Best Mexican food in Aurora

The Gringo Breakfast

Generally, the term gringo refers to an individual, especially an American that isn’t Latino or Hispanic. In contrast, the Gringo Breakfast contains dishes a gringo would normally have but with a Mexican twist. For example, at El Chubby’s Mexican Restaurant, our Gringo Breakfast includes two eggs served with beans, one tortilla, three strips of bacon, and…
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Carne Asada Fries from El Chubbys

A tender trap for your taste buds!

Sorry if that song is rolling around in your head for the rest of the day – but it is a classic! So are a couple of tender treats that your taste buds will savor for flavor. Carne Asada Fries sees tender steak strips grilled with the joyful combination of jalapeño, onions, and tomatoes. An…
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Have you tried stuffed sopapillas?

A sopapilla is a deep-fried pastry, traditionally made with leavened wheat dough. It’s a popular Mexican pastry dish that is soft and chewy, and you can enjoy it as a main or side dish. Since sopapillas are deep-fried, they usually puff up, creating a hollow pocket at the center. At El Chubby’s Mexican Restaurant, instead…
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Best tamales

A bit about Tamales

Of course our tamales are fresh and delicious – but they’re not new! In terms of their back story we mean. Amazingly, their origins stretch back almost ten thousand years, to an area formed of parts of modern-day countries including Mexico, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, and others. It’s reckoned they have been popular here…
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Side dishes to enjoy with chips

Chips are a thinly sliced and fried snack that you can enjoy as a side dish or treat. However, you don’t have to eat your chips alone. You can have them with: Guacamole – this is a popular Mexican dip that contains avocado, onions, tomatoes, and cilantro. Having your chips with guacamole is a great…
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Best chiles rellenos

What makes Mexican food delicious?

Mexican dishes contain several fresh ingredients, spices, and herbs that make for savory and mouth-watering dishes that are truly delicious. Whether you want a crunchy breakfast to have while on the go or a filling and hearty dinner, Mexican food is your best choice. Mexican food is not only delicious, it’s also a must-have. From…
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Best burrito near me

How come it’s called a burrito?

Well, the real answer is that nobody knows for sure. But here’s a great possibility… Juan Méndez lived at the time of the Mexican revolution, in the early years of the last century. He sold tacos on the streets in Ciudad Juárez. When using a donkey to transport his food, he wrapped it in large…
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Fascinating facts about guacamole

The name itself comes from The Aztecs where āhuacamolli could be translated as avocado sauce. Avocados themselves have been cultivated by humans for more than 10,000 years and it’s believed that they were first grown in South Central Mexico. Around a century ago, they were often called the alligator pear; and imports to the US…
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Need a tasty side dish? Try popcorn chicken

Popcorn chicken is an exceptional side dish made with bite-sized pieces of chicken that are breaded and deep-fried. It is crisp on the outside but tender and soft on the inside, and you can have it with a dip of sour cream or guacamole. Some of the main dishes you can pair with popcorn chicken…
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