1. The Health Benefits of Authentic Mexican Food

    January is the time for many of us to let go of unhealthy habits we acquired during the holiday season and to “start” over by eating healthy, exercising, and avoiding unhealthy ingredients in our diet. Often as a result, we no longer feel that eating out is an option because it seems that all take-out and food delivery is unhealthy, fattening food. In many cases, yes, that is correct. However,…Read More

  2. Beer & Mexican Food Pairings You’ll Love

    Welcome back to the El Charrito blog! In our last blog post, we discussed wine pairing and Mexican food and gave you some suggestions for creating winning combinations. Today, we wanted to write a quick post for the beer connoisseurs! One of the simplest ways to choose the perfect beer for your favorite dish is to classify the dish.  Creamy Food If you are enjoying a deliciously cheesy dish or on…Read More

  3. It’s Time For a Wine Night & Mexican Food

    With the pandemic still in full swing after what feels like years, many of us are looking for new ways to enjoy life and keep it interesting. The same is true for what we eat. Though some people have fully embraced the at-home chef life, others are bored with their options. No matter what group you fall into, today we are offering you an opportunity to try something new: wine and Mexican food pair…Read More

  4. 3 Ways You Can Enjoy El Charrito

    When you’re in the mood for Mexican food, there is little else that can satisfy the craving than finding the nearest restaurant or most convenient means for acquiring food to satisfy your craving. At El Charrito, we make it easy for you to get the burritos and other delicious eats you crave. Learn about how you can enjoy the best Mexican food near you!  Order Online For the first time, El Charr…Read More

  5. A Short History About the Breakfast Burrito

    If you’ve been a fan of our authentic Mexican restaurant for a while, you know that when it comes to making tasty burritos, we aren’t messing around. We have won awards multiple times for our tasty concoctions and have become a destination in the Monterey area for Mexican food. However, we aren’t just serving crave-worthy food for lunch and dinner. We are also serving up breakfast burritos t…Read More

  6. Mexican Food Delivery: Ordering For a Date

    El Charrito has always been in the business of satisfying Salinas’ cravings for delicious Mexican food. Whether it be providing tasty breakfast burritos to help you start your morning off right, enjoying a zesty break midday, or ending the day on a high note with delicious spicy dinner from El Charrito, we are here for you. We can make sure no matter how you want to enjoy Mexican food delivery t…Read More

  7. Date Night With Delivery Tips

    No matter where you live  — whether it’s in Salinas or elsewhere near Monterey — you, like the rest of the country, have been housebound for months. The list of activities that you aren’t already bored of is growing shorter by the day. Life feels like a drag, and making date nights special is becoming harder.  With this in mind, El Charrito is taking it upon ourselves to provide some dat…Read More

  8. Why Spicy Food Can Be Healthy For You

    Spicy food is known in the states to be an extremely divisive subject. I mean you either like it or you don’t. While a vast majority of the world uses spice in their food to a great degree, the United States has strayed away from it and when they do, it is not always the spiciest of things. Mexican food, on the other hand, has a long-standing tradition with using spicy peppers to bring out the f…Read More

  9. Things You Might Not Know About Mexican Food

    Food, like anything else, changes over time, is influenced by other cultures, and has its own interesting history. Today on on the El Charrito blog, we are going to share with you a few lesser-known facts about Salinas’ favorite cuisine.  Stick around to learn more and be sure to come down to El Charrito, your nearby authentic Mexican restaurant in Salinas. We would love to treat your taste bud…Read More

  10. How Much Do You Know About Margaritas?

    Mexican food and margaritas go together like peanut butter and jelly and it’s easy to taste why. The margarita provides a lovely plethora of complimenting flavors to your entree of choice whether that be a taco on Taco Tuesday or a tasty burrito from your best local Mexican restaurant El Charrito. Though we don’t sell alcohol at our authentic Mexican restaurant, we are definitely fans of the d…Read More