"...2 ancho chile..."
"...To the delight of Hatchheads all over town, Central Market's annual celebration of all things Hatch chile starts today, Aug. 7, and runs through Aug..."
"...Restaurateur Carlos Rivero, owner of El Chile Cafe & Cantina, El Chilito, El Alma, and the Flat Top Burger Shop, announced he's moving his flagship restaurant from Manor Road's busy Restaurant Row to a stretch of South First Street once immortalized in song as the Tex-Mex Mile...."
"...We Austinites pride ourselves on our love for chiles as much as we brag about our tolerance for the summer heat. That's why we willingly surrender to the invasion of thousands of pounds of big green chiles from the agricultural area around tiny Hatch, New Mexico every summer...."
"...Is this a chile lovin' town or what? Over 1,000 hot sauce recipes have been judged in two hot sauce contests in rapid succession during a blast furnace of a summer. Last weekend, Market Master Hill Rylander debuted his brand new chile roasters at the Austin Chronicle Sixth Annual Hot Sauce Festival and this Sunday, August 31, he is hosting a chile roasting party, 8am-2pm at the market, 6701 Burnet..."
"...1, 9am-noon. Featuring genuine Big Jim chiles from the famous Lytle Farm in Hatch, N.M. Chuy's Annual Green Chile Festival (1728 Barton Springs Rd.; 11680 N..."
"...Austinites really love chiles and none more than the delectable green capsicum variety that flourishes around Hatch, N.M. Now the last few weeks of summer herald the arrival of fresh chiles by the truckload..."
"..."In fourteen hundred ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue ..." What was he seeking? Pepper. What did he find? Chiles..."
"...The folks at Central Market augmented their annual celebration of fresh green chiles from New Mexico's Hatch Valley with a free-for-all recipe contest this year. All of the recipes entered in the contest statewide will be presented in an unedited and untested cookbook that will be on sale in Central Markets sometime this fall, and the winners at each store received a $500 Central Market gift card..."
"...Unlike jalapeños, you can't just pop New Mexico green chiles into your mouth. They need to be roasted and peeled first..."
"...Chuy's (1728 Barton Springs Rd.) Definitive Tex-Mex chile con queso here: smooth with green chiles, Ranchero sauce, and endless warm chips...."
"...As with any talent from South America, there's likely an assumption you're getting Latin dance music here, but Sounds From Chile presents a much wider range of music. Caravana, from Las Achupallas, Valparaiso, gives a taste of the country's roots, with an acoustic sound rooted in its culture's folk music..."
"...To the editors, I couldn't help noticing this item in the Pets section of the Classifieds ads in last week's Chronicle [April 8]: “MONKEY free very lazy but friendly smokes cigarettes need to give away moving to Chile call Chris.” This antismoking thing has gone just a little too far when they won't let a monkey into Chile just because he smokes cigarettes...."
"...This year, Cine las Americas introduces a new program celebrating the films of a particular Latin nation. The following films from Chile will screen throughout the fest; see www.cinelasamericas.org for time and venue information...."
"...9 green Hatch chiles, roasted, peeled, seeds and stems removed, chopped..."
"..."Austin chile lovers come out of the woodwork when they smell New Mexico green chile roasting," says Hill Rylander, market master at Austin's Historic Farmers' Market. That irresistible smoky aroma has long been the call to action for New Mexicans, who rush to put up their year's supply..."
"...After authoring almost 30 books on chile and fiery foods, could Dave DeWitt possibly unearth anything new about chile peppers? That was what I set out to determine when I picked up a copy of The Chile Pepper Encyclopedia (Morrow, 338 pp., $19.95 paper)...."
"...Chipotle chile’s name derives from the Nahuatl word chilpoctli, which means “smoked chile pepper”, AKA chile ahumado, chile meco, and chilpotle...."
"...We Austinites pride ourselves on living la vida locavore for the most part, except when it comes to chile peppers. Then we welcome all comers – fresh or roasted, dried, smoked or canned...."
"...It might seem like a long way to travel for wine almost 5,000 miles. But Chile and Argentina are producing stellar wines at affordable prices..."
"...Occasionally, I still get the urge to create restaurant desserts and a couple of days of baking usually scratches that itch. But when the press release about the Z'Tejas Chile Bash Dessert Recipe contest showed up in my email back in July, I just could not resist the challenge..."
"...Growing up on the West Texas desert where Tex-Mex food reflects the influence of the ranching states of northern Mexico and the chile fields of Hatch and Deming, my experience of fresh chile peppers was limited to jalapeños, serranos, and the occasional Big Jim. The long, skinny green peppers from the Hatch, N.M., area are the receptacle of choice for chile rellenos in that part of the Southwest..."
"...Raul Ruiz is the artist in exile. In his native Chile he studied law, theology and theatre..."
"...When you go to Thailand for the first time, you'll probably be shocked that the majority of the food isn't as hot as you expected it to be. We're all conditioned by the multi-chile-pepper icons that American Thai restaurants proudly display on their menus to signify how spicy their dishes are..."
"...We had an opportunity to go taste a number of wines in Chile and Argentina recently. We jumped at the chance for two reasons..."
"...A Grin Without a Cat (the title comes from a difficult-to-translate French slogan from the May ’68 demonstrations) is an epic film essay divided into two 90-minute parts. The movie explores revolutions and the New Left from the Russian Revolution to Vietnam, Bolivia, Prague, Chile, and elsewhere..."
