The geniuses at Mental Floss named Camp Washington Chili in their list of The Best Chili in All 50 States, stating:
“This chili parlor in Camp Washington might be the ultimate destination for chili lovers[…] With so many options, you’ll definitely need to make multiple trips back.”
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In this article from the Food Network, they listed the dishes that most-define every state in the United States.
As Cincinnati Chili goes, they commented that “many locals prefer to get their two-, three-, four- and five-way plates at local legend Camp Washington.”
Travelchannel.com listed Camp Washington Chili among its must-do items in their 24-hour guide to the Queen City, calling it “your best introduction to the city’s favorite dish.”
We couldn’t agree more.
Jane and Michael Stern have just recently published their 10th edition of Road Food: An Eater’s Guide which includes 1,000 of America’s best local eateries along highways and back roads.
Camp Washington Chili was again named in this 40th anniversary edition of their publication, stating “We have long believed Camp Washington’s chili is the very best.”
In the November, 2016 issue of Cooking with Paula Deen magazine, Whitney Durrwachter names Camp Washington Chili in her “Ten To Try” article.
Patricia Schultz, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller 1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die has named Camp Washington Chili a “funky, much loved original restaurant” and one not to miss on your gastronomic journey across the country.
Thank you readers of CityBeat.
Because of you Camp Washington Chili has been named BEST Non-Chain Chili for 2017!
Visit page 134 of James Beard’s All-American Eats: Recipes and Stories from Our Best-Loved Local Restaurants and you’ll find a “modified” version of the Camp Washington Chili recipe.
The real recipe is still a family secret.
Camp Washington Chili was named ‘Best Chili (Non-Chain)’ in the 2016 Eats Reader Picks of CityBeat.
You can read about it on the CityBeat website.
Our annual Coney Eating Contest has been moved to Friday, September 2, 2016 at noon on Fountain Square.
Twelve people compete against each other in a timed event. The object is to eat as many cheese coneys as possible in three minutes.
You can find more information at myfountainsquare.com.