UPDATE: Monday, 4 p.m.
You can win a pair of tickets to Tuesday night's Crab Bash at the B&O Brasserie. Just leave a comment below -- Ha, Ha! -- and we'll pick a winner at random. Hurry, the deadline is 9:30 a.m., July 26.
On Tuesday night, 10 regional chefs will compete in a Best Crab Dish contest at the second Crab Bash hosted by the B&O American Brasserie and the Hotel Monaco Baltimore. The event is a benefit for the National Aquarium.
Each crab dish will be judged by both attendees and a panel of local celebrity judges including Baltimore Magazine food editor Suzanne Loudermilk, MIX morning disc jockey Jojo Girard, indefatigable food blogger and chef Dara Bunjon and our own Sam Sessa.
Thomas Dunklin, B&O American Brasserie
Dave Newman, Brewer’s Art
Cyrus Keefer, Maisy's
Derek Simcik, Atwood Café’s (Chicago)
Meredith & Roger Rippel, Riptide By the Bay
Shawn McClure, Ryleigh’s Oyster Bar
Guillermo Tellez, Square 1682’s (Philadelphia)
Paul Healey (Arlington)
Darrick Granai, Baldwin’s Station
For an admission fee of $35 guests are invited to watch the chefs battle it out, sample their dishes, enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres from Thomas Dunklin, the B&O Brasserie's executive chef, and a complimentary cocktail created for the anniversary by Brendan Dorr, the restaurant's head bartender. Admission also includes entrance into a raffle for a free night stay at the Hotel Monaco Baltimore.
Ticket are still available through Mission Tix