Real Authentic Mexican Food in Fort Worth, Texas

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4 Delicious Differences Between Authentic Mexican Food and Tex-Mex

Though Tex-Mex is delicious in its own right, there’s just something about authentic Mexican food which satisfies the soul. However, it can be difficult to determine which restaurants are serving up the real deal and which ones are taking their inspiration from common North American ingredients. It turns out that many of the Mexican dishes, which diners know and love, …


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The Corn Tortilla: Mexican Food with a History

Most people are familiar with the tortillas from the grocery store. But fresh corn tortillas – now, those are something truly special. To discover where corn tortillas started, head back through the eons to Mesoamerica in 2000 B.C.E., where the Maya began building their intricate society. Corn was a staple of their culture. They planted it, nurtured it, worshipped it, …


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An Authentic Mexican Restaurant Tour of the United States

When you’re hungry for traditional Mexican food from recipes handed down through generations, you want an authentic Mexican restaurant. There are 54,000 Mexican restaurants in the United States, but not all of them serve authentic food. To spare your taste buds – and your wallet – from the task of weeding the bad from the good, we’ve rounded up ten …


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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 …