Washington DC is not just the capital of the United States of America: it is its foodie capital too. If you are visiting for the first time or have been living there, you will be surprised to know how many amazing foods the area can offer. If you are a Tex-Mex enthusiast in particular, Capitol Hill will be a paradise for you. These 6 fresh Tex-Mex meals are the ones you will not want to miss on your visit to Capitol Hill, DC:
1. Breakfast tacos
Breakfast tacos make a great informal meal, whether you are actually having them for breakfast, or even lunch or dinner. They are a delicious alternative to regular tacos: packed with eggs, potatoes, beans and lots of cheese, no one can resist them. They might not be the best food for a romantic date, but they are perfect as a family or friend meal.
2. Tex-Mex burritos
One of the tastiest and most filling Tex-Mex meals ever, and everyone’s ultimate favourite, Tex-Mex burritos are a must-have when in DC. Filed with potatoes, chili, beans, meat and lovely salsa, there is no one who doesn’t love them. They are a great meal for big groups of people and families, as they are super easy to fill with different ingredients and can be even turned into a super filling vegetarian meal.
3. Mexican chicken soup
An earthy and filling soup to fulfil all of your Tex-Mex food needs! Sometimes all you need during the winter is a nice hot soup to give you the warmth and energy you need to face the cold. With filling chicken and delicious spices and herbs like coriander and chilli, and a squeeze of lime, this lovely soup is perfect for anyone looking for authentic Tex-Mex cuisine.
4. Fish and shrimp tacos
These tacos have recently gained popularity thanks to social media foodies, and for a good reason: they are delicious and have a unique taste that everyone seems to simply love! Packed with fresh fish and super crispy shrimps, tomatoes, onion and a delicious Mexican white sauce, they perfect as a snack and as a meal too.
5. Taco bowls
Taco bowls are an all-time favourite of any Tex-Mex food lover, and they have recently become mainstream because of their versatility. They can be customised for different diets, allergies and tastes, so they are perfect for anyone who wants to avoid gluten, vegans, and meat-eaters alike.
6. Mixed fajita platter
Fajita platters are perfect for big groups and families of many people, especially if they are not sure about what they want to eat, if they want to have “a bit of everything”, or if everyone is following a different diet. After all, everyone loves fajitas! They are a staple of Mexican food, they are filling, and simply delicious!