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Cover Story - July 1, 2011

Some like it hot

Chili can also be smoky, smooth and sweet at Palo Alto's annual July Fourth cook-off

by Rebecca Wallace

Pat Markevitch plans to wear a new Renaissance costume for the event. John Barton has been hunting down just the right chili pepper. And Justin Vavuris won't let his newly broken leg stop him from attending, saying: "That is life or death."

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