Celeb Chefs Get Truckin' in Marvel Vs. Capcom Food Fight
On Saturday, Capcom treated their fans to a food and game playing event to celebrate a collaboration 10 years in the making--the release of Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds. Pitting Marvel versus Capcom, the event was a fun collision between the very distinct realms of game geeks and celebri-chefs, with the battle played out on the palate in a food truck battle between the two rival forces.
Some die-hard gaming enthusiasts had spent the night outside the Downtown venue in the hopes of being among the first to come in and play the game, and also to queue up to get a sample from each of the two specially-wrapped food trucks to help name a victor. Representing Marvel, in red, was Chef Ludovic Lefebvre (LudoBites) on his Ludo Truck, versus Chef Eric Greenspan (The Foundry on Melrose) in blue, on board the Mandoline Grill truck wrapped to rep Capcom. Each chef prepared a custom bite inspired by a game character, and for the fans who could tear themselves away from the gaming consoles and the tables of food by Gram & Papas, the task of picking a winning dish was possibly as epic as the game itself.