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10 Things We Love About Tacos

10 Things We Love About Tacos

At Chevys, we live and breathe tacos. In truth, we love tacos so much that we make all of them from scratch using only the freshest ingredients. If you’re wondering what there is to love about tacos, then today’s your lucky day. Here are 10 things we absolutely love about tacos.

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How to Make a Quesadilla at Home

How to Make a Quesadilla at Home

When you’re craving Mexican food, nothing hits the spot better than a quesadilla. The melted cheese, slightly crunchy tortilla and delicious toppings combine all your favorite flavors into one. Better yet, they’re a great choice for any meal of the day. The next time you’re craving Mexican fare, why not try making a quesadilla at home? They’re pretty easy to make. No special appliances are necessary. And on top of that, you’ll get to customize it exactly how you like it.

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Secret Menu Items at Chevys

Secret Menu Items at Chevys

It’s secret time and we’re spilling the tea. Can we trust you to keep a secret? Well, we have a little something up our sleeve that we’re dying to unveil: a secret menu! It’s created by Chevys fans for Chevys fans. And, of course, while we know our regular menu is virtually unbeatable, we wanted to introduce a few ‘hush hush’ secret menu items for the fans who can’t get enough. There’s more to come but for right now, check out what’s inside Chevys secret menu.

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Food Pairings with Margaritas

Food Pairings with Margaritas

It’s always Margarita o’clock at Chevys. Who knew that two ounces of tequila, Cointreau, and fresh lime juice would make our heart so happy? Margaritas are also tasty and adaptable, whether you prefer them spicy or mild, frozen or on the rocks. Not to mention, there are plenty of great food-pairing options to bring out the great flavor of your Margarita. And, we’re talking more than just tacos and tequila (even though it’s a wonderful pairing, of course). Join us for a fiesta and try some new food pairings with Margaritas, whether you are into the classic, spicy, or fruity Margarita.

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New Moscow Mules at Chevys

New Moscow Mules at Chevys

This summer, Moscow Mules are your next go-to hot weather cocktail. The popular drink made of vodka, ginger beer, and freshly squeezed lime is famously served over ice in a copper mug. And not only are Moscow Mules spicy and full of flavor, but they’re also refreshing. That’s why we’re excited to announce the arrival of two new Mules at Chevys! Stop by and sip on some sunshine. 

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What Kind of Tequila Drinker Are You?

What Kind of Tequila Drinker Are You?

Naturally, many of us have a tendency to morph personalities once the tequila starts flowing. Some people become more energetic and extroverted, while others may be more relaxed or even emotional. If you’ve noticed you or your friends’ personality subtly change after a few sips, it could be their ‘tequila alter ego’. Which leads us to beg the question: What kind of tequila drinker are you?

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Secrets to a Great Guacamole

Secrets to a Great Guacamole

Mmmm… guacamole. It’s made almost entirely from our favorite food, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Avocados are delicious, versatile, and best of all healthy! They are full of plenty of good fats, as well as 20 vitamins and minerals like fiber, vitamin E, vitamin B6, potassium and folic acid in every serving. And, an avocado actually has more potassium than a banana! So, you can feel good about eating all of the guacamole you can get your hands on. Here are some secrets to a great guacamole.

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What is Fresh Mex?

What is Fresh Mex?

Tex-Mex is a Texas version of Mexican food characterized by a blend of Mexican and Southern American features. Tex Mex took off as more people settled in Texas, and the popularity of Mexican food became popular due to its proximity. Soon, Mexican restaurant owners in Texas started incorporating more elements into their dishes. The result was an entirely new style of cuisine. The significant difference between Mexican and Tex-Mex food is the use of a few key ingredients found in the US. Most of which are not commonly used in Mexico. Those include beef, cheddar cheese, wheat flour, black beans, canned vegetables, chili powder, and cumin. On the other hand, Chevys is famous for ‘Fresh Mex’. Learn all about our food and how we put Fresh Mex on the map.

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Samaritan House, a Maryland Charity

Samaritan House, a Maryland Charity

While Chevys Fresh Mex is a national brand, our locations, Annapolis, Arundel Mills, and Brandywine, are owned and operated by a local family. It’s no surprise that the locations and surrounding communities are very important to us. That is why we also feel the need to give back to the local communities that we hold dear. One of the charities we support is Samaritan House.

For 46 years, Samaritan House has been helping many individuals find a life free of addiction. Since 1986, they have been certified by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

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Navy Football Tailgating is Tradition

Navy Football Tailgating is Tradition

There are many things we love in Annapolis, Maryland, and Navy Football Tailgating is high on that list. There is just something to be said about rooting for the home team. Whether it be at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium or watching at your favorite local place to hang, like Chevys, here are some things you should know about the tradition of tailgating.

It might come as a surprise, but the USNA’s football program is one of the oldest ones in the USA. That’s right. It dates back to 1879 when two first-classmen helped shape the beginning of the football team.

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