5 Amigo Dishes You Should Try
If you’re a Chattanooga local, odds are you’re an Amigos fan too. Delicious, authentic Mexican food, drink deals, happy hour steals– where the cheese dip flows freely and Dollar Taco Mondays are the highlight of an otherwise tough day. When you frequent a local restaurant, it’s easy to slip into a comfortable ordering routine. After […]
Taco Bout It
You know you’ve searched for it… don’t even try to deny it. “Best tacos near me” has graced your Google search bar, and you know it in your heart of taco-lovin’ hearts. But if you live in the Chattanooga area, you also know that Amigo Mexican Restaurant has you covered when in the throws of […]
Thirteen Ways to Eat Queso: Number 9 Will Surprise You!
Spanish for “cheese,” queso is common in Mexican dishes. Queso Fresco (“fresh cheese”) is perfect for Mexican cooking because the milkiness that comes from being made from raw cow milk offsets the heat from spices. That quality also balances the richness of other dishes, activities, and matters of serenity. 1. Fill a Piñata with Queso! Traditionally […]
Celebrating Mexican Christmas Food and Holiday Traditions
Christmas is a time when we gather with friends and family to give thanks for our blessings and reconnect, usually around the dinner table and while observing annual traditions kept alive from generation to generation. With the holiday season just ahead, we take a look at Mexican Christmas traditions and traditional Mexican holiday dishes. Fun […]
Tequila or Mezcal? Know the Difference for Happy Hour Chattanooga
A staple at our Chattanooga Happy Hour – or any Mexican bar or restaurant, really — is some variation of cocktail with Tequila as the main ingredient (margarita, Bloody Mary, Tequila Sunrise, etc.). We celebrate this great spirit as we near National Tequila Day on July 24th. Another choice gaining ground in American bars and […]
How to Eat Healthy at Chattanooga Mexican Restaurants
It’s May, so that diet you vowed to follow in January may be long forgotten by now. If not, good for you! For others, keeping things like sugar in moderation is a must if eating out with diabetes or similar conditions. For those of you wanting to eat out lighter fare so you can look good on […]
Chattanooga Mexican Restaurants: Some Like It Hot… And Spicy!
If your attitude about Mexican food is “the hotter the better!”, this article is for you! We’re going to suggest some of the boldest dishes you can find at Chattanooga Mexican Restaurants. Technically, “spicy” is not a taste. Yes, you heard me right! Spiciness is actually a form of pain, and spicy foods contain chemicals that […]
Santa Wants Amigos This Christmas
Forget the cookies and milk, leave Santa the gift that’s on the top of his list… Amigos! Stand out from the crowd of sugar cookies and leave the big guy a special Christmas treat. Queso Dip Snow isn’t Santa’s favorite white stuff… queso is! It’s rich, warm, creamy, and the perfect midnight snack for Santa. […]
Dia de los Muertos
Question: What do marigolds, butterflies, and skulls have in common? You guessed it – Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos! Here are 10 fun facts about Dia de los Muertos you should know. It is thought that this observed holiday was inherited by the Aztecs in ancient Mesoamerica. The holiday is on November […]
How Well Do You Guac?
¡Hola, amigos! Guess what this Saturday is?? It’s one of our favorite holidays of the year! No, not Cinco de Mayo, though we love it too. Okay, we’ll go ahead and give you a hint. It starts with guaca- and ends with -mole. Yep, it’s National Guacamole Day and we couldn’t be more ready! We’re […]