Ormond Beach Restaurant Blog

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Why Is Mexican Food So Popular?

Mexican food is immensely popular in the United States. While the close proximity to Mexico has something to do with it, there is a lot more to it than meets the eye. Obviously, Mexican food is delicious, but it’s also nutritious and budget friendly. At Agave Mexican Restaurant, we’re proud to serve your favorite meals on a daily basis. Here we’ll explain why you may feel drawn towards Mexican food.

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5 Reasons to Love Tacos More Than Ever

Tacos are one of the most popular foods at every Mexican restaurant, and for good reasons. At Agave, we love tacos, and our guests do, too. We can think of 5 reasons why tacos are the perfect food, but there are probably others, too. Of course, you don’t need a reason to eat tacos. Since they’re great for snacking, you don’t even have to be very hungry to enjoy them.

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What’s for Dinner at Agave Mexican Restaurant Tonight?

It can be difficult to decide what to order from our Ormond Beach restaurant, because there are so many options to choose from. Here we’ll explore some of our most popular platters and chef’s specials. Whether you’re in the mood for a taco, an enchilada, seafood, or salad, we have just the right dish for you on our menu. Below we’ll explore just a few of our tasty dishes and their ingredients.

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Have a Margarita in Ormond Beach, Florida!

Whether it’s the weekend and you’re enjoying your days off or it’s a random Tuesday night, you can come to Agave Mexican Restaurant for a great-tasting selection of margaritas. You can sit at the bar and watch us mix them fresh for you, or you can sit outside on our patio and enjoy the scenery. Margaritas can be enjoyed alone, but they’re even better when it’s party or informal get-together. You bring your friends, and we’ll provide the food, drinks, and atmosphere.

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Happy Hour Specials in Ormond Beach

Our restaurant is not just the place to go when you’re hungry. This is where the locals from Ormond Beach, Florida dine. At Agave Mexican Restaurant, we’re proud to have a nice place to spend the evening with friends or family. Whether you enjoy sitting outdoors on our patio or stick close to the bar, we’ll make sure you have your favorite beverages and delicious food all night long. Our great selection of foods and authentic Mexican cooking will keep you coming back for more. When you combine that with our happy hour specials, you have little reason to leave early.

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Where the Locals Dine in Ormond Beach

If you’re new to or just visiting Ormond Beach, Florida, you may not find the best restaurants right away. Whenever you look for great dining in any city, it’s always a good idea to find out where the locals are going. The best restaurants aren’t usually the national chains. Instead, you’ll want to frequent smaller, locally owned establishments like Agave Mexican Restaurant. If you’re looking for authentic Mexican food, you have certainly found the right place.

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The History of Tortillas, Tacos & More

Most people take the existence of tortillas for granted. They’re the wonderful clothing of flavorful Mexican food, including burritos, fajitas, and more. In fact, tortillas are such an important part of Mexican cuisine that you probably can’t picture the food without them. They are believed to have been part of the regular diet for thousands of years. Join us in learning more about their history here.

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A Quick Guide to Black, Pinto & Refried Beans

Beans are an important staple in Mexican food. Our dishes include a variety of black, pinto, and refried beans to add flavor and texture. You probably already know that beans are a great source of protein. They’re also a great option to enjoy meatless Mexican dishes if you prefer vegetarian foods. But do you know the difference between black and pinto beans? And are refried beans good for you despite the name? Keep reading to find out.

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Why We Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Agave Mexican Restaurant

If you believed that Cinco de Mayo was Mexican Independence Day, you would be wrong. Nevertheless, this day is a great reason to celebrate the Mexican heritage prevalent especially in the Southern regions of the United States. You don’t even have to go to Mexico to get great Mexican food. At Agave Mexican Restaurant, we have your favorite dishes on the menu, and plenty of margaritas and tequilas for, too.

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5 Ingredients Found in Almost Every Mexican Dish

Mexican cuisine includes a lot of delicious and healthy ingredients. Every dish includes fresh vegetables and herbs, which are the origins of the flavorful taste you have come to expect. While there is a lot of variety in the preparation of the different dishes, there are some ingredients that are so common that you can expect to see them in almost every dish. These ingredients include flour and corn tortillas, tomatoes, beans, avocadoes, and different types of cheese.

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How and Why Did Mexican Food Become Popular in America?

America is essentially a big melting pot of immigrants from all over the world. It’s not surprising that it also includes cuisine that originated in other countries. If you’re looking for a restaurant that serves something other than traditional American dishes, Mexican food is probably the easiest to find. This is especially the case as you get closer to the Southern border. But why and how did Mexican food become so popular?

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4 Top Mexican Dishes for Dinner

When you’re going out for dinner, Mexican food is an obvious choice. It’s delicious, it’s affordable, and it’s healthy. Mexican food also offers a wide selection, ensuring that you don’t have to eat the same meal each time. Of course, there are some top favorites you’ll want to eat over and over again, because they’re just that good. Here we discuss the top 4 choices and what makes them so popular.

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Why You Should Have Mexican Food on Valentine’s Day

It comes around every year, but yet Valentine’s Day can sneak up on you. The problem is that related candies and gifts show up in the stores weeks prior to the actual date. That means we just get used to them and don’t give them another thought. To ensure that you don’t have to get traditional flowers or chocolates for your sweetheart on the morning of February 14th, you should consider making a reservation at our Mexican restaurant instead. Here is why we think you should choose Mexican cuisine for that special occasion.

