Varallo’s Chili Parlor & Restaurant

Joe Elmore visits Varallo’s, Nashville’s oldest restaurant since 1907, where they continue a proud tradition with their famous 3-way Chili.

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As Fall temperatures finally plunge into the nippy zone, food carvings steer toward items like the good ole chili. And some of the best chili ever, gets served up weekdays at a family diner in downtown Nashville. In fact, Varallo's has been synonymous with crowd-pleasing chili since 1907.

Joe Elmore has been the host of this Emmy-award winning series since its beginnings. As the face of Tennessee Crossroads, Joe has been taking viewers to meet interesting people and explore fascinating out-of-the-way places since 1987. Joe is also a producer and co-host of Horsepower TV on Spike TV. Joe launched his TV career at WHBQ TV in Memphis, TN, where he served as weekend anchor and reporter. Later, he was chosen to co-host the station's PM Magazine show, where he produced nationally-broadcast stories. He has also done extensive work as an independent film and video producer for clients throughout the Southeast.

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