Its cook-off weekend...no need to check the weather report, rainy and cold. I've never been a big fan of the cook-off. Its a little too exclusive. I don't like the fact that you have to be on "the list" to get into the tents. Velvet ropes are for clubs in California, not beer drinking/hell raising events with assorted meats and sliced onions. That's just wrong in my humble opinion. Maybe FEMA could buy all the meat and beer as a "thank you" to Houston for all our efforts and make it an event open to all.
Will I attend? Yes. Will I critique all the offerings I'm fortunate enough to sample? Most definitely.
What I'm most excited about it the Robert Earl show the Monday after next. That, and catching a few of the cow dog herding competitions. Those border collies are NUTS and its so fun to watch them work.
I'm still lobbying for an adult version of the calf catching event. Why should the kids get to have all the fun?