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  • Two Illinois Restaurants Rank in the Top 25 Restaurants that Serve The Best Chili In America!

    Come on who doesn't love Chili? It warms the belly on a cold winter day and warms the heart in the middle of summer. It is one of the most comforting foods in existence. The Daily Meal, a National Food Publication describes Chili as "A well-made bowl of chili is a timeless American classic with nearly universal appeal". In fact, the publication has conducted a national study in an effort to determine "The Best Chili In America". Springfield, Illinois was once considered the Chili Capital of the Country with over a hundred Chili Establishments, including street vendors. in the City. Through the years, and one by one, that number dwindled, and the once Chili Capital lost its Chili Bragging rights. That was until a recent National search for best Chili conducted by the Daily Meal. We want to Congratulate the Chili Parlor in Springfield who made the top 25 list of Best Chili in the Country. It was Founded in 1945 as Joe Rogers Chili and now known as the Chili Parlor after an ownership change. Congratulations and thank you for making our community proud. All of us at Dew Chilli are honored to also be on the Top 25 best Chili in the Country. Dew Chilli founded in 1909. The Daily Meal states, "The recipie for its legendary chli hasn't changed since they day it opened, and while it's a closely guarded secret, it's rich and simply made with ground beef and beans. You can order it as-is, atop tamales, or on a hot dog; pasta and more". WOW! What an honor. While times have been difficult for restaurants around the country it's an honor to first be chosen by you our community as the best in our community. Thank you so much for your support. Now, to be among a list of outstanding establishments in the country. We only have one word. WOW! dewchilli.com

  • DEW CHILLI PARLOR ON WABASH AVENUE CLOSES. HERE IS THE REST OF THE STORY.

    The Dew Chilli Parlor located on Wabash Avenue has turned out it's lights and locked the door. But there is more to the story than meets the eye. Many people have been calling and several reporters have as well wanting to know what happened. The Dew has been at this Wabash Avenue location for 5 years and our lease was up. The Decision was to extend the lease or move on. Since there are two other locations in the Springfield Market. The Dew Pub and Grill 2690 S. Dirksen Parkway Springfield, Illinois 217-679-1910 The Dew Pub and Grill 301 North Grand Avenue West Springfield, Illinois 217-670-2530 This location is the historic building which once housed the Red Coach Inn. The decision was made to look outside of the Springfield Market. Chatham, Illinois made contact with the owners several months ago and the Dew has been exploring the Chatham, Illinois Market. We still are. Also, the Dew has been looking into the Decatur, Illinois Market. In fact, The Dew has entered into negotiations on a location in Decatur. Other Markets which have expressed interest in having a Dew location happen to be out of state. Missouri and Indiana. But at this time the company is focusing on Illinois Markets. All the employees who worked at the Wabash location have been reassigned to either a Dew location or to Godfather's Pizza which the owners also have in Central Illinois. Thank you for your interest and your ongoing support. dewchilli.com

  • Tis the Season

    Tis is the Season when lamp posts, buildings, homes and more turn into a Holiday ornament decked out with lights tinsel and garland celebrating a magical time of the year. Springfield and surrounding communities have many Holiday Events for you and your family. Dew Chilli Parlor's Of America would like to share some of those events, dates and locations with you in the hopes you will be able to attend and enjoy as many as possible. If you know of an event you would like to share. Please "DEW" so in the comment section with all the details. Below are a list of Holiday Events and information. December 21, 2022 4pm-7pm Illinois State Museum 502 S. Spring Street, Springfield (217) 782-7386 Free Dress in your favorite festive PJs to join Mrs. Claus for story time at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. and take home a free book too! Take part in holiday activities from around the world and learn a festive holiday dance with the Springfield Youth Performance group. Help us deck the halls and trim the tree by making ornaments from around the world for our community tree and explore the Memorial Holiday Fest student tree display throughout the museum. Activities and books available while supplies last. LUMINARY NIGHTS AT THE DANA-THOMAS HOUSE: December 21, 2022 Wednesdays & Saturdays 5pm-7pm Dana-Thomas House - A Frank Lloyd Wright Design 301 E. Lawrence Ave. Springfield, IL 62703 217-782-6776 Donations Accepted Half-hour evening tours of the 12,600 square foot mansion with a focus on more than 60 interior holiday designs and six trees created by the Civic Garden Club. Thirty people per tour (2 groups of 15). The site will be illuminated inside and out with more than one hundred LED candles. Tours begin at the front door along Lawrence Avenue. Wednesdays, November 16-December 21 5:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Reservations encouraged at DanaThomasLuminaryNights.Eventbrite.com COPPER COIN BALLET COMPANY-NUTTY NUTCRACKER: December 22, 2022 7 PM University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center One University Plaza, Springfield 217-206-6160 Admission Holiday surprises abound when this magical tale turns upside down. If you thought you knew the classic story of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince… you don’t know Nuttin’. Dew Drop any notion you’ve had about this ballet, because when the Nutcracker gets Nutty it’ll be a Sugar Plum good time! What happens when the Nutcracker gets shot with his own cannon, and how will the mice behave in a land where everything is made of tasty temptations? You’ll be on your toes when you see this tutu funny waltz into Christmas. STEAMY WINTER: December 28, 2022 11 am - 3 pm Illinois State Museum 502 S. Spring Street, Springfield (217) 782-7386 Free Winter break may be ending, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to! Escape the end-of-break blues with crafts and activities. Join us for a STEAMy Winter. Make a coded candy cane, create frost in a jar, and more. Activities will be available from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. during this come-and-go event. Sit down for a story with storyteller Mike Anderson for stories and songs about the winter. Stories at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. NOON YEAR'S EVE CELEBRATION: December 31, 2022 9am-2pm Kidzeum 412 E. Adams Street 217-679-2123 Admission If your kiddo can't stay awake until midnight, ring in the new year a little bit early...at noon! Please note that the museum (and festivities) will close a little bit early that day so their staff can get home in time to celebrate with their families. FIRST NIGHT SPRINGFIELD: December 31, 2022 1 pm - 10:30pm Hoogland Center for the Arts/Downtown Springfield 420 S. 6th St. Springfield, IL 62701 217-753-3519 Admission The Springfield Area Arts Council (SAAC) celebrates its 35th annual First Night Springfield on New Year's Eve in downtown Springfield. This family-friendly, celebration of the arts features talented local and regional artists & performers across multiple stages at multiple venues. There is a free admission children's stage and activity area from 1 pm-4 pm. All other performances take place from 6 pm - 10:30 pm. Fireworks take place in downtown Springfield at 8:15pm. Guilty Pleasures: NYE Spectacular! December 31, 2022 8 PM The Pasfield House Inn 525 South Pasfield St, Springfield (217) 670-2449 Admission The Vaudeville Valley Circus and The Pasfield House present this dazzling and action-packed burlesque revue and variety show. Experience the excitement of classic, sultry, vaudeville entertainment in a beautiful historic landmark. Tickets are $60 for general admission, $200 for VIP front row leather seating with premium bottle service for two! The show includes complimentary hors d'oeuvres as well as a champagne toast at midnight. The event also features a bar and live music by local 3-piece, The Guilty Boys, starting at 10:30 and going until 2023! Come share in the fun and dress as fancy or as casual as you like. The Dew wanted to feature events at some of our communities' landmarks. There are many more festivities taking place through the holidays at many local businesses. We want to thank the Springfield Illinois visitor's bureau for helping provide us with this information and for all they do in Central Illinois. dewchilli.com

