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Queens From Drag Race, Dragula and The Late Heklina Join Forces For Hulu Series Drag Me To Dinner

Updated: May 2, 2023



40 of your favorite drag queens are about to dip their toe in the world of culinary arts with a brand new competition series for Hulu entitled Drag Me To Dinner


via EW:


Neil Patrick Harris and Bianca Del Rio will be joined by fellow head judge Haneefah Wood, host Murray Hill, and resident food expert David Burtka across the show's 10-episode run. Each episode features a fun competition between two pairs of drag performers from all sectors of the industry, including fan favorites from RuPaul's Drag Raceand Boulet Brothers' Dragula, as well as other drag legends and political activists. The series also welcomes one of the final performances of Heklina, the renowned drag artist who died on April 3.


The cast of queens competing on Drag Me To Dinner are: Alaska, Alexis Mateo, Bebe Zahara Benet, BenDeLaCreme, Biqtch Puddin', Chelsea Piers, Darienne Lake, Detox, Gigi Goode, Ginger Minj, Heidi N Closet, Heklina, Jackie Beat, Jaida Essence Hall, Jasmine Rice LaBeija, Jinkx Monsoon, Kiki Ball-Change, Kim Chi, Latrice Royale, Manila Luzon, Marti Gould Cummings, Mayhem Miller, Meatball, Merrie Cherry, Morgan McMichaels, Mrs. Kasha Davis, Naomi Smalls, Nina West, Peaches Christ, Peachez Iman Cummings, Pixie Aventura, Raja, Rhea Litré, Selma Nilla, Sherry Vine, Symone, Thorgy Thor, Trinity the Tuck, Vanessa Vanjie Mateo, and Willam.



Many of the pairings for the Drag Me to Dinner competition also mark significant reunions, including Drag Race All Stars 1 team contestants Manila and Latrice, Race Chaser podcast hosts Alaska and Willam, Hall & Closet cohosts Jaida and Heidi, drag mother-daughter duo Vanjie and Alexis, Drag Race season 8 finalists Kim and Naomi, House of Avalon members Gigi and Symone, and longtime collaborators Jinkx and DeLa.


Described as a "riotous, format-busting, fourth-wall-breaking, unapologetic sendup" of traditional competition shows, Drag Me to Dinner will pit two teams of drag artists against each other to throw the best dinner party, with each week having a unique theme introduced by Burtka, Harris' husband and fellow show producer. After the queens compete in distinct categories — including Food & Drink, Design & Decor, and Entertainment & Overall Vibe — the trio of judges will deliberate and declare one the winner, who will walk away with the prize: the Glorious Golden Grater. Drag Me to Dinner premieres Wednesday, May 31 on Hulu.


Drag Queens and dinner parties - count me in!


Check out the team below...



Alexis Mateo & Vanessa Vanjie Mateo



Gigi Goode & Symone



Willam & Alaska




Darienne Lake & Mrs. Kasha Davis




Ginger Minj & Nina West




Heklina & Peaches Christ





Heidi N Closet & Jaida Essence Hall




Kiki Ball-Change & Thorgy Thor





Jinkx Monsoon & BenDeLaCreme




Meatball & Biqtch Puddin’






Kim Chi & Naomi Smalls





Merrie Cherry & Pixie Aventura




Morgan McMichaels & Mayhem Miller




Peachez Iman Cummings & Marti Gould Cummings





Latrice Royale & Manila Luzon





Raja & Detox




Rhea Litré & Jasmine Rice LaBeija





Selma Nilla & Chelsea Piers





Sherry Vine & Jackie Beat





Trinity The Tuck & BeBe Zahara Benet





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