el Restaurante Mexicano http://www.restmex.com/ El Restaurante Mexicano is a trade magazine for the Mexican/Latin restaurant industry in the United States and Canada. en-us Copyright 2012 Maiden Name Press Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:40:00 GMT Four Diamonds for De Rodriguez Latin Fusion For the second consecutive year, the prestigious AAA Four Diamond has been bestowed upon De Rodriguez Cuba in Miami, the only Latin restaurant on the exclusive list of the best restaurants in the country.

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The National Restaurant Show—just 3 weeks away! If you’ll be attending the National Restaurant Show May 17-20 at Chicago’s McCormick Place, please visit us in booth 5423, and be sure to see these el Restaurante advertisers who will be exhibiting:

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More Menus Feature Pork Pork was promoted for years as “the other white meat” to boost its exposure and dispel consumer perception that it’s too fatty. These days, pork is anything but “other” according to Technomic.

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Toolkit to Reduce Food Waste The Food Waste Reduction Alliance recently released its Best Practices and Emerging Solutions Toolkit as part of an effort to help the food industry reduce food waste.

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Mexican Sopes with Oaxaqueña Mole Amarillo Recipe for sopes with yellow mole

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Menu Masters Introduces Tabletop iPad® Digital Menu System at Dos Equis Explorers’ Lounge Menu Masters has introduced eTouchMenu interactive iPad® menus in two restaurants at Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport, including the Dos Equis Explorers’ Lounge.

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Salsa Recipes http://www.restmex.com/salsa-recipes/ http://www.restmex.com/salsa-recipes/ Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:02:52 GMT Salsa de Molcajete Recipe for salsa designed to be prepared tableside.

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Mexican Beer Imports Growing A recent study shows that Mexican imports account for two-thirds of leading imported beer brand volume. Corona is testing draft beer in some markets, and Heineken USA is introducing Desperados, beer aged in tequila barrels.

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Crepas con Salsa de Piña y Camote: Crepes with Pineapple and Sweet Potato Sauce Recipe for crepes with pineapple and sweet potato sauce

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Mission Foodservice and Sysco to Host “Lucha Libre” Wrestling Event During NRA If you think the pushing and shoving in the aisles at the National Restaurant Show gets crazy, imagine what will be going on in the ring when Mission and Sysco co-sponsor a Lucha Libre wrestling event!

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Agua de Tamarindo Recipe for agua de tamarindo

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Agua de Jamaica Recipe for agua de jamaica

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Agua de Horchata Recipe for horchata

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Bring Your Own Tequila Promo at Tacos Tequilas While waiting for its liquor license to come through, Tacos Tequilas in Chicago’s Avondale neighborhood is offering a Bring Your Own Tequila (BYOT) promotion. Customers can bring their favorite kind of tequila and purchase a carafe of mixer.

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Mexican Concepts Make “America’s 50 Best Casual Restaurants” List Four Mexican restaurants have made the list for "America's Best Casual Restaurants."

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Using the planet's most expensive ham to flavor liquor: Del Maguey Iberico mezcal Del Maguey has introduced a mezcal flavored with Iberico ham.

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Taco Bell Preps for Breakfast In anticipation of the the national launch of its breakfast menu on March 27, Taco Bell began mailing about 1,000 Samsung T404G phones from HipCricket to “superfans and influencers” on March 19.

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Dip in Alcohol Sales Sales of cocktails and other adult beverages have dipped in restaurants and bars, according to Technomic’s just-released Special Trends in Adult Beverage Report: 2014 State of the Industry.

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Avocado Frites Recipe for fried avocado slices with avocado aioli

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Casa Centinela Tequila Now Available in U.S. The Casa Centinela line, which includes Cabrito and Centinela tequilas, is now available in the United States.

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CUBANO SWEET POTATO TACOS Recipe for tacos made with sweet potatoes and ground beef

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Chipotle Sponsors Major League Soccer Chipotle Mexican Grill in partnership with Major League Soccer (MLS) today announced that Chipotle will be the Official Fast-Casual Mexican Restaurant of MLS and 12 MLS Clubs.

