1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Why A Breakfast Burrito Is the Best Way to Start the Day

    Whether you are an early riser who likes to watch the sunrise or you're a night owl who likes to stay up and start your day late, breakfast is always a great way to begin your day — with a breakfast burrito as the best way to break your fast. If you haven’t tasted the deliciousness that is a breakfast burrito you may be wondering why we’re dedicating an entire blog post to this flavorful mea…Read More

  4. How Much Do You Know About Tortillas

    Tortillas have made their way into our hearts and our minds and aren’t going anywhere, anytime soon. From being a part of all of our favorite Mexican food dishes to being the base of Napoleon Dynamite’s favorite meal — “a dang quesadilla” — tortillas are a staple of our diets in Salinas and the Monterey area. If you are like most, you probably enjoy a tortilla with your meal or by itse…Read More

  5. Are You Salsaholic?

    Do you love salsa as much as we do? Do you have a salsa preference for each of your favorite Mexican food dishes? Whether you could school us on your salsa- knowledge, or you are just beginning your salsa obsession, today’s blog is dedicated to one of the staples of all of the best Mexican food. If you are craving mouthwatering eats, instead of searching “best Mexican food near me,” come vis…Read More