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Top Chef Duels Finale Watch Party; FoodLab Searches for Detroit's Greatest Pie

One Iron Chef competes for a title, while another helps raise money for a local organization.

Brenna Houck is a Cities Manager for the Eater network. She previously edited Eater Detroit and reported for Eater. You can follow her on the internet at @brennahouck.

Top Cheffage— Ann Arbor Japanese eatery Slurping Turtle is hosting a viewing party for Bravo's Top Chef Duels as chef Takashi Yagihashi competes in the final round of competition. To reserve a spot at the event call (734)887-6868 or tune in tomorrow at 9:30 p.m. [EaterWire]

Contests— Calling all pie bakers and eaters: FoodLab invites Detroit's bakers to compete for the title of Detroit's Greatest Pie. The event will take place on October 21 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Always Brewing Detroit. Participants will vie for best overall pie, best crust, best filling, prettiest pie, most unique, and people's choice. The challenge will be judged by a panel that includes Lisa Ludwinski from Sister Pie and Starlett Simmons from Five Star Cake Co., but the public is also invited to come taste the contending recipes and vote for their favorites. Click here for more information. [Facebook]

Downtown— Iron Chef Michael Symon will serve a five-course dinner this Friday at Roast to help raise funds for Greening of Detroit. Tickets range between $150 and $500. For more information click here. [EaterWire]