There is no chili in New Orleans.
We’re approximately 500 miles from the Texas Red chili belt of central Texas and 700 miles from the Eastern Kentucky Chili Bun Trail.
If you’re waiting on a classic chili preparation in the Crescent City prepare to die. You won’t find one.
That’s when it’s time to hit Zuppardo’s or Jeanfreau’s to lay in some supplies then busy yourself in the kitchen and make your own black pot of scratch chili.
And luckily you have our crew as your ace in the hole.
Here are a few of our favorite, battle-tested chili recipes. If you get up the gumption to try one please report back and tell us how it went.
and the king of all chilis