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Monday, September 27th, 2021
peppers

Chili peppers are one of the most important ingredients in dishes all over the world, especially Mexican cuisine, which is known for its varied flavors and tastes. Many different chili peppers, both fresh and dried, are essential when it comes...

Monday, August 30th, 2021
Mexican cocktails

Mexico is a place where beer and tequila reign when it comes to what alcohol people are drinking. Of course, when you go to popular bars, you’ll see all the tourists and hipsters drinking fancy cocktails, but at your typical...

Thursday, July 1st, 2021
The Plaza's new drink and dessert menu

  Hot days call for cold drinks to help beat the heat. So this summer, we’re highlighting our top ten summer drinks to celebrate the release of our new drink and dessert menus! These are perfect for summer and will...

Wednesday, June 16th, 2021
Botanas Sample Platter

Thanks to flour and corn tortillas, we are able to enjoy so many delicious Mexican dishes like tacos, burritos, enchiladas, nachos. We all know that meat, cheese, and other ingredients are already good on their own, but the tortilla is...

Sunday, November 15th, 2020

Is there a difference between Tex-Mex and Mexican food? The answer is a resounding YES! The feisty and bold flavors of Tex-Mex make it a standout sub-type of Southwestern cuisine. From the fast food of Taco Bell to the dinner...

Thursday, October 15th, 2020
tex-mex and mexican food near me

For thousands of years, Native Americans lived in what is now known as the state of Texas. The first European settlers didn’t arrive in the area until the early 1500s. Three hundred years after their arrival, what would become Texas...

Friday, July 31st, 2020
pinata celebration

The piñata is a wonderful party fixture that many of us have undoubtedly seen before. There is a certain joy to be found in watching the children take turns swinging at a paper-mâché animal while blindfolded. And when the piñata...

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020
mexican food ingredients

The hearty warmth of authentic Mexican food is hard to beat! While this cuisine has regional variations, there are certain key ingredients that you’ll find in nearly any dish you try. These ingredients are the hallmarks of this regional style...

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
Flan Dessert with Whip cream and a cherry

The Mexican culture is interlaced with tradition and food. One particular traditional dessert is flan. A perfect flan can be molded and flavored to suit almost any preference. Its versatility makes it a very popular dessert that is well-suited for...

Thursday, November 21st, 2019
Mexican holiday festival dancers

The winter months are a time of back-to-back celebration and festivities in Mexico. After November 1st and Dia de los Muertos, it’s a non-stop whirlwind of holiday cheer south of the border! Christmas celebrations in Mexico are a totally different...