Real Authentic Mexican Food in Fort Worth, Texas

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A Guide to Mexican Beans & Bean Dishes

There is a certain type of hunger that can only be satisfied by eating Mexican food. Across the world, there are authentic Mexican restaurants that have taken some of Mexican culture’s most famous dishes and ingredients and cooked their ways into customers’ stomachs and hearts. One thing that can be intimidating when going to eat is trying to choose from …


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Flan in Mexico: What Is It and Where Does It Come From?

At Benito’s Mexican restaurant, we ‘re pretty positive that no meal is complete without dessert. Sure, we’re famous for the authentic Mexican food featured in our entrees, as well our as irresistible margaritas. But, we know that a sweet, indulgent dessert needs to also be on the menu! Thus, we perfected our own version of the famous Mexican flan, which …


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Great Summertime Mexican Vacations

Mexico is a beautiful country with many beaches to visit and cities to explore. Thus, it’s often one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, especially because the temperature is so ideal during the summer months. In this article, we discuss 3 Mexican cities that you can plan your vacation around, emphasizing local Mexican restaurants that feature some of …


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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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 …


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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What Are Flautas, and How Are They Made?

Flautas are a crowd-pleasing Mexican dish that can be made many different ways. “Flautas” is Spanish for “flutes.” If you’ve ever had this cuisine at a Mexican restaurant, you’ll immediately understand why. Flautas are made from tortillas that are filled and then rolled up and fried. The result: a long, thin, flute-shaped roll that’s extra-crispy and bursting with a savory, …