Santa Fe's got cheeseburgers - who will be the 'Reigning Chomp'?

On Thursday eight New Mexico chefs will compete at the Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown in Santa Fe to see who can make the best cheeseburger and walk away with the title ‘Reigning Chomp’.

Green chile cheeseburger.

Green chile cheeseburger. Image by Greg Holland / CC BY 2.0

Hundreds of cheeseburger connoisseurs are expected to attend. Judging tickets have sold out, but general admission tickets are still available for $25. Green chiles are a staple in New Mexican food, often roasted and frequently accompanying regional dishes like enchiladas or burritos, as well as meals from national chains like McDonald's. Read more:

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