People lined up for hours Sunday morning outside Pearly Baker's to sample chili from nearly two dozen local restaurants in the 17th annual Cook-Off.
The lines formed early and stayed steady through almost 4 p.m. Some guests waited as long as 2 hours to get a taste of best chili the Lehigh Valley has to offer.
Bethlehem's and were among the competitors.
The final vote went to Adam Walker of . His delicious chili topped with a Chive & Onion Sour Cream wowed the taste buds of the judges and public voters alike. He takes home both prices for the 2012 Cup of Chili Cook Off.
Third place went to Copperhead Grille and Melt came in second place with its 12 sausage chili.