!! Email at Matt@TheTakedowns.com to bring your smartest chili in, and compete for Cuisinart, Anolon, Wusthof and Microplane cookware prize packages!!!

Want to eat and eat and eat? Tickets HERE!!!!

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Los Angeles Taco Takedown!!! CALL FOR COOKS

CALL FOR COOKS! Email Matt@TheTakedowns.com to compete!  It’s free!

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As everyone knows from historically, tacos were invented in Los Angeles (true).  Local cooks! This is the partiest goodest time, you guys. Prove your valor and do this TAKEDOWN!!! Bring your taco filling, La Princesita will provide the tortillas! CALL FOR HOME COOKS!  FREE TO COMPETE! Email Matt@TheTakedowns.com – bring your best taco filling and make mini tacos! You’re playing for crazy amounts of cookware prize$$$!!!

Want to EAT and EAT and EAT all the tacos?!  Unlimited tacos – TICKETS HERE!

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Brooklyn Chocolate Takedown – a Valentine’s Day of Wonderment!

SOLD OUT!!!!

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A Valentine’s Day Takedown…  eat the shit out of a ton of chocolate, and learn…to love :( … I’m actually wicked proud to say that since I’ve started doing this thing 15 years ago, 4 couples have met and subsequently married through the takedown.  For real!  They met at a TD, enjoyed the same food, and Matt Timms knocked their heads together and they magically fell in love!!!  This can and will continue to happen, especially at this very special Valentine’s Day Takedown!!!

Come if you are in love, OR come if you hate love, and think a sensible replacement is CHOCOLATE! And drinking!!!! >>>>>>>> TICKETS HERE

The Brooklyn Chocolate Takedown – Feb 14 Noon-2PM at The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club!!!

Want to compete? Event sponsor Raaka will GIVE you all the chocolate you’ll need to make your recipe!!!  Email Matt@TheTakedowns.com

CHOCO-GORGE ART BY THE GORGEOUS CHESTER KNEBEL (Augenblick Studios!)

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