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Come Meet Neighbors and Patch at Brookhaven Chili Cook-off

Patch serves up community news daily, and today, we'll be serving up the best chili in Brookhaven!

In addition to serving up new tidbits of news about your community, Brookhaven Patch also serves a mean bowl of chili.

Don't believe me? Come to the inaugural Brookhaven Chili Cook-Off today and find out!

This event, which comes from the creators of the Brookhaven Beer Fest, takes place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at 2740 Apple Valley Road in the Warehouse District.

This free family-friendly festival features live music from Martay & The Partay and The Commitaphobics, a Go Cornhole tournament, Kid Zone, college football on TV, food from Brookhaven restaurants and Atlanta food trucks, along with cold beer from Red Hare Brewing Co. The chili-tasting begins at noon and ends at 3 p.m. at a cost of $5 a spoon.

A portion of the proceeds benefits the Brookhaven Arts Alliance.

Parking available at the Brookhaven MARTA station and in Apple Valley Drive warehouse lots. No outside food, drinks or coolers allowed. Leashed pets are allowed.

"E Pluribus Unum" September 23, 2012 at 11:56 PM
Be gentle with the tormented Phil, HamBurger. :-)
"E Pluribus Unum" September 23, 2012 at 11:57 PM
I bet he is losing sleep and kicking his dog. :-)
"E Pluribus Unum" September 24, 2012 at 12:01 AM
If this was a boxing match, the referee would have called the bout off. Was is most interesting, Phil doesn't recognize it yet. He still thinks he's in the fight.
HamBurger September 24, 2012 at 02:28 AM
Mr. Roger, the lady that relayed this story to me, a restaurateur, understands amateur competitions and finds it hard to be critical of anyone that competes in such events especially when they are for a good cause. However, two things that really bring out the critic in her are food safety and serving food with detectable flaws that should not be served. Let’s just say my comments were very kind compared to the ear load I received. Please pass the yellow mustard!
Kiri Walton September 24, 2012 at 05:08 AM
Hello everyone! Let's keep the conversation on the chili cook-off, which was tons of fun and had lots of great chili samples!

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