Eat, Drink, and Be Merry: Cocktail Combinations for Brunch

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bloody mary

One of the main reasons that Mattito’s truly loves brunch is because the food and drink options are nearly endless. You’re able to order breakfast or lunch entrées, and while non-alcoholic thirst-quenchers are always available, diners are allowed—even encouraged!—to “have a drink” during daylight hours.

Best Beverages for Cooling Your Tongue After a Spicy Bite of Food

Posted in Family dining


Let’s be honest: if you’re not a fan of spicy food, then the thought of trying a new Tex-Mex entrée can be a bit…intimidating. Tex-Mex comes in all different flavors and temperatures, but its reputation for heat is often what sticks out in people’s minds. In fact, this distinction is enough to make some folks cling to what they know …

Essential Cooking Tools for Making Tex-Mex at Home

Posted in Tex Mex Recipes

hot fajitas pan

If you love to cook, then chances are, you’ve fantasized—at least once—about having an enormous, extensively-stocked kitchen with every tool that a chef could ever need (or want). Some dishes are difficult, frustrating, or even impossible to make without the right equipment, and many others can be improved exponentially when certain utensils enter the fray. Tex-Mex cuisine is no exception …

Dog Friendly Restaurants in DFW

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dog friendly patio

If you work during the day and own a dog, you’re probably used to coming home in the afternoon or evening and being greeted by your canine companion. After hours apart, dogs tend to be genuinely happy and relieved to see their owners, and they’re not afraid to show it! It’s not uncommon, then, for people to feel guilty about …

Chorizo: Your New Favorite Tex Mex Brunch Entree

Posted in Tex Mex Recipes


Like avocados, chorizo is one of those Tex-Mex staples that has seemingly surged in popularity in the last few years. Every day, more and more people are trying chorizo for the first time and discovering that they love it, but the dish’s funny-sounding name and interesting texture can lead to confusion—sometimes with hilarious results.

Avoiding "Avocado hand": avocados and Kitchen Safety

Posted in Food and Fun


Folks, it’s high time that we discuss a health hazard that’s currently plaguing our country. We typically try to keep things light-hearted on this blog, but we cannot remain silent any longer. As uncomfortable as it may be to talk about, we must acknowledge the dreaded…Avocado Hand.

Bringing Tex Mex to Your Home

Posted in Family dining

tex mex food delivery

Not too long ago, this blog shared some recipes for classic Tex-Mex dishes. While we hope that our list inspired some of our readers to try their hand at Tex-Mex cooking, we fully understand that not everyone has the means, energy, or desire to do so. Well, if you happen to fall into the latter category, today’s post is for …

Dining Tex-Mex When You Have Dietary Restrictions

Posted in Healthy Eating


No matter what kind of food you’re craving, eating out when you have dietary restrictions can be tough. Allergies, intolerances, ethical concerns—whatever the problem is, finding foods that you can safely and happily enjoy may require you to do extra research, ask questions, and/or make plans in advance. Fortunately, Tex-Mex has something for everyone, and that includes people who have …

Weekends are Made for Brunchers

Posted in Tex Mex Recipes

brunch alcohol

Dear Readers, today’s post must begin with a confession: Mattito’s is an avid supporter of brunch. Eating brunch, making brunch plans, the whole concept of brunch…we love it. But does that news really surprise anyone? After all, it’s very hard for a person to actively dislike brunch. Not when it comes with the following perks, anyway: