Chile vs Chili. It's been a spelling debate for years, however, New Mexicans know the correct spelling of chile when referring to the red or green stuff. We also know Texas "chili" is not the same as Hatch green "chile". Now, the Associated Press ' Style Book has solidified the spelling.
"If Pete Domenici stating the correct spelling of chile on Congressional Record wasn't enough to convince everyone, The Associated Press' Style Book has also solidified it. Spread the good word, fam. #Repost @apstylebook ・・・If you're eating green or red chile sauce, that's with an e at the end.If you're eating a bowl of chili with beef and cumin, it ends with an i.We updated our guidance this year to reflect passionate views about both."