A couple weeks ago a mac and cheese champion was crowned at the Mac Daddy—the ultimate mac and cheese showdown.

Mac Daddy

I checked out this event with my friend, Laura, of 89th and Broke and we left stuffed to the brim with delicious mac and cheese. Held at the Openhouse event space, the event consisted of six different restaurants featuring their cheesiest mac and cheese creations, vying for the chance to be crowned New York City’s best mac and cheese. A punch card ensured you’re only allowed one dish from each restaurant and it also helps cut down on lines.

This year’s contestants were:

Mac Daddy

All the dishes were incredibly good. But then again, how can you go wrong with mac and cheese? This was a high-energy, awesome experience and I highly recommend checking it out next year.