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An Almost Foolproof Way to Perfect Menudo

Menudo or pancita is a traditional Mexican dish made with beef stomach, or tripe, in a broth with a red chili pepper base. (You can find the recipe at Read the rest of this entry »

In Honor of St. Patrick’s Day: A Tex-Mex Stew

Ireland is famous the world over for its Irish stew, a traditional folk dish. There is some disagreement over the required ingredients, but it usually consists of lamb, potatoes, carrots, onions, and parsley. People began cooking the dish back around 1800. Read the rest of this entry »

Why the Difference Between Tex-Mex and Cal-Mex Food Matters

Of course it does! If you live in California, you know the best Mexican food is in the Golden State. And if you live in Texas, you are just as convinced that the best Tex-Mex food comes from the Lone Star State.

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How to Transition to Hotter Tex-Mex Dishes

Some people love Tex-Mex food but have trouble handling the spicier stuff like chili peppers. This bothers them because they know that the hotter foods can really add to the taste and overall eating experience of Tex-Mex. So, the question is, how do they get used to eating spicier foods? Here are a few ideas from food experts.

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The way to eat more Tex-Mex in 2017 is to mix things up. Get some variety into your Tex-Mex menu by trying new versions of old favorites and experimenting with different dishes. And don’t just stick to the main course. Try out different Tex-Mex soups, salads, appetizers and desserts. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Pieces of Tex-Mex Wisdom to Help You in 2017

There are certain things that every wise Tex-Mex lover knows about how to eat Tex-Mex. It is a wisdom that comes from long experience, from cooking many Tex-Mex meals and visiting many Tex-Mex restaurants. Here is a little bit of that wisdom to help you along in the New Year. Read the rest of this entry »

December 3 is National Apple Pie Day: Tex-Mex Apple Pies

You can’t get more American than apple pie. But if you are looking for something a little different to celebrate National Apple Pie Day on December 3, you can try a Tex-Mex version of this American staple. It’s just as delicious as the ones grandma used to make. Read the rest of this entry »

We Give Thanks

This is the time of year for giving thanks, and we at Mattito’s have a lot to be thankful for. Here is a short list of some of the things for which we are grateful.

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In case you didn’t know, November 6 is a very important day for Tex-Mex food lovers everywhere. It is National Nachos Day! And who doesn’t love nachos? Even the President of the United States is a nachos lover. He says that if you put a plate of nachos in front of him, he would eat them until guacamole is coming out of his eyeballs.

So, in honor of Nachos Day, and for nachos lovers everywhere, here are two nachos recipes.

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Here’s a nachos recipe from This recipe takes about 30 minutes of prep time and 20 minutes to cook. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Highly Annoying Habits of Lovers of Tex-Mex

We begin with a little story. Al lives in Michigan. He was born and raised there. He likes Mexican food, but he eats it just now and then. He likes Mexican just as he likes many other kinds of food.

A little further south we have Al’s good friend Ted, whom Al has known since college. Ted lives in Dallas. He was born and raised there. Ted, however, is a Tex-Mex fanatic. He loves Tex-Mex food. When Al goes to visit Ted, they naturally head out to Ted’s favorite Tex-Mex eatery.

Being a Tex-Mex lover, Ted has to do things a certain way when he eats Tex Mex food, behaviors Al finds for the most part amusing. But occasionally, the two will bicker a little because sometimes Ted can go a little too far, and Al gets a bit annoyed.

If you were to ask Al to list three things that perplex or annoy him about Ted’s Tex-Mex fanaticism, he would list the following:

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3102 Oaklawn Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 526-8181
6129 main street Frisco, TX 75034
(214) 872-3411 Hours: Mon-Thu 11:00am - 10:00pm Fri-Sat 11:00am - 11:00pm Categories: Mexican