Monday November 04, 2013 | 05:25 PM

Malcolm Bedell, who writes the "From Away" food blog with his wife, Jillian, is headed for Las Vegas thsi week to compete in the World Food Championships.

The invitation-only contest is really a collection of contests that pits winners of cooking competitions  from the previous year against each other, with $300,000 in prize money at stake across seven categories.

Bedell is taking part in the World Sandwich Championship because he won second place in the Wisconsin Cheese Council's "Grilled Cheese Academy" contest with his Chorizo y Papas Grilled Cheese. Other folks will be competing categories ranging from barbecue to bacon.

Bedell, who works as a designer and marketing strategist for Dream Local Digital in Rockland,  also won the Today' Show's Chicken Wing Cook-Off earlier this year with his Apricot-Shellacked Ghost Chili Chicken Wings.

The first round of the sandwich contest is free-style, meaning Bedell can make whatever kind of sandwich he wants. The second round must be grilled cheese, and the third round must be a sandwich made with tuna, tilapia or swordfish.

 

 

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Meredith Goad has harvested oysters on the Chesapeake Bay, eaten reindeer in Finland and sipped hot chai in the Himalayas. She writes the weekly Soup to Nuts column and enjoys a good cocktail.

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