How to Get Spring Break Ready with Tex-Mex

Posted in Food and Fun

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Spring has sprung, and that means that Spring Break is right around the corner. While many folks will be heading out of town for some well-deserved rest and relaxation, others will be enjoying a “staycation” right here in the DFW metroplex. Staying at home doesn’t necessarily mean that you can’t have fun with friends and family, though—especially if you host …

Which is Healthier? Margarita on the Rocks, Frozen Sangria Swirl, or Beer?

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Alright, cards on the table: how many folks made a new year’s resolution to “be healthier” in 2018? We’re willing to bet at least some of our readers made such a pledge on January 1st. To be fair, it’s not a bad goal—it’s just a bit vague. For example, when you say you want to be healthier, do you mean …

This History of Tequila

Posted in History

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Where did tequila come from? If your immediate answer to that question is “Mexico,” then you’re correct. However, for many Tex-Mex connoisseurs, that single-word response is the extent of our knowledge about tequila’s origins. This drink, which can be enjoyed in shot form or as an ingredient in a variety of different cocktails, has a surprisingly rich backstory. Here’s the …

The Best Twists on Margaritas

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Is there any beverage that screams Tex-Mex louder than a margarita? Whether your preference is frozen or on the rocks, salt or no salt, by the glass or by the pitcher, there’s just something about a margarita that makes great food taste even better. But just because traditional margaritas are delectable doesn’t mean that they can’t be improved upon, and …

Sunday Brunch and Champagne — What More Can You Ask?

Posted in Family dining

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When we have a hungry group to feed and we’re looking for a little bit of everything, we always go to Mattitos for Sunday brunch. Served buffet style from 10am to 2pm, it features a full menu from traditional American breakfast foods like omelets and waffles to Tex-Mex choices like enchiladas and fajitas. Sometimes we have trouble choosing between saving …

Gotta Love Tequila!

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We here at Mattitos love helping people plan party banquets. We also love tequilla. Or at least serving tequila! This favorite Mexican drink is just one of the many benefits of throwing a party the Mattitos way! Each of our restaurants has an excellent banquet room that is available to rent for the day. Our excellent Tex-Mex menu is fit …

Frosty Margaritas For Fall

Posted in Holidays

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The changing of the seasons is a great time to sit down with some old friends and some new frosty margaritas. Legend has it that margaritas were invented in the fall. Of course the idea of a cool refreshing drink was first thought of during the blistering heat of summer, but it took the entire summer to conduct endless hours …