Best breakfast burrito

How’d you like your breakfast burrito buddy?

Some places offer very little choice – this is our burrito, take it or leave it, end of story. But you really want a lot more choice than that. You’ll want it filled with egg, of course, but might like steak or sausage, chorizo or hash browns, beans or bacon as a sumptuous filler. Or…
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Best Mexican food near me

The top three reasons that we use fresh ingredients

Plenty of Mexican restaurant owners claim that they offer authentic meals. Yet, if they don’t use fresh ingredients, they’re not telling you the truth: Authenticity – We want our patrons to have a truly authentic experience, which only fresh ingredients can provide. Although some of your favorite Mexican dishes contain processed ingredients, there has always…
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Avocado El Chubby's Mexican Food

The history of guacamole

Did you know that guacamole has been around since before the 16th century? It was first made by the Aztecs and its name comes from the Nahuatl word “āhuacamolli” — which means avocado sauce. Mashing together avocado with tomatoes and onions provided, and still provides, a DELICIOUS natural food with wonderful nutritional value to many…
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Best Mexican food near me

Facts about Mexican food

Mexican food is famous across the globe due to its exquisite taste and rich history, enjoyed by people from all walks of life. Here are some facts about Mexican food you did not know. It’s healthy since it is made from a blend of all food groups. Most Mexican desserts contain chili, which gives it…
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Best tamales

Tamales: A Mesoamerican tradition

Next time you order a tamale at El Chubby’s Mexican restaurant in Aurora, savor the fact that you’re enjoying an ancient dish that originated in Mesoamerica thousands of years ago. Comprised of a corn dough called masa, tamales are filled with an assortment of meats, cheeses, vegetables or fruits, then wrapped in a corn husk…
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Taco Salad El Chubby's Mexican Food Aurora CO

Mexican food: a well-balanced meal for everyone

Mexican food is one of the most nutritious and well-rounded global cuisines available. It has options to suit everyone’s taste. The next time you decide to go out consider trying a Mexican restaurant, like El Chubby’s. First and foremost, Mexican food caters to all dietary lifestyle choices, including those for vegans and vegetarians. It does…
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Mexican churros

Three delicious facts about churros

Churros are a favorite at Mexican Restaurants, but they have a long, fascinating history! Some interesting facts are below: The churro originated in ancient China as a savory fried snack, called a “youtiao.” Portuguese traders made them their own, covering the pastry in sugar instead of salt. As the snack became popular with Spanish shepherds,…
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Best breakfast burrito

Treat your family to a Mexican breakfast this holiday season!

We know there are lots of foods that are eaten at Christmas but not much the rest of the year. And the festive season fare can be very rich and a bit, well, heavy. So why not break out from festive feasting once or twice over the holiday season and enjoy a great Mexican breakfast.…
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Taco combo plate

Essential ingredients for authentic Mexican cuisine

Authentic Mexican cuisine is a combination of rich ingredients mixed in unique ways to make flavorful and savory dishes. Although most of the ingredients used in Mexican food are native to Mexico, over the years, their food has gained culinary influences from Europe, Spain, and India. Here are some ingredients that are common in Mexican…
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Taco Salad El Chubby's Mexican Food Aurora CO

Hungry after a workout? Go Mexican for recovery!

If your New Year’s resolution is to work out and lose weight, then you’ve probably been hitting the gym on a regular basis, lifting weights, improving your cardio, and burning through calories. However, are you taking advantage of those gains by eating a balanced diet? Mexican cuisine – with its staple of poultry and beef,…
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Best Mexican food near me

Mexican food: a plant-based playground

When you think of Mexican food, sizzling platters of carne asada and carnitas may spring to mind, but Mexican food can also be a dream come true for vegetarians and vegans. As long as they avoid a few pitfalls, plant-based eaters can enjoy a hearty Mexican meal with their omnivorous friends. To avoid hidden sources…
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Carne Asada Fries from El Chubbys

Inside the flavorful world of Carne Asada fries

Carne Asada means grilled meat in Spanish, but it is so much more than that. This dish is a pillar of Mexican cuisine that has satisfied meat lovers for generations. Authentic Mexican restaurants both north and south of the border have gotten creative with this tender steak dish, making new combinations of savory goodness, such…
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