What differentiates one chili from another? For starters, the beef. Lowry Cafe's is locally sourced and grass-fed, and the quality shines through in the final product. There's more to a winning bowl of chili, of course, but the recipe is a trade secret. Chef Taya Kaufenberg won't say, but rumor has it that within the slow slimmer of ingredients exists some kind of brown-sugared love, we're guessing molasses or chocolate. Whatever it is, the secret ingredient elevates the chili at this north Minneapolis joint from standard to transcendent.