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How Christmas Is Celebrated in Mexico

Every culture celebrates different holidays. Even when the holiday is the same, the festivities vary across the world. Christmas in Mexico is also a little different from how people in the United States celebrate it. For starters, the celebrations last much longer from December 16th to January 6th. And in Spanish, they say “Feliz Navidad” instead of “Merry Christmas”.

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Why Do We Celebrate the Day of the Dead?

As Americans are gearing up to celebrate Halloween, Mexicans are celebrating a very different type of holiday, called the Day of the Dead. On this day, they remember their loved ones who are no longer with them. You may know this multi-day celebration by its Catholic name of All Saint’s Day and All Soul’s Day. But what is the Day of the Dead, and what happens on that day?

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7 Spices You'll Find in Our Mexican Dishes

You’ve probably been wondering why our Mexican food tastes so delicious. Without giving away state secrets, we must admit that it’s a combination of using only the freshest ingredients and adding the right amount of spices. Most spices used in Mexican food aren’t unique to Mexican food. However, we use them in a combination that makes your mouth water, and sometimes it makes you get thirsty for that margarita, too.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know about Mexican Food

Mexican food is very popular in the United States. And even though it’s not the same type of food that people eat in every home in Mexico, we don’t hear any complaints about the taste of it. If you’re still waiting on your significant other to get ready to come over to Agave Mexican restaurant tonight, you might as well take another minute to read about five things you probably didn’t know about Mexican food. Your knowledge might even impress your partner later.

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5 Reasons to Pick Up Dinner from Agave Tonight

You want to eat something delicious, but you absolutely don’t want to cook. You could come to Agave Mexican Restaurant, but maybe you’re not in the mood to go out. It’s a good thing you can order your dinner online, and pick it up at your convenience. Here are 5 reasons to do so tonight.You want to eat something delicious, but you absolutely don’t want to cook. You could come to Agave Mexican Restaurant, but maybe you’re not in the mood to go out. It’s a good thing you can order your dinner online, and pick it up at your convenience. Here are 5 reasons to do so tonight.

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6 Healthy Ingredients in Mexican Food

Who said Mexican food can’t be healthy? Ditch the salt as well as the cheese and cream, get a few more of the ingredients mentioned below and you will prepare yourself a super-healthy dish. This is something that you should account for as, obviously, there is some sort of a commonly spread misconception regarding Mexican food and that it’s unhealthy. Let us prove this wrong.

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Why We Love Queso Dip

When it comes to Mexican appetizers, nothing truly beats the ubiquitous chips and salsa…except salsa’s little sister, queso. Queso is a traditional Mexican dip that combines smooth, creamy cheese with spicy chili peppers and tomatoes to create an irresistible, addictive cheese dip that goes perfect with fresh, hot, crispy chips.

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8 Reasons Why We Love Fajitas

Fajitas are one of the most popular Mexican dishes. If you don't love them, you probably haven't had the right fajitas. A fajita is a grilled filling served hot with lime and spices, typically served with soft tortillas, sour cream and if you want, guacamole. While they're traditionally made with skirt steak, you can get fajitas in Ormond Beach with everything from vegetarian fillings to chicken and everything in between.

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Why We Love Tacos

Tacos are without a doubt one of the best foods on the planet. It doesn’t matter where you're from, there's just something about the combination of savory filling, fresh vegetables, tangy salsa, and creamy guacamole or sour cream to top it all off. While we already know you love ...

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A Taste of Durango, Mexico

Durango is a state of sweeping vistas, colorful deserts, and beautiful, lush greenery surrounding the many waterways and rivers. Balanced on the Mexican plateau, the state is home to a wide variety of geography, ranging from lush forests to subtropical ridge of the southern hemisphere, all of which is nestled alongside the more familiar vistas and desserts.

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Cumin – The Taste of Mexico

Mexican cuisine is known for it's warm flavors, hint (or not so much a hint) of spice, tomatoes, and strong flavors which combine salty, sweet, spicy, and savory flavors into a blend of aromatic, fresh food that you can't find anywhere else. At the heart of this flavorful cuisine lies a few key spices and flavorings that account for much of the taste and smell that many of us know and love.

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A Taste of Guadalajara Mexico - The Food and Culture of One of Mexico's Brightest Cities

Guadalajara, Mexico sits in Jalisco, Guadalajara, a crown jewel of a city renowned for its art, architecture, and its culture. With 22 museums, 6 universities, culinary institutes, and a thriving art scene, the city lives up to its reputation as the second most important cultural city in Mexico. Considered by many to be the home of Mariachi, tequila, and contemporary Mexican music styles.

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Día de Muertos – The Day of the Dead

Celebrating Halloween is a tradition for many, but outside of the United States it is less common, and in Mexico another holiday takes up the date. For those looking for a taste of Mexican culture, the Day of the Dead, or Día de Muertos is a multi-day holiday or festival, held between the final day of October and November 2nd, encompassing the Catholic holidays of All Saints Eve, All Saints Day, and All Souls Day.