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Eighth Annual 'Smoke This' Rib Fest Set for Oct. 1

Thursday Sep 14, 2017
Eighth Annual 'Smoke This' Rib Fest Set for Oct. 1

Cambridge, MA: The East Cambridge Business Association (ECBA) and Divco West are proud to present The East Cambridge Business Association "Smoke This" Rib Fest 2017, on Sunday October 1, 2017 from 12:00 noon - 4:00pm. The Rib Fest and Street Fair will take place on Cambridge Street in East Cambridge, between Fulkerson Street and Fifth Street.

The Rib Fest is a culinary showdown pitting pit master against pit master for the title of the best ribs in town. The event is perfect for all ages so come and enjoy some BBQ, live music and so much more. There will be plenty of food and fun to be had, but for the best chance to sample a variety of ribs and to cast your vote, you'll need a Taste Ticket which will get you 10 rib samples from the restaurants of your choice at a first come first serve basis. Taste Tickets are on sale starting August 29th. Taste Tickets sell out every year, so each restaurant will also be selling a dish at a great price, showcasing food from their fall menu. So even if you miss out on buying a Taste Ticket, you can still enjoy tasty food from some of the best restaurants in Cambridge!

Live music by local favorites Monday Night Bluegrass Band, Muddy Ruckus, Vapors of Morphine, The Silks, and the kids will enjoy fun and games with The East End House. The growing list of participating restaurants include Area 4, ARTBAR, Atwood's Tavern, Bambara, Catalyst, Cambridge Brewing Company, Commonwealth, East Coast Grill, Filarmonica Santo Antonio, Lone Star, Lord Hobo, Loyal Nine, Ole, Portugalia, Puritan & Co., Rindge Vocational Culinary Arts Students, Sumiao Hunan Kitchen, The Automatic, The Glass House, and Trina's Starlite Lounge.

Rib Fest is a perfect opportunity to get a taste of the local fare in and near East Cambridge and is produced by The East Cambridge Business Association and sponsored by DivcoWest, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Cambridgeside Galleria, East Cambridge Savings Bank, Education First (EF), Naveo Credit Union, Boston Properties, Forest City, Galluccio & Watson, Geek Offices, Graffito SP, Leggat McCall, The Multicultural Arts Center, Starry, Gentle Giant, MIT, Rich KBE King School Joint Venture, Spencer Austin Consulting and Urban Spaces LLC.

The mission of the East Cambridge Business Association is to promote and maintain sustainable commerce in East Cambridge; to be a single voice for its members; to promote activities that bond East Cambridge businesses with their neighborhood; to preserve the historical integrity and importance of East Cambridge; and to promote an active stewardship of our neighborhood. We believe that by working together with the community and by working toward improving our businesses we can make East Cambridge a better place to live and work.

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