November Is National Pepper Month Celebrate At Rio Grill With Chef Cy's Poblano Pepper

Top Quote Just Announced! Rio Grill in Carmel will be celebrating national pepper month all long in November. End Quote
  • Salinas, CA (1888PressRelease) October 16, 2013 - Hot and sweet peppers are important ingredients in many international cuisines. The basic capsicum variety of green pepper is a healthy flavor boost in dishes from casseroles to salads, while the fiery jalapeno, habanero, and other hot pepper species are among the most spicy and challenging yet nutritious and beloved natural foods on earth. It's National Pepper Month!

    Celebrate at Rio Grill with one of Chef's Cy's tasty creations. During the month of November enjoy the Rio Grill Poblano Pepper stuffed with quinoa, corn, beets, Cojita cheese and pea shoots.

    Here are some fun facts about peppers to enjoy this November.

    All peppers provide rich amount of vitamin C. But chili peppers contain an additional substance, called capsaicin which provides several health benefits such as:
    - Effective treatment and natural pain relief for inflammation such as arthritis, psoriasis, diabetic neuropathy.
    - Reduce risk of heart attack and stroke as it helps to reduce cholesterol levels and formation of blood clots.
    - Clear blocked nose and congested lungs.
    - Prevent stomach ulcers by killing bacteria in the stomach and stimulate more protective stomach juices, etc.

    This red chili comes in different sizes, shapes and degrees of hotness or spiciness. The more mature the pepper, the hotter it will be. A sweet bell pepper measures 0 SHU while a habaneros or scotch bonnet, one of the hottest known chili peppers, records at around 300,000 SHU. Not hot enough? Then try naga jolokia, the hottest chili in the world which holds 1.04 million SHU.

    To learn more about Rio Grill's stop by, call (831) 625-5436 or go to The Rio serves lunch daily from 11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., dinner daily from 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. and a special brunch on Sunday from 11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Rio Grill
    101 The Crossroads Blvd, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA
    (831) 625-5436

    Press Contact: Marci Bracco (831) 747-7455.

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