5 ways to celebrate in El Paso

It’s National Lover’s Day, folks! And did you know there are more than 1,800 kinds of worldwide?

Of course, around these parts, we love some cheddar on hamburgers, White American for a Philly Cheesesteak, and Muenster for a cheesy quesadilla. Now that your mouth is watering, here are some ways to get some cheesy concoctions in El Paso.

You can’t go wrong at Cheezus’ mac and cheese

If you want variety with your cheese, then head on over to Cheezus at 210 N. Stanton St. The little eatery, open since April of 2021, has a menu that focuses on various types of grilled cheeses, mac and cheese, and cheesy fries, starring some popular fromage like mozzarella, cheddar, gouda and even a vegan cheese sauce.

Cheezus makes a scrumptious mac and cheese called the College Kid, ($8). It’s topped with toasted panko, jalapeño, thick cut bacon pieces and honey chipotle BBQ sauce.

Among our favorites is the College Kid mac and cheese, topped with toasted panko, jalapeño, thick-cut bacon pieces and honey chipotle BBQ sauce. A steal for $8. But there are four others you can try as well. Hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday.

More:Say cheese! New Downtown El Paso restaurant Cheezus makes fromage a tasty star

Get some Shrimp Alfredo Fries at Dia de los Pescados

Now here’s a great combination: warm French fries smothered in a cheesy Alfredo sauce that also is loaded with shrimp. The seafood truck can be found from 6 to 10 p.m. Fridays at 2200 Zaragoza Road.

5 Ways To Celebrate In El Paso's enough for two.

The Shrimp Alfredo fries ($10) from Dia de los Pescados are a cheesy, good concoction. And it’s enough for two.

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How about some Cheesy Rolled Tacos?

Everyone knows you can go to the rolled taco king, Chico’s Tacos. But several places around El Paso have their version of rolled tacos. After all, imitation, or maybe its re-creation, is the sincerest form of flattery.

The District Pub & Kitchen, at 1160 Airway DA3-4, and two other locations on North Mesa…


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