Del Taco Celebrates 50 Years

Del Taco is celebrating 50 years of serving fresh Mexican and American favorites. Ed Hackbarth opened the first Del Taco in Barstow, California, in 1964. He had a menu of 19 cent tacos, tostadas, fries, and 24 cent cheeseburgers. Beginning June 19th, Del Taco will honor its golden anniversary with the return of three beloved, classic menu items, available for a limited time;  bun taco, small taco salad, and orange shake.  In addition, Del Taco is celebrating its 50th anniversary by having … [Read more...]

Black Bean Enchiladas

My husband and I love Tex Mex and since we live outside of San Antonio we have so many places to choose from to eat at, but on this day I decided to save money and create my own Tex Mex dish. We are striving to eat healthier each day so I decided to put a healthy spin on a Tex Mex dish and make Black Bean Enchiladas. Not only are they delicious and simple to make, but the are pretty healthy.  If I had corn I would have added it for a touch of sweetness. In addition, I would have like to … [Read more...]

Comal County Tacos

Every now and then my husband and I just like to drive! We pile into the car with no where in our mind to go and we drive to see what discovery we can make. One Saturday morning after we got our standard Sonic teas we were driving down Highway 46 and saw a little taco shop called Comal County Tacos. We pulled into the tiny parking lot to get a closer look. The first thing we noticed was how crowded it was. There were several cars constantly going in and out of the parking lot and the building … [Read more...]

Marianitos Extreme Tex Mex Grill

When our family first moved to San Antonio three years ago we were amazed by the food selection that this great city had to offer. This city had fabulous Mexican food, BBQ, awesome burgers and so much more. Having watched many food challenge episodes on the Travel Channel and Food Network we discovered that San Antonio had quite a bit of restaurants that were highlighted on these shows. One San Antonio restaurant that caught our attention was Marianitos Extreme Tex Mex Grill; home of the 7 Pound … [Read more...]