Prepare those taste buds for a weekend adventure of spice samplings ranging from warm to "where's the water."
All fired up: Find out who's the best of the Zest as the golden chiles are presented to Fiery Food Challenge winners.
Friday-Sunday, January 25-27. Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, 500 W Las Colinas Blvd., Irving (845-661-3616). [$13; zestfest2011.com]
For more weekend picks, go to Rundown: Dallas.