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Ludtke has posted a perfect beer-friendly menu: pretzel-bun bratwurst sliders with caramelized onions; herb and mustard potato salad; corn, tomato and bacon salad; chicken enchilada suiza and dessert of raspberry cheesecake brownies.
The charred eggplant enchiladas are crafted from heirloom-corn tortillas.
On the Dallas menu, the lobster-tail fajitas tie with the lobster rice with scallops for most expensive dish, at $29; the least expensive entree (not counting taco plates) is enchiladas verdes de pollo at $14.
Other plates include enchiladas verdes filled with chicken breast.
South of the border dishes like fajitas and enchiladas.
On the menu: Expect much of the typical Mexican dishes, including tacos, burritos, fajitas, enchiladas, tortas and skirt steak.
La Nina Perdida also offers four traditional enchiladas ($18-$20).
An emblematic enchilada from one person's perspective is a hackneyed cliché from another's.
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Origin and Etymology of enchilada
American Spanish, from feminine of enchilado, past participle of enchilar to season with chili, from Spanish en- 1en- + chile chili
First Known Use: 1878See Words from the same year
ENCHILADA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of enchilada for English Language Learners
: a Mexican food that consists of a flat piece of bread (called a tortilla) that is rolled around a meat, bean, or cheese filling and covered with a sauce
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