The Third Annual Chili Con-Carnival Cook-Off Comes to The Grog in Newburyport, October 2, 2010
A chili cook-off that includes live music and door prizes returns to Newburyport this weekend, and once again, it will be hosted by a restaurant and bar in the downtown area.
According to the restaurant's website, The Grog on Middle Street will be the site of the Chili Con-Carnival Cook-Off on Saturday, October 2, from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM under a tent in their parking lot. A number of area dining spots will be participating, including The Grog, Abraham's Bagels & Pizza, David's Tavern, the Green Bean Deli, Michael's Harborside, Pat's Diner, The Port Tavern, The Riverside Cafe, Stella's of Middle Street, and The Thirsty Whale. Those who attend the cook-off will get to vote for their favorite chili, with the winners being announced at 3:00 PM.
The event at The Grog benefits three food pantries: The Pettengill House in Salisbury, Community Services of Newburyport, and Our Neighbor's Table in Amesbury.
Admission to the 2010 Chili Con-Carnival Cook-Off is $10 (children under 12 get in for free).
The Grog is located at 13 Middle Street, which is just east of State Street.
For more information on the Third Annual Chili Con-Carnival Cook-Off at the Grog, please go to the restaurant's website at http://www.thegrog.com/