Author: Nacho Eater

Taco Bell Nachos BellGrande

Generally, if a restaurant has nachos, that’s what I’m going to order. This is not the case at Taco Bell. Admittedly, Taco Bell is only a restaurant in the strictest sense of the word. But they do sell food and that food includes nachos. So I’ve ordered them. Last night, my daughter came home with […]

Smokey Bones BBQ Mag Nacho

I don’t know what “Mag” means, but these are some decent nachos. I ordered them without cheese sauce. I’ve ordered them once — on Friday, 27 May 2022, over lunch in Clearwater, Florida. Update: I ordered these a second time, in July 2022. Same location. Same excellent lunch company. Same excellent nachos. First of all, […]

Nacho Evaluation Criteria

By what measure, nachos? Seems the criteria should be: What kind of cheese? Just the petroleum-based movie-dispenser nacho cheese “sauce“? Exclusively real cheese? A combination? Is the cheese melted? It should be. Taste Freshness of ingredients Abundance of various ingredients Chips: Are many of them stuck together? Are they soaked in oil (yuck)? Are they […]

Carmelita’s Nachos

It’s probably not a good long-term strategy to start at the top, but here I go anyway. The best nachos I can remember can be had (consistently!) at Carmelita’s Mexican Grill & Cantina in Dunedin, Florida. The cheese is real and abundant. The chips aren’t greasy. They taste and feel great. The quantity of everything […]

Nacho Ingredients

At their most basic, nachos are corn chips and cheese. But what a food design playground nachos can be! Here are some common ingredients in nachos: Corn chips (required) Cheese (required) Meat — chicken, ground beef, steak Tomato Jalapeño pepper slices Lettuce Salt (usually just cooked into other ingredients and sprinkled on the chips) Here […]