Enchilada El Chubby's Aurora Co

Enchiladas – the back story

Have you noticed, in TV dramas, how every character must have a strange or exciting ‘back story’? So, why shouldn’t an enchilada get the same treatment? Rolling tortillas around other tasty morsels dates back to the Mayan civilization in Mexico. As the Spanish conquered, they ate feasts served in corn tortillas. A US visitor mentioned…
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Mexican food may help stop muscle cramps

Lots of people have experienced muscle cramps after a run or a hot workout in the gym. This often happens because a nutrient called potassium regulates muscle function and it is water-soluble, so it leaves your body as you sweat. One easy way to help stop muscle cramps is by eating more foods which contain…
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Cumin right up: a quintessential spice

Variety is the spice of life and spices liven up your favorite meals. Everyone has a few favorite seasonings, and for some Mexican food lovers, one of those is cumin. It has a distinctive and warm taste that adds a bold flavor to many Mexican restaurant menu items and homemade taco dishes. Cumin was originally…
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tostada El Chubby's Fresh Mexican Grill Denver

Tostada vs Taco

Tacos are a natural staple of any good Mexican restaurant, but tostadas can be found just as frequently. Both dishes use tortillas and similar ingredients like lettuce, tomato, salsa, sour cream and proteins like beef, chicken, or beans. But what sets them apart? Well, tostada in Spanish means “toasted,” and that’s just what it is.…
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Eating Keto? Mexican food is a great choice for you!

The Keto diet is very popular today, but it can be difficult to figure out what restaurants fit the Keto lifestyle. Mexican food can be a great choice because we offer quite a few entrees that are meat and vegetable based. Some quick and easy choices are tostadas, carne asada bowls, tacos, or taco salad.…
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What to look for in good salsa

When dining at a good Mexican restaurant, they’ll always bring chips and salsa to the table. If you’ve ever wondered how to determine a good salsa, here we share our insight on the two important factors to consider. Taste and texture Some Mexican restaurants serve salsa that is chopped, with diced onion, tomato and jalapeños…
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Mexican food is perfect for summer get-togethers!

Mexican food is perfect for summer get-togethers! For too long the Mexican restaurant has been compared to cheap fast food. Finally, more people are starting to realize how innovative and fresh Mexican food can be! It’s a versatile cuisine that is also perfect for summer as most dishes focus on fresh and colorful produce. The…
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What is an enchilada?

Enchiladas were first made in Mexico and started with the Mayan practice of rolling tortillas around a variety of food items. People of the Valley of Mexico lake region ate corn tortillas wrapped around fish. Some folded the tortillas around the food and others rolled the food in the tortilla. Nowadays, an enchilada consists of…
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Why made-to-order is always best!

One of the many things that set us apart from other Mexican restaurants is that at El Chubby’s your food is always made-to-order. We want your meal to be hot, fresh, and exactly how you like it. Made-to-order means the Carne Asada Fries comes smothered with green chili and cheese, the white corn tortillas for…
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What’s the best thing about Mexican food?

At El Chubby’s Mexican restaurant, we’re biased; we couldn’t think of one single thing that deserves the “best thing about Mexican food” award. So, after much thought, soul searching and a rather large helping of our signature Carne Asada Fries, we finally figured it out. The best thing about Mexican food is you can have…
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Is Mexican food nutritious?

Mexican cuisine isn’t only delicious and stimulating; it may be healthier than you think. Let’s take a quick look at a few of the benefits that this food can offer. You’ll find beans in numerous dishes from south of the border. They come in many varieties but generally represent excellent sources of protein, fiber and…
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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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