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  • Dew Chilli | Chili Springfield, IL | Food, History, Gaming, Live Music, Catering

    111 YEARS OF FRIENDS & FAMILY IT'S DEW TIME! HISTORY HISTORY MENU MENU GAMING GAMING DEW CHILLI PARLOR An All American tradition enjoyed by millions for over a 111 years in a variety of ways. Dew Chilli Parlors have been serving up the Countries finest Chilli to Springfield, Illinois residents and travelers from across the Country, who take a journey on the historic Route 66. The Dew Menu features more than Chilli like the Legendary Dew Horseshoes, Sancho's and More. The Dew. It's an Experience for all ages. So join the masses who do the Dew. Ready to order? LOCATIONS PICKUP DELIVERY GOT AN DELIC FOOD PIC? TAG US SO WE CAN SHARE! - @DEWCHILLI JOIN DEW ON FACEBOOK FOR SPECIALS, NEWS & UPDATES JOIN DEW ON FACEBOOK FOR SPECIALS, NEWS & UPDATES Parties Anniversaries, birthdays, graduations, political, company or church events. Whatever the occasion, Dew has you covered! Each store can reserve a space to accommodate you and we also have a free Party / Event Room. We can even help with the planning! Business meeting set-ups or bands, Dew has you covered. RESERVE YOUR DAY Catering Our Dew Catering Department is here to help you make your event PERFECT. Whether you have a small or large group, need the food on or off site, plated or buffet style.. we got you covered. We can even help you book the entertainment! Dew makes it simple so you can enjoy the event. Another reason to be a Dewer! BOOK YOUR EVENT Tourism Travelers from across the Country come to Springfield, IL to experience the Land of Lincoln's rich history and with Dew Chilli first opening in 1909, it makes the perfect addition to your visit. We have plenty of room for your group and are conveniently located near all Lincoln sites. Lunch & dinner options available. LEARN MORE JOIN THE DEWERS! When you are a DEWer you get access to discounts, specials, giveaways and more! Join Thanks for joining! Be sure to check your email for awesome stuff! DEW OUR TEXT CLUB! AND GET A FREE WALKING TACO & MORE GREAT OFFERS! TEXT 877-499-1DEW 877-499-1339

  • Locations | Dew Chilli | Chili Springfield, IL & Pekin, Illinois

    DEW LOCATIONS DEW Chilli has 2 different locations in Springfield, IL that make it more convenient than ever for our community to get the best chili around! We also have a third location inside Krystal's in Pekin, IL. Below you can see each location's menu, order carry out, order delivery or find each location on our locator map. DEW CHILLI PUB & GRILL 301 North Grand Ave West Springfield, IL 62702 Menu Order Carry Out 217.670.2530 Monday - Thursday 10:00am - 8:00pm Monday - Thursday 10:00am - 8:00pm Friday & Saturday 10:00am - 9:00pm Friday & Saturday 10:00am - 9:00pm Delivery Options: Sunday -CLOSED Gaming Open Daily 10:00am - till late Locations North Grand DEW CHILLI PUB & GRILL 2690 S Dirksen Parkway Springfield, IL 62703 217.679.1910 Sunday - Thursday 10:00am - 9:00pm Friday & Saturday 10:00am - 10:00pm Menu Order Carry Out Delivery Options: Gaming Open Daily 9:00am - till late Dirksen WANT TO JOIN THE DEW FAMILY? Careers INTERESTED IN OPENING A DEW LOCATION? Learn More

  • Menu | Dew Chilli | Chili Springfield, IL | Horseshoes, Pizza, Burgers, Sanchos,

    DEW MENU Prices & selection may vary by location. Downloadable Menus NEED A PARTY ROOM? WE DEW THAT TOO! Reserve Your Day DID YOU KNOW WE DEW CATERING? Learn More

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