Best Red Chile

Gold: Cactus Flower

4610 N. Elizabeth St., (719) 545-8218

Pueblo is internationally known for its green chile, but don’t forget about it’s less famous but equally important chili sister, Red Chili. Many would consider anything else on enchiladas blasphemy. This year’s multiple-repeat winner is showing that Cactus Flower is keeping the talent in the kitchen. With a perfect blend of taste and texture, this smooth spicy chile is a favorite on enchiladas, burritos, and many other dishes.

Silver: Mill Stop

317 Baystate Ave., (719) 564-0407

Bronze: Gray’s Coors Tavern

515W. 4th St., (719) 544-0455