A Fort Worth restaurant known for craft enchilada sauces plans to move closer to downtown and also will open a second kiosk location in Saginaw.
Enchiladas Olé, home of entrepreneur Mary Patino Perez’s enchiladas and distinctive sauces sold in Texas supermarkets, plans to move to a new retail complex yet to be announced south of Airport Freeway, Perez emailed Thursday.
Meanwhile, a second Enchiladas Olé will open in February at 201 N. Saginaw Blvd. (Business U.S. 287), a former coffee kiosk that had operated lately as a drive-through taqueria named Chica’s.
The Saginaw location will emphasize family meals of enchiladas and also will sell enchilada platters, tamales and breakfast tacos, Perez said.
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Perez, who originally sold her rich, homemade sauces in stores as the “Enchilada Lady,” opened her current North Sylvania Avenue restaurant in 2013. She has been seeking a larger location with more parking.
At a time when other restaurants focused on specialty tacos, Perez made her reputation with new, rich ancho-chile, verde or poblano mole sauces.
Enchiladas Olé has been featured in TV shows including Eat the Nation on the Food Network.
The current location is at 901 N. Sylvania Ave.