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    New York City Dumpling Eating Contest October 24

    By Jennifer 8. Lee | October 19, 2009

    Dumpling Eating Contest

    There sixth annual dumpling contest will take place this Saturday, Oct. 24 during the first-ever New York City Dumpling Festival, presented by Chef One.

    Here is the info:

    Saturday, Oct. 24 1 p.m.
    Sara D. Roosevelt Park
    E. Houston Street, New York, NY (between Chrystie and Forsyth)
    Registration: Call 718-744-6999 (though the deadline seems to have passed)

    Last year, Joe Menchetti from Connecticut finished on top eating 66 dumplings in two minutes in the men’s division, and Floria Lee from Queens finished on top eating 38 dumplings in two minutes in the women’s division

    This year, the judges include Councilman (and likely Comptroller-to-be) John Liu.

    The festival will include a giant dumpling cutting ceremony, a East Village dumpling tour, and a dumpling cooking class. Dumpling cousins will also be on plentiful display: gnocchi, tamale, Philippines palitaw, Malaysia kuih koci, Indian idli, and Polish pierogi.

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