A food festival ripe with culture and soul.
September 20-22, 2019
In some places, the sight of falling leaves is synonymous with fall. In Pueblo, the savory aroma of roasting chilies signals summer’s end.
The annual Chile & Frijoles Festival, held each year the third weekend after Labor Day, is Pueblo’s harvest celebration. The festival s hosted by the Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce.
Every year, thousands pay homage to Pueblo’s best-loved crop: green chilies, particularly Pueblo Chile.
The event features live entertainment, street vendors, cooking competitions, and chilies, chilies, chilies! Held downtown along Union Avenue, the festival draws Pueblo residents as well as Read More
Cocktail: The Clink
The Chile Row Fizz with Cucumber Vodka & Chile Liqueur
Appetizer: Mr. Tandoori Urban Bar & Grill
Pueblo Chile Naan Bread
Entrée: Pueblo Community College
Pueblo Green Chile Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Red Garnet Yam Puree with Pueblo Green Chile Sweet Potato Gnocchi and Collard Greens
Dessert: Mo’s Sports Bar & Lounge
Spice Up Spring: All chile, all the time
By: Blake Fontenay
I recently came up with a new life goal for myself: I want to become known as the Randy Jackson of Pueblo food contest judges.
Not the Paula Abdul, who would find something nice to say about sauteed roadkill. And not Read More
Japanese cuisine relies heavily on raw fish, rice, and seaweed, while pasta, risotto, and cheese are the fabric of Italian plates. But when it comes to American food, it’s not exactly easy to define. That’s why the culinary experts, chefs, and food writers at Flavored Nation pulled together this list of the best American foods. According to David Rosengarten, a two-time James Beard-winning food journalist and content director at Flavored Nation, they drew data from research, consumer input via social media, and conversations with state tourism boards.
“No one wrote a guidebook on how to authentically identify the United States’ most iconic foods. It’s been an amazing adventure and Read More
Now that you have your Certified Pueblo Chile what are you going to do with it?! Check out these 5 delicious recipes that were showcased by Pueblo Community College Culinary Arts Department at the 24th Annual Pueblo Chile & Frijoles Festival Presented By: Loaf ‘N Jug!
Click below for complete recipes.
Pueblo will celebrate the harvest of the Mira Sol Chile at the 24th annual Chile & Frijoles Festival Presented by Loaf ‘N Jug, September 21-23, 2018. The Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce created the festival as a fun fall event designed to promote the area’s agriculture, especially its home-grown chilies, as well as to display the works of many talented artisans and craftsmen. In the past 24 years, the festival has grown from a few thousand people to over 140,000 people. The festival will take place in downtown Pueblo, on Union Avenue between City Center Drive and “B” Street. Festival hours are Friday, 3pm-12am; Saturday, 10am-12am; Sunday, 10am-6pm. The Read More