Mac-n-Cheese Bowl is back and set for Saturday, March 26, but outside on Remsen Street in Cohoes this year.

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The 12th timesunion.com/Table Hopping Mac-n-Chees Bowl is a fundraiser for the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York. Canceled in 2020 and conducted as a drive-through for 2021, the event has raised more than $400,000 for the food bank since 2010.

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The year's event will have over 30 restaurants offering up samples of their version of mac-n-cheese. Some of the restaurants expected to be there are Valente's Restaurant of Watervliet, Druthers Brewing, Innovo Kitchen of Latham, and McGreivey's of Waterford. Many Cohoes restaurants will participate, like Bye-i Brewing, Cafe Con Mel, Donnie Magoos, Pit Pit, and Teta Maries.

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And it is not just mac-n-cheese; six different breweries will be there so you can taste their beer as well. Besides tasting some of the best mac-n-cheese, an amateur competition for adult and kid cooks will occur.

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You can purchase tickets online through the Regional Food Bank's webpage. Tickets are good for one sample per tasting station. Each ticket will get you a card to be punched or stamped in exchange for each sample.