Real Authentic Mexican Food in Fort Worth, Texas

Authentic Mexican Menus: Decoded

Authentic Mexican Menus, Decoded

Truly authentic Mexican food is an important feature of the menu at Benito’s Mexican Restaurant. In order to make your experience as genuine as possible, we use many Spanish words that are often used when referring to traditional Mexican food. In this article, we translate many of these Spanish words for native English speakers. In addition, we give a brief …


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Great Picnic Spots Near Benito’s

The sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, and it’s a great day for a picnic. You don’t have to bother with packing a cooler or relying on boring sandwiches and bags of chips. Instead, head over to Benito’s where you can pick up your choice of delicious Mexican dishes, hot and ready to enjoy, and carry them to one …


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Mexican Fish Dishes You’ll Love

Most people don’t immediately think of fish as traditional Mexican food, but they should. With two coasts and over 6,000 miles of shoreline encompassing four bodies of water—the Sea of Cortez, the Pacific Ocean, and both Caribbean and Gulf shores – it’s no wonder that fish often appears on tables throughout Mexico. Fish—An Authentic Mexican Food Mariscos, meaning seafood or …


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A Brief History of Authentic Mexican Food in the United States

Nachos, quesadillas, and tacos: These are pretty common foods to find on menus at most restaurants. But have you ever wondered how these restaurant favorites came to be so popular across our country? It’s a long story – as long as the United States’ relationship with Mexico. Depending on the dish, you could find history stretching from before Texas was …


Fun Guacamole Recipes to Try at Home

Fun Guacamole Recipes You Can Make at Home

Benito’s Restaurant in Fort Worth’s Near Southside neighborhood offers bowls of pure guacamole delight. If you want to try making your own version of this Mexican restaurant staple at home, here are a few interesting recipes to get you started. Alton Brown’s Tried and True Guacamole TV chef Alton Brown is known for exploring the science behind cooking. His recipes …


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Why We Love the Near Southside Neighborhood in Fort Worth

Here in the Near Southside Neighborhood of Fort Worth, you can find everything you need for a fun day out on the town. It’s a tight-knit, eclectic neighborhood that just keeps growing, and we’re happy to be a part of it here at Benito’s! Going shopping? You will find plenty of stores with quaint stock. Need a bite? The restaurants …


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How to Throw a Mexican Fiesta at Home

No matter what you are celebrating, a Mexican fiesta is a fun party theme for everyone. From the décor to the food, the details aren’t what is important with this party. Instead, focus on how everything feels by creating a light atmosphere that invites laughter and fun. Here are some ideas for how to create the perfect party with a …


Peppers Used in Mexican Cuisine

A Guide to Peppers Used in Mexican Cuisine

Entering a Mexican restaurant, your sense of smell is hit with exciting, make-your-stomach-growl scents. The delectable smell of tortillas, juicy meats, and spicy peppers is enough to make anyone hungry right away. But those peppers, like olives or onions, are a hotly debated food preference for most people. Whether you love or hate the heat of spicy food, take some …


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5 Mexican Holidays to Look Forward to in 2018

The holidays celebrated in Mexico are a little different from the ones you’re used to in the U.S. Sure, people there observe religious holidays like Easter and popular holidays like New Year’s Eve. But, they also have their own cultural and national celebrations stemming from Mexico’s unique history and traditions. Here are some interesting Mexican holidays to look forward to …