First-Ever Chile Pepper Festival on Roosevelt Row Promises to Bring the Heat

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Roosevelt Row CDC Chile Pepper Festival
Barrio Cafe will be serving up Chiles En Nogada - " stuffed roasted poblano peppers with chicken, nuts, apricots, apples, pears in a tomato red wine sauce then topped with an almond cream sauce, pomegranate seeds cilantro and queso fresco"
The First Annual Chile Pepper Festival is upon us, people. September 29, this coming Saturday, Roosevelt Row will celebrate the beloved chile in all forms roast, dried, cooked and fried. And in case you were more or less hesitant about attending an event that would undoubtedly leave a fire in your mouth, allow us to light a fire under your ass, by giving you an in depth look at this one-day-only affair.

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Let's begin with the food. In addition to bringing some extra strength antacids, you better bring your appetite because the good folks at Roosevelt Row have invited an all-star lineup of local, and restaurants, and more including:

Chef Julio Mata of Barrio Café
Chef Carla Wade Logan of Carly's Bistro
Chef Mike Kohley of Fire & Spice
Chef Virginia Senior of Urban Beans
Chef Tim Cobb of Luncha Libre
Chef Devin Clough of Q UP BBQ
Chef Sandra D. Hicks of Sandra Dee's Catering
Jobot Coffee & Crepes
Crescent Ballroom
America's Taco Shop
AZ Food Crafters
Paletas Betty

And if you think this festival is a dry one, think again. Four Peaks will be pouring beer and margaritas while live local acts including Bears of Manitou, Daryl Scherrer, King Fathand, Pick and Holler, and Sara McAllister Band set the tone.

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Roosevelt Row CDC Chile Pepper Festival
"Green Chile Pork Empanadas from AZ Food Crafters will also be making an appearance at the Chile Pepper Festival

Location Info

Map

Crooked Sky Farms

2134 S. 16th Ave., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Pro's Ranch Market

1602 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Food City - CLOSED

4344 W. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Barrio Cafe

2814 N. 16th St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Urban Beans

3508 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Q UP BBQ

, Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Jobot Coffee

918 N. Fifth St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

America's Taco Shop

2041 N. Seventh St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

America's Taco Shop

2041 N. Seventh St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Paletas Betty

425 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, AZ

Category: Restaurant

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