Recap | Migas El Asador Brunch and Porron Contest


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They ate, they drank, they poured. Diners at Migas last Saturday raised rmb3123 for Maovember by joining this popular Spanish restaurant’s el asador brunch and porron contest.

As per Migas tradition, the Saturday brunch saw a steady stream of food carts circulate, piled with roast chicken, a range of house sausages, lamb chops, spare ribs and Chilean wagyu beef. Patrons could also load up at the salad, bread, soup, tortilla and dessert stations, with the latter featuring mustache-shaped cookies.

Fully stuffed, everyone’s attention turned to the porron contest, moderated by Aitor Olebagoya. The eight participants went through eight grueling delicious rounds. One measured how long they could pour wine into their mouths without breaking the stream. Another gave bonus points for bouncing the stream off one’s upper lip — the mustache zone — and into one’s mouth. Yet another involved using a measuring tape to determine the stream length. And then there was a final round where contestants simultaneously used two porrons. The winner received a bottle of Torres Mas La Plana wine!

Funds were raised via the drink revenue from the brunch and entry fees for the porron contest, an event Migas will hopefully repeat soon!


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