The Ultimate Fiesta Party Food UNLEASHED!

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Rain or shine, our appetite for the most colorful, craveable Fiesta cuisine carries on. We’re hungry for it all!

Savor the only full week of events and happenings on this 126th Anniversary with authentic Mexican street foods – fabulous additions for any fiestas of your own. ūüėČ We’ve even included a couple of our favorite dressings and sauces for good measure…a MUST!

 

Get Saucy:

Pico de Gallo from the pros at La Fonda on Main. Fire-roasted roma tomatoes and serrano chiles, diced white onion, cilantro and plenty of lime juice:

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Chimichurri that rivals any out of Argentina! Use on a number of grilled meats during a Night In Old San Antonio:

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Nacho Needs:

Scoop up these cheesy Fiesta Flats with seasoned ground beef, melted American cheese, cilantro and your favorite salsa:

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The legend lives on with this molten mix from Don Strange. Grilled White Wing Nachos with grilled chicken (or quail), pickled jalape√Īo, bacon and chile con queso:

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Two classical variations from our friends at La Fogata…

Al Pastor Nachos¬†bulging with seasoned pork steak, refried beans, Mozzarella, avocado, jalape√Īo, diced pineapple:

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Or Shrimp Nachos topped with tomato, onion, avocado, chipotle pepper and sour cream:

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On a Stick:

Fiesta-inspired Fajita Wraps; ready-to-cook flour tortillas loaded with beef fajita meat, bell peppers, onion, red pepper, guacamole and sour cream:

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Poblano & Queso Flautas¬†with¬†poblano peppers, Panela cheese, Mexican crema fresca, taqueria salsa–all wrapped inside warm white corn tortillas:

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Sizzling sirloin, marinated and cooked over hot charcoal fire. These NIOSA Anticuchos come plated with sliced tomato, white onion and fresh avocado:

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Elote (Mexican Grilled Street Corn) lightly charred, then brushed with chipotle crema and sprinkled generously with queso fresco:

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Simple Sides:

This Orange and Jicama Salad dazzles! As a festive side salad it works just as well with tangerines, in combination with pineapple, jicama, red & green bell peppers, cilantro, red onion and lime juice:

Orange and Jicama Salad

 

Nibble on Nopalitos Рsliced cactus salad with tomato, onion, serrano peppers, queso fresco, cilantro and lime. Serve refrigerated with corn fritters or tortillas:

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Specialties:

My oh my! Southern dry rubbed BBQ Brisket Tacos with creamy apple slaw and smoky roasted peach bbq sauce:

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Cured’s¬†Sweet & Spicy Cabrito Sliders¬†on slider buns with pickled cucumber:

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Alamo Beer Smoked Turkey Legs made with local favorites Alamo Golden Ale & Texas Black Gold Garlic, plus mayo:

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Bacon fans, these Cherrywood Smoked Bacon Quesadillas come with an incredibly fresh Gala Apple Salsa:

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Chicken Mole Tamales (Tamal Oaxaque√Īo) wrapped in banana leaves from Chef Johnny Hernandez at La Gloria:

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Sangriaaa:

Los Barrios’¬†Traditional Sangria¬†calls for red wine, lemon-lime soda, orange juice, lime juice, sugar and applesauce. Add in thinly sliced orange, lime and apple – the best part:

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This just in…original recipe Sangria from¬†M√°laga Tapas & Bar. Theirs adds brandy and Cointreau liqueur to the mix. Enough for 8!

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Serve my Lavender-Scented Sangria over ice. Featuring my favorite bottled sangria, Eppa SupraFruta, along with club soda, water, sugar and lavender:

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This¬†Pineapple Sake Sangria¬†has some bite! Water, sugar, pineapple juice, dry filtered sake, pineapple slices and jalape√Īo:

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The Grand Finale:

Decorate this scrumptious Italian Cream Cake any way you please. Ours was made especially with Fiesta in mind:

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The finest Fiesta Dessert Nachos you’ll find this side of the border! Bu√Īuelo chips (cinnamon-sugar crisps) drizzled in caramel, chocolate syrup and sprinkled with chopped toasted pecans:

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