Openings and Closings

Rocky Mountain Chili Bowl Serves Its Last Green Chile

Rocky Mountain Chili Bowl started out as a food truck in 2010, serving up chile verde and other Mexican-inspired bites on the streets of the city. In 2011, owner Matt Robinette opened the brick-and-mortar location at 35th Avenue and Quebec Street. Just over a year ago, Food & Wine magazine included RMCB on a list of the best chili in the country.

And whether you spell it chili or chile, there's no denying that RMCB dished up a mean bowl of green. But Stapleton residents will now have to look elsewhere for a good bowl; the eatery dished up its last bowl this month and is now closed.

See also: Bonnie Brae Tavern's Green Chile Defines the Colorado Style


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Mark Antonation is the former Westword Food & Drink Editor. In 2018, he was named Outstanding Media Professional by the Colorado Restaurant Association; he's now with the Colorado Restaurant Foundation.
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