By F&W Editors
Updated May 23, 2017
Photo © Vanessa Escobeda Barba

From Blackberry Farm's complex chili made with short ribs, smoked paprika and coffee, to historically-influenced Texas-style chili (left), regional variations may differ but the results are always delicious. Here, the nation's best versions, whether you like your chili extra-meaty or completely vegetarian.

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