HOME > Chowhound > Manhattan >

Discussion

Best Chili in New York

  • l
  • Lexie Aug 31, 2006 06:24 PM
  • 10
  • Share

Looking for great chili, from anywhere: take-out shop; restaurant; corner joint; even mail-order would be fine. Thanks!

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
Posting Guidelines | FAQs | Feedback
Cancel
  1. Daisy Mae's, hands down. Not even another contender if you are talking about Texas red.

    6 Replies
    1. re: KTinNYC

      The last time I had it from a cart it seemed sweeter than I had remembered. Too much so.

      1. re: Peter Cherches

        This is not good news...Any other recent reports? I no longer work in mid-town so I no longer eat Daisy Mae's on a weekly basis.

        1. re: KTinNYC

          Had the chili this week. Seems like the same good'ol stuff. Actually, I think it was spicier than usual. I didn't need to add any of the hot sauce.

        2. re: Peter Cherches

          I always find it too sweet myself.

        3. re: KTinNYC

          agreed. The best I've ever had.

          1. re: KTinNYC

            Do they only have the chili on the carts, or also at the shop?

          2. I actually really like the chili at Island Burgers and Shakes on 9th Avenue.

            1. I find Daisy Mae's chili to taste like a pretty good Indian Dish.. I dont know if I would call it chili.. I would call it almost like a curry..

              1. fyi the chili's at KITCHEN MARKET on 8th ave in chelsea have fallen off lately.

                i have been getting mine at HALE & HEARTY SOUPS in the chelsea market instead. good stuff there.