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Chili cook-offs, grand openings and more on this week's culinary calendar

It's the perfect time of year for chili, and MaxFund's annual Chili Cook-Off will be a great place to taste red, green and vegetarian chilis on Sunday. In the meantime, there's the all-important Valentine's Day and much more happening; here's a taste of what's on the menu:

Tuesday, February 14:

Mezcal, 3230 East Colfax Avenue, hosts a Couples Taco-Eating Contest open to seven couples (there is a $30 entry fee per couple). The winners get a taco trophy and a gift card, and all participants receive a T-shirt and a free margarita. It starts at 6 p.m.; call 303-322-5219.

There are far too many Valentine's Day events for us to list; check out a full list of our Valentine's Day culinary events online.

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Amber Taufen has been writing about people, places and things in Denver since 2005. She works as an editor, writer, and production and process guru out of her home office in the foothills.
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