- Jesse’s Homemade Chili
Jesse’s famous chili is a staple of the Corpus Christi dining scene. Jesse’s recipe is top secret and made from scratch daily, so there is not much that we can say except that you have to try it! The fine ground beef makes for a smooth texture and taste. Enjoy by itself or on pretty much anything.
How: Top it with piles of cheese or smother it on a burger. Also, great for Frito Pies or chili cheese fries.
- Hamlin Pharmacy, Hamlin Shopping Center, 3801 S. Staples St., Corpus Christi, TX 78411
- Brisket Chili
Why: There is not much that chef Kristoffer Busk can’t do with food. Shoreline Sandwiches Co.’s Brisket Chili can surely hold its own amongst a host of sandwich options. This chili is full of brisket, pinto beans, tomato, onions, jalapeños and cilantro. This thick and delicious recipe tastes fresh and hearty and will satisfy the largest of appetites.
How: Enjoy a small cup with one of your favorite sandwiches.
Where: Shoreline Sandwich Co., Uptown, 600 Leopard St., Corpus Christi, TX 78401
- Corn Bread and Chili
Why: This homemade chili comes full of brisket straight off the smoker at Hoegemeyer’s Barbeque Barn in Downtown Corpus Christi. This recipe screams Texas in multiple ways. Along with the chopped brisket, Shiner or Lone Star beer is poured into the pot as it simmers all of those delicious flavors together. You better call ahead and get it while you can because it’s only available on special days.
How: Enjoy alongside or on top of fresh, skillet baked corn bread made from scratch.
Where: Hoegemeyer’s Barbeque Barn, 711 Concrete St., Corpus Christi, TX 78401
- Homemade Chili
Why: Get this traditional delicious chili by the cup, bowl or pint. This classic Texas bowl of chili comes loaded with beans, beef, onions and cheese. Cheese and onions can be ordered on side.
How: Enjoy with their homemade toast or saltine crackers.
Where: Price’s Chef, 800 S Alameda St, Corpus Christi, TX 78404
- Chili and Bean Bowl
Why: Kiko’s famous chili gravy family recipe is typically used to cover their popular enchiladas, but why not mix in some delicious charro beans and pile on shredded cheese? Filled with hearty chunks of beef, this chili features a unique blend of peppers and spices that gives it the perfect amount of kick for any taste buds.
How: Enjoy with tortillas or on top of Kiko’s famous enchiladas.
Where: Kiko’s Mexican Food Restaurant, 5514 Everhart Rd., Corpus Christi, TX 78411