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Chili My Soul - What's your favorite?

SauceSupreme Nov 2, 2006 01:10 AM

The Food Finds episode has brought more renown to this Encino "hot" spot, and it doesn't look like the positive press will stop there. I'm hoping they continue their plans to expand to other locations. For those chili-heads out there, I was wondering what your favorite type of chili was?

I'm partial to a bowl of half-Habanero/Mango Chicken and half-Poblano Turkey (there's a name of this combination, but I don't remember it offhand). My toppings are cilantro, swiss and pumpkin seeds.

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    BearCity RE: SauceSupreme Nov 2, 2006 01:36 AM

    It's hard to top the Texas red. Good heat without overpowering the flavor.

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      sumo10 RE: SauceSupreme Nov 2, 2006 02:00 AM

      I love my chili in a lavash wrap.

      Mango habanero chicken with sour cream, cilantro, and monterey jack.

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        CoffeeMonkee RE: SauceSupreme Nov 2, 2006 03:22 AM

        The Mango/Habenero and Poblano Turkey split is called 'the Mindy Remix'... after Mindy, of course.
        Mango/Habenero is my absolute fav flavor there, but Texas Pride, Durango, and a bunch of others come close. Tasting all the samples is half the reason to go.
        Even though everybody who works there swears by how great they are, I've always found the veggie varieties to be so-so. Then again, I'm an avowed carnivore!

        1. Das Ubergeek RE: SauceSupreme Nov 2, 2006 05:03 AM

          I love the chopped salad.

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            AquaW RE: SauceSupreme Nov 2, 2006 05:13 AM

            Actually I like the Habanero Mango mixed with Chicken Royale better -- the Poblano Turkey was a bit too smoky... but my all time favorite is the Texas Pride over fries!

            ~AquaW
            http://la-oc-foodie.blogspot.com

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              chuck RE: SauceSupreme Nov 2, 2006 11:18 PM

              I like beef and no beans in my chili so I like Texas Pride and Durango also. Just add soomeonions and Garlic bread. Once in a while have some fries to go along if I am really hungry.
              Chuck

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                compucook RE: SauceSupreme Nov 3, 2006 01:22 AM

                I don't have a specific favorite, but was there twice in the last few weeks to pick up for family members. DH's dinner was almost $20 and I see they're not giving you the carrots and celery sticks with the awesome dipping sauce any longer. The guy behind the counter was definitely not an asset either.

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