Rt. 66 Ribs & Rides Cruise-in BBQ
Cook-off coming in June
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ATLANTA — The Palms Grill Café,
featuring Fat Boy's BBQ, invites all amateur cooks to join in
the fun at the Rt. 66 Ribs & Rides Cruise-In on June 14. The
cook-off is designed to be fun for nonprofessionals. Following are
There will be categories for chicken and pork ribs, with awards
given for people's choice, best setup, best chicken and best ribs.
There is a $50 entry fee. The Palms Grill Café provides meat — one
box of chicken and one box of ribs — to each entrant. Each entrant
will be provided a 10-by-10-foot area in which to set up. All
entrants must attend a 7:30 a.m. meeting in the backroom of the
Palms Grill Café.
Blind judging will be conducted per Kansas City BBQ Society
Those who would like to participate are asked to register by June
11; call 217-415-1101.
The cruise-in itself is a free event from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. along
Route 66 in downtown Atlanta. For a $10 donation, the public will be
able to taste samples, starting at 1 p.m., and vote for the people's
While in Atlanta, visitors are encouraged to stop at the Palms
Grill Café for a piece of blue-ribbon homemade pie, tour the J. H.
Hawes Grain Elevator Museum, get their pictures taken with the
Bunyon Giant, pick up a Route 66 souvenir at the Gunnar Mast Trading
Post, have a cheeseburger at Chubby's, visit the Atlanta Museum,
enjoy a cold one at The Korner, buy some homemade candy or a
one-of-a-kind item at the Arch Street Artisans shop, then stroll
around and see all the assembled cruise-in cars.
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The Atlanta Rt. 66 Ribs & Rides Cruise-In is sponsored by the
Atlanta Betterment Fund.
For more information, contact:
Atlanta Betterment Fund
P.O. Box 166
Atlanta, IL 61723
[Text from file received from
Atlanta Betterment Fund]