April 2018

Is an Avocado a Fruit or a Vegetable?

2018-03-29T09:27:47+00:00

Avocados have become very popular over the past couple decades and have made their way into American diets. Avocados are delicious in salads, on tacos, and as guacamole. They are typically seen as playing a vegetable role in many dishes [...]

March 2018

February 2018

January 2018

Delicious Mexican Winter Time Cookies

2017-12-08T15:02:21+00:00

Mexican wedding cookies, also known as polvorones, have long been a large part of Mexican food and culture. In fact, they are also common among many other cultures. You may have heard of Russian tea cakes or Finnish butter strips [...]

December 2017

Your Guide to Mexican Hot Sauce

2017-11-29T12:03:57+00:00

In Mexico, bottled hot sauce is used in everyday cooking from street food and Mexican restaurants to homemade cuisine. It is so versatile that the possibilities are endless. If you crave a little spice in your life, Chapala’s is here [...]

November 2017

October 2017

An Ultimate Guide to Chile Peppers

2017-09-14T10:27:33+00:00

At Chapala Mexican Restaurant, we love providing some insight into Mexican cuisine and culture. Chile peppers have been a part of Mexican cuisine since the beginning as Mesoamericans began domesticating peppers around 6,000 years ago. A pepper’s heat or spiciness [...]

September 2017

August 2017

A Guide to Eating Low-Carb Mexican Food

2017-09-27T17:01:03+00:00

If you are on a low-carbohydrate diet, then you know very well that foods such as tortillas, beans, and rice are a no-go. Since these are often staple ingredients for many Mexican dishes, low-carb dieters may be deterred and avoid [...]

July 2017

What Do You Actually Know About Tequila?

2017-06-27T12:24:18+00:00

As your favorite local Mexican restaurant, we know a thing or two about tequila. That being said, there are a few things about tequila that may surprise you. For those of you curious about this special spirit, here’s the rundown [...]

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