Monday, September 12, 2011

Hampdenfest 2011 Wrap Up

It's been a crazy long weekend. Here's just one of the wrap ups. More to come!

People in the Neighborhood

Like any great neighborhood festival you see a lot of your neighbors just hanging out, like the Treksters and Fishboy, and entering Hampden Idol.


Hampden Idol Judges

Our diligent and friendly judges, Sarah Jennings, reigning Hampden Idol, Lee Gardner, editor of the Baltimore City Paper, and Aaron Henkin, host of WYPR's The Signal.


Like a Prayer

Like a Prayer by our new Hampden Idol winner - Blessed Tess


Hampden Idol Finalists

Keyboard Man with the finalists.


Serving Up the Mac

The first annual The Great Baltimore Mac Off was a huge success, raising money for the Hampden Food Bank and offering an amazing array of mac and cheese creations from amateurs and professionals alike.


Another Mac Entry


photo provided by Genny Dill


The Mac Off judges Mary Smith, of Charm City Cakes, Henry Hong, food writer for the Baltimore City Paper, Baltimore Magazine and chef at Noodle Republic, and Tom Campbell from Patchwork Catering chose Lucia Treasure's Natty Boh Dijon Mac & Cheese as the Best Home Cook winner and Corner BYOB's Lobster & Truffle Oil Mac & Cheese as the Best Professional winner. Corner BYOB won People's Choice as well!


And this is a little video of a bit of the Toilet Bowl Race:



video provided by Momi Antonio-Barnes

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