"...Starring: Armando Araiza, Patricia Rivera, Willy Semler and Sergio Hernandez. With his second feature, Johnny 100 Pesos, Chilean director and co-writer Gustavo Graef-Marino (The Voice) begins with a story taken from riveting, real-life material but delivers an uneven and occasionally lackluster scenario..."
"...Many wine lovers can be excused for dismissing Chile’s raison d’être red wine – the French refugee Carménère – as a thin, light, vegetal wine that tasted more like green peppers and mushrooms than berries and jam...."
"...Chile’s submission for Best Foreign Language Film in the 2016 Oscars is a grim indictment of the Catholic Church, and, specifically, the church’s sinful strategy of moving known pedophile priests from one diocese to another or, as here, sending them into exile while simultaneously keeping a pontifical eye on them. Director Larraín (Tony Manero) and his director of photography Sergio Armstrong have made a visually striking film about the inherently corruptive nature of organized religious institutions and the strange lengths those institutions will go to obscure the truth...."
"...There were no surprises in the first day of the knockout round, as Chile took host Brazil to the limit before losing in a penalty kick shootout, and Colombia swept away Uruguay with relative ease. Today CONCACAF gets into the action, as Mexico takes on Holland, and surprising Costa Rica plays Greece...."
"...Chiles the bountiful late-summer crop of brilliant colors in the shimmering Texas heat. In the last weeks of August, we Chronicle folks always have visions of chile peppers dancing in our heads..."
"...Starring: Massimo Troisi, Philippe Noiret, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Linda Moretti, Renato Scarpa and Anna Bonaiuto. This new film by British director Michael Radford (White Mischief, 1984) is an Italian co-production titled The Postman, a film with a production history as tragically romantic as the poetry of one of its main characters, Chilean poet Pablo Neruda..."
"...How long are the Andes? How high is space? These questions floated in my mind Friday night at Barracuda while enjoying sounds from the rich psych soil of Santiago Chile. The answers: 4,500 and 62 miles, respectively...."
"...Churches progress, Bachmann projects, and Chile goes pro, as your AggreGAYtor gets in three inches, horizontal...."
"...The HOPE Farmers Market will be hosting two New Mexico natives, who are bringing a second harvest of Hatch chile peppers to Austin from Wagner Farms in Hatch. The peppers will be roasted and sold at the Market both this Sunday and next Sunday...."
"...The gong bao chicken we ate in Taiwan was nothing like the electric, sweet Kung Pao chicken of my suburban American childhood. Unlike the deep fried, near bulletproof morsels bathed in glossy pink sauce I had grown up on, the gong bao ji ding of Taipei's beer houses was tender, earth-toned, studded with roasted peanuts and big chunks of dried spicy chile that were the color of firecrackers, or a Chinese wedding..."
"...Sikil P'aak: A dip of roasted pumpkin seeds (pepitas) and charred tomatoes, tomatillos, chiles, garlic, and onion, with sour orange juice and chicken stock; to be eaten with tostados (totopos)..."
"...Prior to the introduction of chile peppers to the Old World by explorers, the spice of choice was the black peppercorn. But once the chile pepper arrived, it was widely adapted within the amazing time span of only a few decades into the cuisines of almost every region to which it had been introduced...."
"...Hatch is a place, not a variety of chile. It's a broad, fertile agricultural valley in Southeastern New Mexico, formed by the Rio Grande and Las Uvas valleys of Doña Ana and Sierra counties, known collectively as Hatch Valley..."
"...The Chile Chronicles: Tales of a New Mexico Harvestby Carmella Padilla..."
"...Most chileheads have absolutely no concept of what's involved in producing the peppers they crave so dearly. They go to the market and find an incredible selection of fresh and dried chiles, multitudes of different hot sauces, and salsas of every sort..."
"...Boraj (Santiago, Chile)..."
"...Some make it without the pork, which leaves it one-dimensional and vapid. Most make it without the Sichuan spicy fermented bean paste with chiles, which has a distinctive flavor profile and richness that's sorely missed when it is omitted, or they leave out the Sichuan peppercorn, a hallmark of the dish..."
"...When Central Market Westgate nonperishables director Darrel Benavides began to fantasize about a green-chile jam to offer his customers during the end-of-summer Chile Festival, he happened to mention his dreams to just the right folks. Jill and Kevin Lewis are famous for the award-winning condiments that bear the Austin Slow Burn label, and they knew they were up to the challenge..."
"...El Chile Cafe y Cantina1809 Manor Rd., 457-9900..."
"...When chile-heads get creative, as they so often do at The Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival, they incorporate a wide range of ingredients into their salsas, and the range of fresh and dried chiles they use is huge. Centuries of cultural use have established guidelines for chile use in the kitchen, and many factors apply..."
"...The newly styled Cooper's Meats and Royer's Round Top Take-Out Market (1601 W. 38th #12, 467-6700, www.coopersandroyersmarket.com) is well stocked with good cuts of meat and a full line of delicious family-meal components to take home and enjoy. Big Chile Weekend While we here at the Chronicle think of our annual Hot Sauce Festival as the most important event during the last weekend of August, the truth is that there are plenty of once-a-year chile-pepper opportunities all over town..."
"...Despite my disdain for living in New Mexico (an essential part of my over-dramatic teenage angst), I take sides when it comes to my home state's cuisine. See, New Mexicans are united by one thing: No matter who you are or how you feel about New Mexico, everyone can agree on hatch green chile..."