The word for “beer” in Spanish is “cerveza.” If you go to Mexico, the slang word is “chela.” Now if you want to say “cold beer,” you say “una chela helada.” Over time, the combination of that phrase became MICHELADA and somewhere in there, they also added hot sauce and lots of … [Read more...]
Whether you're looking for refreshing drinks to cool you down in the summer, or hot drinks to warm you up in the winter, these Mexican drinks are sure to hit the spot.
I wanted a burger. That’s it. You know when you get that craving for a juicy, meaty burger and fries? It happens more often than I would like to admit... When I stumbled upon Eureka in the Paseo Nuevo shopping area, I expected burgers not a lengthy whiskey menu. After all, I … [Read more...]
Cinco de Mayo is coming up. The truth is: Mexicans like any excuse to get together, eat good food, and throw a big party. That’s definitely not a bad thing. I remember being a kid and going to parties. At Americans parties, people hang out for a couple of hours, then they go … [Read more...]
Disclosure: I received a box of goodies from BevMo for editorial consideration. It’s Easter time! Things have changed a lot since I was a kid and celebrating Easter. I grew up with two wonderful parents who are not Americans. Our Mexican traditions are mainly based on … [Read more...]