June 2018

The History of the Taco: Part One: Origins

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

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 [...]

May 2018

September 2017

July 2017

What Do You Actually Know About Tequila?

2018-12-28T16:53:57+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 [...]

May 2017

Why Do We Celebrate Cinco de Mayo?

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

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 [...]

February 2017

The History of the Tortilla

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

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, [...]

December 2016

Why Do We Love Spicy Food?

2017-06-06T14:06:44+00:00

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 [...]

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