Why Tex-Mex Food is Good for Your Love Life

Posted in Holidays, Mexican Food Recipes

Valentine’s Day is just couple of weeks away! It’s a day for lovers – and for lovers of Tex-Mex food. There is no better place to go on Valentine’s Day than a Tex-Mex restaurant, no better thing to do at home than make a Tex Mex meal with your sweetheart.

Making a Great Tex Mex Burrito

Posted in Mexican Food Recipes

Burritos are one of the most satisfying of foods (in our humble opinion). They can provide a hearty meal of shredded beef, chicken or even rice and beans. The also provide some vegetables in the form of lettuce and tomatoes and some very rib-sticking satisfaction with cheese. A salsa. Let’s not forget the salsa!

Keep Your Weight Loss Resolution: Eat Tex Mex

Posted in Healthy Eating, Holidays

The top New Year’s resolution each year tends to be to lose weight/get healthy. There’s an easy to way to keep this resolution in 2015: eat more Tex Mex food! Before you place your hands on your face as you gasp in horror (“Tex Mex healthy? Lose weight? Why it’s laden with sauces and cheeses and the tortilla chips and …

Easy-to-Make Tex Mex Dishes

Posted in Food and Fun, Mexican Food Recipes

Tex Mex food generally is very easy to make. At perhaps its simplest, put some ground beef, chopped lettuce and cut up tomatoes in a hard or soft tortilla and you have a great hard or soft taco! If you want something different, it won’t take all that much more effort to make another tpe of Tex Mex dish. We …

Fun Mexican Dishes to Serve at Your Wedding

Posted in Weddings

June is the month for weddings. TheKnot.com reports that June, August, September, and October are the most popular months for marriages. So whether you’re getting married this month, in August or in the fall, Mattito’s offers some fun Mexican dishes you may want to consider serving at your wedding reception. Get the party started off in a very festive way …

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo in Texas

Posted in Holidays, News & Events

Texas has historically close ties to Mexico so it’s natural that Cinco de Mayo celebrations in the Lonestar State celebrates this popular holiday commemorating Mexico’s military victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War in 1861-1867. It’s a relatively minor holiday in Mexico, but it’s become a whopping excuse for celebration in the U.S., particularly in …

How the Taco Became an American Staple

Posted in Food and Fun

Tacos are as ubiquitous around the United States as, well, Taco Bell. (We won’t go here about whether or not a Taco Bell taco is a real taco: that is a discussion we will not join….) According to Jeffrey M. Pilcher, a University of Minnesota professor of history who has studied the history and politics of Mexican food, the taco’s …