From the scorching Triple-X Texas Red to a hard-rocking roadhouse chili in Seattle, Travel Channel is serving up the hottest and meatiest bowls of chili in the country.
At Camp Washington, skeptics convert to believers with their first bite of freshly made chili-covered spaghetti.
Chili isn't just limited to the bowl at Chili Addiction; it's also a great topper to burgers, hot dogs and fries.
You can chow down on a chili-topped hot dog at Joe Rodgers’ Chili Den in Springfield, IL.
In Seattle, the grunge capital of the world, you’ll know you’ve found paradise when you spot the Slim's Last Chance blue neon sign that reads “Cold Beer… Booze… Hot Chili.”
To make sure their chili is the spiciest around, the Phoenix Saloon combines a variety of hot peppers into the mix.
Once the turkey and spices are cooked up, the cooks at Slim’s add homemade chicken broth and white beans. Then they let it simmer for an hour and a half – the finished product is a pot of chili gold.
Try “The Works” at Slim’s and a blowtorch will melt cheese over your chili, and then cover it with sweet onions, diced tomatoes, sour cream, tortilla chips, cilantro, chives and a roasted jalapeno.
In 1993, the state legislature officially proclaimed Springfield "the Chili Capital of the Civilized World." If Springfield is the chili capital, then this stop along historic Route 66 is the capitol building - Joe Rogers' “The Den” Chili Parlor.
During the Capital Challenge, in order to make sure all participants inhale the full 6 1/2 pounds, each portion is put on a scale at Texas Chili Parlor.
The XXX Chili at Texas Chili Parlor is so hot, it comes with a release limiting the parlor’s liability if your mouth spontaneously combusts.
“The Slinger” may not be haute cuisine, but served with a side of bread, you’re looking at all 4 food groups on a single plate. This is the breakfast … and lunch… of champions.
Chili Addiction’s ever-revolving selection of flavors will have you jonesing for your daily fix.
For those craving something besides a bowlful, the Phoenix Saloon’s take on the chiliburger has the spice stuffed inside rather than slathered on top.
Perched on the banks of the Mississippi in St. Louis, the Gateway to the West is also the gateway to this castle-themed time capsule in the heart of downtown - the White Knight Diner.