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Downtown Kalamazoo Salsa Cook-Off

July 23, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Downtown Kalamazoo
162 E Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49007 United States
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It’s back! The 6th annual Salsa Cook-Off is coming to Downtown to kickoff Summer Restaurant Week and get your tastebuds primed with the taste of summer salsas. It’s your chance to explore Downtown, sampling our best salsa recipes and vote for your favorite, all while visiting new and familiar shops and restaurants.

Put on your walking shoes and start at the Information Booth on the Kalamazoo Mall (125 S. Kalamazoo Mall), and pick up a Passport that will guide you through to all of the salsa stops. Salsa sampling will be available at over 20 shops and restaurants in Downtown while the salsa lasts.

The week of the event, we will have instructions as to how you can text the word “SALSA” to a number. You’ll receive a link where you can rate every salsa all in one place! Support your favorite business and their salsa, or find a new favorite spot. Voting ends at 3 p.m. Winners are selected in the categories of Judges’ Choice, Overall People’s Choice, Best Retail, and Best Restaurant.

2022 Participating Restaurants:
Green Top Tavern

Harvey’s on the Mall
Rugger’s Up and Under
Old Burdick’s
Brick + Brine
Final Gravity
WL Social House
The Grazing Table
Taco Bob’s
La Familia Cafe

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