A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from September 05, 2006
Hot Sauce Festival (Austin Chronicle)

The Austin Chronicle weekly newspaper has held a Hot Sauce Festival since 1991.


Austin Chronicle
Sixteenth Annual Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Contest Winners
Austin, TX - August 27, 2006 - The Sixteenth Annual Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Contest Winners were determined at the festival held at Waterloo Park today. The winners were:

Individual Category

Red Sauce

1st Place: Kim Johnson
2nd Place: Shawn Muncy
3rd Place: Steve Huskey

Green Sauce

1st Place: Mark & Margaret Harsh
2nd Place: Gene Golembiewski
3rd Place: Marti Cardenas

Special Variety

1st Place: Chuk Hell
2nd Place: Paul Peterson
3rd Place: Burt Friedman

Pico de Gallo

1st Place: Valery Caselli-Dubov
2nd Place: Karla Uprety
3rd Place: Scott Willis

Commercial Bottler’s People’s Choice

Red Sauce

1st Place: Two Hot Mama’s Salsa Roja
2nd Place: Classy Delites Aztec Salsa
3rd Place: Texapenos Gourmet Red

Green Sauce

1st Place: Classy Delites Spinach Avocado
2nd Place: Two Hot Mama’s Chile Verde
3rd Place: Texapenos Gourmet Green

Special Variety

1st Place: Classy Delites Mango Salsa
2nd Place: Two Hot Mama’s Creamy Cilantro
3rd Place: Texapenos Orange Flame

Pepper Sauce

1st Place: Tears of Joy - August in Austin
2nd Place TIE: Texapenos Red Flame/Aztexan Habanero Supreme
3rd Place: Winston’s Hot Sauce

Restaurant Category

Red Sauce

1st Place: El Caribe Mexican Restaurant
2nd Place: El Chilito
3rd Place: El Rincon Mexican Restaurant

Green Sauce

1st Place: Cantina Laredo
2nd Place: El Rincon Mexican Restaurant
3rd Place: Torchy’s Tacos

Special Variety

1st Place: Rio Grande

Pico de Gallo

1st Place: El Caribe Mexican Restaurant
2nd Place: El Caribe Mexican Restaurant
3rd Place: Serranos Café & Cantina - Symphony Square

Posted by Barry Popik
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Tuesday, September 05, 2006 • Permalink