June 2018

The History of the Taco: Part One: Origins

2018-12-28T16:53:55-08:00

Tacos have been a staple in Mexican cuisine for much of recent history and have even gained what could be considered a cult following in the past several years. The origins of this tasty Mexican dish are a bit hazy [...]

The History of the Taco: Part One: Origins2018-12-28T16:53:55-08:00

May 2018

September 2017

How​ ​the​ ​Maya​ ​Civilization​ ​Influenced​ ​Today’s​ ​Mexican​ ​Food

2018-12-28T16:53:56-08:00

Mexican food has a long and rich history that has been influenced over the years by many different cultures. Much of traditional Mexican cuisine is influenced by the ancient Maya civilization and the native ingredients that were found and cultivated [...]

How​ ​the​ ​Maya​ ​Civilization​ ​Influenced​ ​Today’s​ ​Mexican​ ​Food2018-12-28T16:53:56-08:00

July 2017

What Do You Actually Know About Tequila?

2018-12-28T16:53:57-08:00

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 [...]

What Do You Actually Know About Tequila?2018-12-28T16:53:57-08:00

May 2017

Why Do We Celebrate Cinco de Mayo?

2018-12-28T16:53:58-08:00

Feliz Cinco de Mayo! At Chapala Mexican Restaurant, we appreciate all who celebrate this fantastic Mexican holiday. In honor of it, we thought we would share with you a little history about the origin of this festive day and why [...]

Why Do We Celebrate Cinco de Mayo?2018-12-28T16:53:58-08:00

February 2017

The History of the Tortilla

2018-12-28T16:53:58-08:00

At Chapala Mexican Restaurant, we cherish our cultural heritage and are proud of its contributions to the world. The tortilla is one of them! The tortilla is unarguably a staple item used in many iconic Mexican foods. Whether it’s tacos, [...]

The History of the Tortilla2018-12-28T16:53:58-08:00

December 2016

Why Do We Love Spicy Food?

2017-06-06T14:06:44-07:00

As a Mexican restaurant in Eugene, we thought we would share with you some background on spicy food and reasons why people love it so much. Mexican cuisine has a distinct flavor that many recognize and love. One of the major [...]

Why Do We Love Spicy Food?2017-06-06T14:06:44-07:00