Now wasn't that fun?
The calm before the storm.
Carolina Bob was the first to arrive and the MilwFoodLovers were early birds as well.
Chicagostyledog was nice enough to grill up a batch of Vienna Beef dogs as appetizers.
Irisarbor's husband Frank, Carolina Bob, MFL, Gyp, and ChuckL50 in front of Stricken_detective's unmarked car.
Cousin Johnny, Buffetbuster, CSD, ChiTownDiner (partially hidden), and The Travelin' Man with JRPfeff in the background. I'm not sure but that might be the top of Gyp's head in the foreground.
Bob, JRP, and Quijote. Looks like one of them might need a Rolaids.
Carolina Bob, MFL, Cousin Johnny, and Beth (Mrs. MFL) fill out their guesses for the pie contest while ChuckL50, the Roadhouse family, and Quijote look on.
What's a pie contest without a professional?
A small sample of the pie population. Note the sinister figures lurking in the shadows...
When Quijote's friends don't believe his description of Smoke Day he'll be able to show them visual proof and his shadow can do the same.
Looks like Pie Diva approves!