To make this Mexican masterpiece, you’ll need: 2 artisan romaine leaves, 2 tomato slices, 2 avocado slices, 2 tablespoons of black bean hummus, 2 tablespoons of queso fresco or cotija cheese, 1 teaspoon of fresh-squeezed lime juice and cilantro for garnish.
Native plants are famous for their carefree personalities and ability to thrive on rainfall. Mexican hat plant is no exception. It delivers season-long color to the landscape in plants that demand minimal care and water.
This beauty goes by many names: Texas tarragon, yerba anise and false tarragon. The leaves deliver an anise-like flavor that can sub for French tarragon in dishes. Gold blooms appear late in the season and linger into fall. Petals are edible and make a nice addition to autumn salads and desserts. Harvest leaves as needed, or pick many at once and air dry for long-term storage.
It’s vital to destroy spent vegetable crops, especially those that hosted problem pests, like Mexican bean beetles. Don’t toss these plants into a compost pile unless you know it heats enough to destroy pests and eggs. It’s safer to dispose of infested plants and fallen leaves in bags you put at the curb for garbage pick up.
Thoughtful accessories and artwork bring personality to this Mexican restaurant. Here, a wine glass display is topped with Mexican-inspired decor, ensuring the atmosphere is as authentic as the cuisine.
Polished concrete floors set an industrial tone that's carried throughout this authentic Mexican restaurant. A wood paneled ceiling accent above the bar feels simultaneously rustic and contemporary, and leather on the barstools adds definite Southwestern flair.
This wine glass display is topped with Mexican-inspired accessories, creating a strong tie to the restaurant's Mexican roots. The rustic wood cabinets and shelves offer a casual, homey feel to restaurant goers.
This country-style living room infuses Mexican decor for a cozy, Southwest feel. Pottery is displayed in a wall-length glass case, and pillows with Southwestern designs and animal prints line the furniture.