"...The 23rd annual Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival was a helluva party. The cloud cover and pleasant breeze off the lake made the heat tolerable, and the great music, spicy foods, and cold beverages were available in abundance..."
"...Individual entrants, restaurant cooks, and commercial bottlers have the opportunity for inspiration, competition, and promotion for their unique culinary concoctions. The most important opportunity the festival offers, however, is the one where each person who attends gets to help fight hunger in our community..."
"...The 22nd Annual 'Austin Chronicle' Hot Sauce Festival at Fiesta Gardens on August 26, 2012..."
"...2016 Hot Sauce Festival on August 21, 2016..."
"...Free parking available in Capitol visitors parking garage and garage F. Capital Metro has more than a dozen ways to get you to the Hot Sauce Festival..."
"...The 21st annual Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival goes on record as officially the hottest Hot Sauce Fest ever, with temperatures Downtown registered at 112 degrees Fahrenheit. That's a tie for the highest temperature ever recorded in Austin, which was on Sept..."
"...More than 12,000 people were in attendance at The Austin Chronicle’s 23rd annual Hot Sauce Festival, held Sunday, Aug. 25 at Fiesta Gardens in East Austin..."
"...Beginning on August 24, Capital Metro's Fall Services go into effect. The following routes will get you to the Hot Sauce Festival:..."
"...Capital Metro has more than a dozen ways to get you to the Hot Sauce Festival. After all the sauce and sun, Capital Metro is a great way to chill out and make it home safely..."
"...Festival begins -- eat something substantial, so you're primed for the task at hand...."
"...In the 10th year of the festival, we created a Hall of Flame to recognize individuals, restaurants, and commercial bottlers who had won or placed in their category at least three times. Those original inductees appear below in italics..."
"...The 20th annual Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival is now one for the history books, and we're pleased that more than 13,000 people shared in this important milestone. A celebration of hot sauce, beer, music, and fun in the sun generated 23,766 pounds of food and $16,845.80 for our partners at the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas to help with this week's rollout of its second mobile food pantry..."
"...Festival and Chronicle T-Shirts..."