Matt Richardson, left; Kasey McLean, center; and Beth Richardson, right, discuss their chili samples during Saturday's 17th annual Downtown Chili Cook-Off at the Park Place Dome in downtown Traverse City. Approximately 1,400 people attended the event, and Mt. Holiday's white chili was the overall favorite, claiming the People's Choice award. Thirteen area restaurants enetered 16 different chilis. Other winners were: Hanna Bistro, 1-Alarm; Union Cantina, 2-Alarm; Soul Hole, 3-Alarm and No Bean; Scalawags Whitefish and Chips, Seafood; and Oryana Lake St. Cafe, Vegetarian.