Local pit masters will have a showdown this Sunday as the East Cambridge Business Association hosts the second annual “Smoke This” Rib Fest.
About 20 local restaurants are participating in this year’s Rib Fest and street fair, which will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday on Cambridge Street between Fulkerson and 5th streets.
The event is open to the public, and anyone who buys at $20 Taste Ticket will get 10 rib samples from the restaurants of their choice and a chance to cast a vote for the best ribs.
The pit masters competing for the BBQ title include Area Four, ARTBAR, Atasca & The Filarmonica Santo Antonio Center, Atwood's Tavern, Bambara, Bosphorus, Champions, the Cambridge Rindge and Latin Culinary School, East Side Bar and Grille, Lord Hobo, Midwest Grill, Muqueca, New Deal Fish Market, Portugalia, Lizzy’s, Redbones, Think Tank, Trina's Starlight Lounge, and Tupelo.
The street fair will also feature live music, games for kids and cooking demonstrations from local chefs.
More information and Taste Tickets are available at www.EastCambridgeBA.com.