Avocados from Mexico

All about Guacamole

We prepare the guacamole at El Chubby’s Mexican Grill in Aurora, Colorado with delicious blends of fresh avocados and spices. As you dip your chip into the guacamole dip at our Mexican restaurant, have you ever wondered where guacamole originated? This Mexican dip became popular enough to have its own holiday, which is September 16th.…
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The most common chilis in Mexican cooking

With over 50,000 chilis and many having different names, it’s no wonder cooking Mexican dishes can get complicated. Here’s a quick guide to some of the more commonly used chilis: Anchos Anchos are usually dark brown and are commonly used in Mexican restaurant dishes. Poblanos Polanos are another favorite chili used in Mexican dishes. They…
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best Mexican dessert

Sopapillas Are A Great Mexican Treat

If you’ve never had a sopapilla, you are missing out! The story goes that sopapillas originated in Spain, but they’re popular all over Latin America and even have North American and European varieties. This simple fried bread treat can be enjoyed savory or sweet. Popular sweet toppings include cinnamon and sugar sprinkles or drizzles of…
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Mexican food in Denver

Not all Mexican food comes from Mexico

Did you know not all Mexican food comes from Mexico? At El Chubby’s Mexican Grill, we wanted to let you know that the most popular Mexican food was originated right here in the U.S. Mexican restaurants in the states are tailored to suit casual dining, like having drive-thrus but with fresh ingredients. Most of what…
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