The Many Tempting Varieties of Enchiladas

Some of our regular customers at El Chubby’s Fresh Mexican Grill in Aurora love all the varieties of enchiladas. Chicken to cheese and more. Do you like cheese, beef, beef and bean, chicken, or steak? We have them all, plus many other Mexican food favorites. Give your taste buds a treat with one of each and don’t…
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The Rich Story of Delicious Tamales

Did you know that the story of delicious tamales goes back as far as 5000 BC, perhaps even 7000 BC in pre-Columbian times? It’s quite true. In fact, tamales weren’t introduced to other countries, including the United States, until the 1900s. These days, we make tamales at El Chubby’s Fresh Mexican Grill in Aurora. You can…
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Top 10 Chiles Used in Mexican Cooking

Though you may only be familiar with a few, it is estimated that there are over 50,000 varieties of chiles in world. To make things more complicated, a chile under one name may be called something different depending on how it is processed. Here at El Chubby’s Fresh Mexican Grill in Aurora we know a lot about…
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Who Invented the Crave-Worthy Burrito?

At El Chubby’s Fresh Mexican Grill in Aurora, we specialize in a lot of things, including the crave-worthy burrito. If you haven’t tried one of ours yet, we invite you to come on in and treat yourself. Everything here is grilled to order and you can have it prepared the way you like. That means burritos,…
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Why Fried Sopapillas Are a Must-Have Treat

Here at El Chubby’s in Aurora, we start with authentic sopapilla dough, then deep fry it. Next, it’s topped with rich ice cream, fluffy whipped cream, chocolate sauce and of course, the perfect cherry. If you haven’t had one of these delicious treats, you’re missing out on a true customer favorite. Of course, what’s great…
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Let’s Taco ‘Bout Tacos & Dig Into Some Taco History

If you love tacos (of course you do), perhaps you’ve pondered taco history from time to time. Where did these delicious marvels come from? What genius invented them, and how did they find their way to the United States and evolve in style and flavor? Today we get into their origin story which is a…
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How Do You Tell the Difference Between Tex-Mex and Mexican Food

At El Chubby’s in Aurora, we serve authentic Mexican food, but if you like it a little more Tex-Mex, that’s okay. Everything is grilled to order and you can have almost anything prepared exactly the way you prefer. So, how do you tell the difference between Tex-Mex and Mexican food? The term Tex-Mex didn’t really…
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The Origins of Guacamole

Did you know that guacamole is now so popular that September 16th has become a national day to celebrate this versatile avocado mixture? At El Chubby’s Fresh Mexican Grill in Aurora, we make fresh guacamole from ripe avocados and our special blend of delicious spices. Our goal is to not only satisfy our customers but…
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A Guide to the Best Mexican Desserts

Flan. Nieve de Garrafa. Camotes. Flautas. If you have no idea what any of those words mean, you have been missing out on some of the best Mexican desserts on the planet. After having the best Mexican dinner in Aurora, why not treat yourself to something sweet? Most people know Mexico for its rich and…
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