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Warm Chili on a Winter Day: 5 Texas Hill Country Winners

By Spring Sault | January 3, 2017

With cooler temperatures comes the desire for some hot, stick-to-your-ribs food, and in Texas, that means chili! Luckily, we Texans know a thing or two about chili, and as such, can impart some wisdom on the subject. First tip: find a place to cook it for you! In no particular order, here are 5 Texas Hill Country venues that serve up a great bowl of chili to keep your taste buds toasty:



1. Institute of Chili received national attention in 2013 when Food & Wine magazine published its list of best chili places in the United States, and this food truck made the cut. The truck, which is parked near the Alamo, was inspired by “chili queens” of San Antonio-19th century street food vendors described in history writings of Texas. Today, the truck serves an only slightly modified chili recipe version that was found in the Institute of Texan Cultures’ archives.