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Drinks Americas Expands Distribution of Brewed-in-Mexico Beers Drinks Americas, the U.S. broker for authentic Mexican beers, announced new partnerships that have expanded distribution of Mexicali Cerveza and Day of the Dead craft beer.

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Costillas de la Matanza: Matanza Ribs Recipe for ribs with cinnamon and sherry.

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Tetelas: Triangular Bean-Stuffed Pouches Recipe for pouches filled with black beans and queso fresco.

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Empanadas de Plátano Con Picadillo: Plantain Empanadas with Picadillo Plantain empanadas with shredded pork

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Plantain Soft Taco Tortillas Recipe for tortillas made with plantains

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Jerk Chicken Tacos with Caramelized Plantains, Poblano Peppers and Onions Recipe for tacos with chicken and plantains

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Postre de Plátanos con Crema Batida: Plantain Dessert with Whipped Cream Recipe for a plantain dessert

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Machuca de Plátano: Mashed Plantains Recipe for mashed plantains garlic and jalapenos

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Croquetas de Plátano Rellenos: Filled Plantain Croquettes Croquettes made with plantains and filled with black beans.

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Sopa de Plátano Yucateca: Yucatan Style Plantain Soup Soup featuring plantains, onions, carrots, and cilantro

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Fancy Food Show http://www.restmex.com/events/fancy-food-show/ http://www.restmex.com/events/fancy-food-show/ Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:52:49 GMT Expo Comida Latina http://www.restmex.com/events/expo-comida-latina_1/ http://www.restmex.com/events/expo-comida-latina_1/ Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:51:00 GMT Hispanic 360 Retail Summit http://www.restmex.com/events/hispanic-360-retail-summit/ http://www.restmex.com/events/hispanic-360-retail-summit/ Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:49:00 GMT Texas Restaurant Association Marketplace http://www.restmex.com/events/texas-restaurant-association-marketplace/ http://www.restmex.com/events/texas-restaurant-association-marketplace/ Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:47:00 GMT National Restaurant Show http://www.restmex.com/events/national-restaurant-show_1/ http://www.restmex.com/events/national-restaurant-show_1/ Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:45:00 GMT New England Food Show http://www.restmex.com/events/new-england-food-show_1/ http://www.restmex.com/events/new-england-food-show_1/ Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:44:00 GMT Midwest Foodservice Expo http://www.restmex.com/events/midwest-foodservice-expo/ http://www.restmex.com/events/midwest-foodservice-expo/ Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:43:00 GMT The Plantain: A Versatile Staple on Mexican Menus The plantain, called platoon macho in Mexico, had a long and colorful history before arriving on the country’s tropical shores, where it is now abundant. It is a vital ingredient in many Latin recipes today.

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Bodega Negra Makes U.S. Debut New York’s Dream Downtown luxury hotel is the new home of Bodega Negra, an offshoot of the popular London restaurant known for its menu of upscale Mexican fare.

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Café Rio Takes Home the Gold Congratulations to Café Rio Mexican Grill, which recently was named Sandelman & Associates Best Mexican Restaurant for 2013—the first time the restaurant has won the award.

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Barbakoa offers Latin Dinner, Cooking Class Series Executive Chef Dudley Nieto of Barbakoa restaurant in Downers Grove, Ill., is introducing diners to the cultural heritage of Brazil, Argentina and Peru through cooking class demonstrations and multi-course dinners scheduled to run through April.

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Alaska Fish Tacos with Citrus Salsa and Cabbage Slaw A taco recipe featuring halibut or cod and a tangy salsa

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Enchiladas de Mole Rojo: Red Enchiladas A recipe for enchiladas using red mole

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Land of the Seven Moles Oaxaca is the source of many classic Mexican tastes, from the rare chiles that build complex moles to rich Oaxacan chocolate to mezcal.

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Mole Rojo Oaxaqueno: Red Oaxacan Mole A recipe for mole made with ancho and mulato chiles.

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Mango Jalapeno Margarita A tasty margarita with zip

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A Recipe for Multi-Unit Success: Tips for operators hoping to expand Want to expand your restaurant to new locations? Here are five questions to ask before making the leap.

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