Chevys and Rio Bravo Fresh Mex Cookbook

Chevys and Rio Bravo Fresh Mex Cookbook

by Chevys Inc Staff, Ten Speed Press Staff
     
 

When Chevys-everybody's favorite Mexican restaurant-first opened in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1986, they pledged that everything would be made fresh from scratch every single day. True to their word, Chevys and Rio Bravo (its cousin in the southwest and southeast) make their salsa hourly from blackened tomatoes and serve their tortillas piping hot less than three… See more details below

Overview

When Chevys-everybody's favorite Mexican restaurant-first opened in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1986, they pledged that everything would be made fresh from scratch every single day. True to their word, Chevys and Rio Bravo (its cousin in the southwest and southeast) make their salsa hourly from blackened tomatoes and serve their tortillas piping hot less than three minutes after they are made. Now for the first time, Chevys' classic recipes are made available for the home. In this flashy, full-color Fresh Mex primer, you'll learn how to make fabulous fajitas, smoky salsas, tasty tacos, and more, and serve them up with the same festive flair that is the hallmark of the Chevys.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"A very easy-to-follow guide, with tantalizing photographs and fun graphics that reflect the chain'¬?s atmosphere." - Sacramento Bee
Library Journal
Chevys is a vast chain (160 and counting) of Mexican restaurants that has spread across the country from San Francisco (Rio Bravo is a recent affiliate, based in the Southeast). It describes its food as "Fresh Mex," and one of its mottoes is "No Cans in Our Kitchen." This book features a lively design, sort of a scrapbook of photographs and recipes and tips on Post-its, and the text is written in a likable, humorous style. The recipes, from Smoky Tortilla Soup to Cracked Crab Enchiladas to Chocolate Tequila Bread Pudding, seem delicious; many of them, however, do have a number of subcomponents, such as chile purees and spice mixes--but that's why they call it "Fresh Mex." For most collections. Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.\

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580081917
Publisher:
Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony
Publication date:
05/01/2000
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
611,306
Product dimensions:
9.34(w) x 8.32(h) x 0.58(d)

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