Chomp & Stomp: Chili Cook-Off

I spent yesterday afternoon chomping and stomping around Cabbagetown where hundreds of like-minded folks tested out restaurant and civilian chili. Here’s my day in photos:

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couldn't find a parking spot, although the sign said otherwise


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walked through a dark, tatted tunnel for the love of chili


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waited on a long line to purchase a coveted orange spoon


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Hold on to your spoons!


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took in the masses of people and chili stands


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saw the guys from Noni's with colorful glasses


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they served up a chicken chili = decent


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steaming chili served in pitchers


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long line of chili-slingers


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The Vortex had OK veggie chili


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teamwork at MetroFresh


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reigning champs at Fox Bros.


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Six Feet Under brought hush puppies


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and plopped them on top of their chili


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gotta use both hands for the hungry


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round one completed


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time for help from the antacid


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dudes looking for some heat


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interesting outfit choice, guys


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but I'll still eat your chili


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he didn't get the chili memo


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neither did porky 😦


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chili ran out quickly


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at many stands



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but many people were served


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even the best chefs in Atlanta


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Kevin Rathbun chugged a beer


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and I met Kevin from Top Chef!

Honestly, none of the chili that I tried reached an awe-inspiring level but the event was super fun and the turnout was spectacular. A fun, fall day in Atlanta – come out next year!

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