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Salsarita’s Asheville: We Have Tofu!

August 24, 2016

Whether you’re a vegetarian or just really like the taste, tofu can be tough to find. It might even seem like, everywhere you go, the meatless options are limited to “Sure, just lettuce is fun -__-“…until now. If you’re a tofu lover, come to Salsarita’s of Asheville for your favorite meatless protein. Tom LaFauci, our Manager in... Read more »


Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina Celebrates Grand Opening in Tupelo Aug. 15

August 11, 2016

Below is an official press release from the Salsarita’s team regarding the grand opening of our new store in Tupelo, Mississippi. In honor of this grand opening, we’re partnering with the Boys & Girls Clubs of North Mississippi, a local organization designed to inspire and enable youth to realize their full potential as productive, responsible... Read more »

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4 Reasons for the Roomie Date

August 10, 2016

If you’re in college, you’re probably up to your eyes in storage bins and clothes, preparing to return to campus for another fun year (if you haven’t moved back in already). For some of you, this will mean new dorms and apartments, but others of you will be returning to the college dorm or apartment that... Read more »

How to Make a Mexican Chopped Salad

How to Make a Mexican Chopped Salad

July 26, 2016

I always buy a taco or burrito at Salsarita’s. If this sounds like you, we bet you’ve never tried our Mexican Chopped Salad. We know what you’re thinking, “Why would I want a boring ol’ salad at Salsarita’s, when there are so many other delicious items on the menu?” Our salads are anything but “boring”  and... Read more »

12 People Who Are Low-Key Obsessed with Salsarita's

12 People Who Are Low-Key Obsessed with Salsarita’s

July 18, 2016

Salsarita’s fans are the best. We love nothing more than getting on Twitter and seeing your tweets about how much you love our queso and guac and how you just “need Salsarita’s rn.” Ugh, seriously. You guys are the best. *virtual high five* Here are a few of our favorite recent tweets from 12 people who are low-key... Read more »

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10 Memes That Are All Too Real If You’re Dating A Taco Lover

July 14, 2016

For some people, tacos are life. You’re dating, married to or in love with a taco lover, you know how true this is. They believe every night is taco night and that the answer to any question is, simply, “Tacos.”             Date nights have gotten predictable.   Whenever they’re bummed... Read more »


5 Ways Guac Rocks

July 6, 2016

Guacamole is so in these days. Seriously, you can go pretty much anywhere and find at least one dish with guac in it. The best thing about it is its versatility, and with football season just around the corner, here are a few new ways to include guacamole in your next tailgate.      ... Read more »

songs to add to your 4th of july playlist

10 Songs to Add to Your 4th of July Playlist

June 30, 2016

It’s that time of year again, where everything shifts to red, white and blue. There is one thing that is the back drop to every patriotic event that will happen on the 4th of July. Music! Everyone needs to have the perfect playlist to go along with the perfect all-American day. What songs belong on... Read more »


The 10 Awkward Things That Happen At Every Summer Party

June 23, 2016

It’s the first week of summer, which means that at least one person you know is throwing a beginning of summer party (even though, let’s be honest, we’ve all been in summer mode for weeks now). Some of you are social butterflies at these parties, flittering and fluttering your way from one conversation to the... Read more »

How to Grill Pineapple

How to Grill Pineapple

June 17, 2016

Are you fired up for summer? So are we! You’re probably firing up the grill more, too, which is why we want to share one of our favorite summer treats with you. You already know that, at Salsarita’s, we love pineapple in the summer. Not only is it a great source of Vitamin C, but... Read more »


Purple Heart Homes Recognized on “Wilson’s Moment of Good”

June 8, 2016

Last November, WWCB News Rising in Charlotte, NC announced their newest segment to ‘Wilson’s World’: ‘Wilson’s Moment of Good,’ hosted by Jon Wilson. This segment is completely dedicated to giving back to people throughout the Charlotte community that selflessly donated their time and financial resources to help others in need. Salsarita’s is proud to sponsor... Read more »

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5 Ideas for Throwing the Perfect Fiesta

May 27, 2016

Sometimes it’s easier (and more fun!) to throw your own party. If you’re planning on throwing your own fiesta, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to dig through our favorite Pinterest board for a few ideas. We know, we know. You’re welcome. Grab your pens and notebooks—let’s get to fiesta planning! Idea #1: Individual Seven-Layer Dip... Read more »


5 Lesser Known Facts About Cinco de Mayo

April 26, 2016

You know that Cinco de Mayo, or May 5th, is the day you and your friends eat guacamole and drink margaritas, but do you know why? Do you know why you and your friends gather for tacos, burritos, and chips with salsa every year on May 5th? You might not know very much about Cinco de Mayo,... Read more »


Salsarita’s of Monroe, NC Donates 100% to Turning Point

April 18, 2016

On Wednesday, March 23rd, Salsarita’s in Monroe, NC hosted a 100% Donation Day, in which 100% of all proceeds were donated directly to Turning Point. Turning Point is an organization that provides an immediate safe haven for women and their children who are fleeing domestic violence. Additionally, Turning Point provides advocacy for child abuse and... Read more »


5 Tips For Eating Spicy Foods

April 13, 2016

Spicy foods are amazing, delicious, and loved by many. In fact, did you know that some studies have proven that spicy foods release endorphins? This means that, in addition to being tasty, your favorite spicy dish might also be euphoric! In addition to providing plenty of options for spice lovers, some of you might remember that, two... Read more »


Salsarita’s Was a Proud Sponsor at St. Jude Evening of Hope

March 21, 2016

On Saturday, March 12, 2016, Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina acted as a sponsor at the third annual St. Jude Evening of Hope, an event that was hosted by Charlotte’s Financial Services Executives. It was held at 7 p.m., and the venue was the Urban Garden in Uptown Charlotte at 1 Bank of America Building (150 N.... Read more »

lighter chicken salad from a mexican restaurant

How to Order a Chicken Salad for Under 550 Calories

March 17, 2016

We have plenty of options for those of you seeking out a lighter lunch, including our shrimp quesadilla and spicy steak bowl, both of which are, dare we say, deliciously craveable. (And, for the record, we do dare to say it because it’s true!) If you’re not feeling a shrimp quesadilla or spicy steak bowl, but... Read more »


8 Things You Need to Know About Our Tortillas

February 22, 2016

When you dip, we dip–when you dip that chip, that chip. The only thing better than a song parody is a song parody about chips. Are we right, or are we right? Speaking of chips, this Wednesday, February 24th, is National Tortilla Chip Day! If you’re looking for a reason to celebrate this week, head... Read more »


5 Valentine’s Cards for the Salsarita’s Lover in Your Life

February 12, 2016

Valentine’s Day is this Sunday, and in the spirit of the holiday, here are a few of the most romantic blogs published on this site: The Best Proposal Ever Our Top 50 Guacamole Love Songs 11 Reasons to Make Queso Your Most Important Relationship Are you in the Valentine’s spirt yet? So are we! Dinner plans.... Read more »

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5 Ways to Bring the Guac to Your Super Bowl Party

February 3, 2016

Every football fan’s favorite time of year is finally here. Super Bowl 50 has arrived, and we’re all ready for kick-off to watch the clash between two football titans, the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos. That said, there’s much to do before Sunday rolls around! Where are you going to watch the game? Who are... Read more »

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