Chili cooks, ready your recipes
Preparations for the fifth annual Atenas chili championship are heating up. The big cook-off will be Sunday, Feb. 12, at the Quinta Romavista in Barrio Mercedes. Anyone who thinks they can cook a winning batch of chili is encouraged to compete.
The chili championship was founded by Kay Costello of Atenas’ popular Kay’s Gringo Postres to settle customer debates over who makes the best, hottest, thickest or most authentic chili. All proceeds go to help the Hogar de Vida home for children.
Last year’s championship produced 20 varieties of chili, and about 2,000 patrons came to sample the hot stuff and select a winner.
Anyone who thinks they have a champion chili recipe can check www.atenaschilicookoff.com for entry information.
You may be interested
Henrietta Boggs, First Lady of the Revolution, dies at 102Mike Faulk - September 24, 2020
Henrietta Boggs, the Alabama woman who married a revolutionary President of Costa Rica and became the First Lady of the Revolution,…
Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Thursday, September 24Alejandro Zúñiga - September 24, 2020
Costa Rica announced 14 new coronavirus-related deaths over the last day for a total of 795, according to official data…
Costa Rica expands list of authorized states, countries for touristsAlejandro Zúñiga - September 24, 2020
Costa Rica has expanded the list of countries and U.S. states from which it will welcome tourists in October, Tourism…