Checking in with the contestants of the 3rd Annual Philly Chili Bowl. Info, stats and predictions.
“Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler” – (Let the Good Times Roll!)
NAME: Alex Rivera
NEIGHBORHOOD: NorfEast Philly
HEIGHT: 6 Foot Sumtin
WEIGHT: 1 Ton Beast
CHILI NAME: Da Rougarou!!
ATTEMPTS: Third Attempt (2nd place winner 2011)
HEAT: Sweet and Scary Heat
CHILI PROFILE: This legendary concoction is said to prowl the swamps of the Bayou bringing with it a taste profile like no other. At first bite you know you have gone into unknown “terror”tory. The flavor of the deep south will devour your mouth cavity, sounding the first alarm. You’re overcome by the soothing yet subtle sweetness of the flavor explosion happening on your taste buds. You stop. Your palette now ignited with Cajun passion and unsettling danger. You try to escape the hints of familiar yet captivating aromas, but by then it will be too late. This monstrosity will have consumed you completely after you’ve feasted upon it’s tasty morsels. Be warned – Da Rougarou will come out from the swamps to kill… Your hunger, I gahrawntee!!
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE: “Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler” – (Let the Good Times Roll!)
PREDICTION: Da Rougarou will be unleashed and find its way into your mouth so that it can torment your taste buds until you succumb into putting me #1 on your ballot.
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