What happens when you get a-lotta cheese, a pop-up space, & competitive people? The Big Cheesy.

The Big Cheesy is back. 

Openhouse is hosting their annual Big Cheesy, a grilled cheese competition featuring New York’s finest sandwich chefs, on Saturday, March 23rd and Sunday, March 24th. Eat, vote, and enjoy.

And if you’re lucky, you can win a pair of tickets ($50 value) to the big cheesy, sponsored by yours truly, BrunchCritic. To win: Be part of our community on Facebook with a “Like,” and simply email info@brunchcritic.com with your answer to: “Why do you like brunch?” See below for this year’s contenders…

This year’s lineup includes:

- Returning Champ Melt Shop (midtown)

- 2011 Winner Milk Truck (roving)

- Last year’s Bronze Winner Lucy’s Whey (Chelsea Market)

- Murray’s Cheese Bar (Bleecker St)

- Say Cheese (UWS), a catering company gone rogue

- Sons of Essex (LES) the irreverent throwback

- ’wichcraft by Tom Colicchio

Plus, Sixpoint beer (Red Hook) tallboys all around.

Like last year, tickets are $25, guests enjoy the competition in one-hour time slots, and each guest gets one vote. The Big Cheesy runs from 12-7pm both days and it’ll be delicious!

201 Mulberry St (between Spring & Kenmare)
New York, NY 10012

Click here for tickets, or here for information on last year’s event.