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Twenty-one teams to face off in 32nd annual chili cookoff

Original post made on Jul 2, 2013

On Independence Day this week, 21 teams will go head-to-head in Palo Alto's 32nd Annual Summer Festival and Chili Cook-off, competing for the title of best chili in the city.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 9:38 AM

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Posted by KP
a resident of South of Midtown
on Jul 2, 2013 at 11:11 am

Let's Go Rich's!!! Get another 1st place title!!
Everyone try Rich's...it's worth the wait!


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Posted by abder
a resident of Esther Clark Park
on Jul 2, 2013 at 11:35 am

I don't get the bean hate.

Without beans, you're basically eating a bowl of spicy pasta sauce.


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Posted by Lydia Kou
a resident of Barron Park
on Jul 2, 2013 at 2:09 pm

Stop by Barron Park Association's Chili Out Booth for some of that VanZanten chili!


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Posted by Former Chef
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jul 3, 2013 at 7:56 am

Texas is about the only state that follows the ancient 'no bean' chili code. When we did the chili cook off, we won using beans. Chili was created to cook spoiled meat on wagon/cattle drives, and cover up the rancid taste. Unless the lizards are cooking with rancid meat, they need to get off their 'no bean' rant.


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Posted by Citizen
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 3, 2013 at 11:19 am

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