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Hot, Spicy, Vegan, Traditional, and Unusual! 6th annual "Some Like It Hot Chili Cook-Off"

The chili gauntlet has been thrown once again, and the competition for The Harvard Square Chili Pot is heating up! Bundle up and join us for this fabulous and festive outdoor winter event!

The Harvard Square Business Association announces its 6th Annual “Some Like it Hot Chili Cook-Off” on Saturday, February 1st, 2014, from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. on Brattle Plaza at 31 Brattle Street…(in front of Brattle Florist). 

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Come sample chili from Harvard Square’s HOTTEST restaurants.  Chow down on hot, spicy, vegan and traditional chili, and more unusual samplings! Taste them all and pick your favorite.  The restaurant with the most votes will be presented with our really ugly, but highly-coveted Harvard Square Chili Pot! This celebration is free and open to the public!

Entertainment will be provided by Bloco Afro Brazil, led by the irrepressible Marcus Santos.   Bloco AfroBrazil is a percussion ensemble that combines traditional Brazilian grooves like Samba and AxĂ© with Funk, Rock, Jazz and even Hip Hop. After just few beats everyone is clapping and dancing.



             Participating Restaurants include:  

             Beat Hotel
Evelyn and Angel’s
FiRE + iCE
First Printer
Grendel's Den
Grafton Street
J.P. Licks
The Just Crust
Russell House Tavern
The Sinclair
Temple Bar
Tasty Burger

Also participating in this event: Cambridge Energy Alliance, GUS Soda, Survivor Tails Animal Rescue, and Food Should Taste Good. “Some Like It Hot Chili Cook-Off” is a featured event of Winter Carnival in Harvard Square.    



For Additional information about this event, and all Harvard Square events, please visit:


Harvard Square Business Association
18 Brattle Street, Suite 352
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

Tel: (617) 491-3434
Fax: (617) 491-6976

Denise Jillson, Executive Director
William Manley, Marketing and Events Manager
Natalie Damaso, Administration and Communications Manager


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