El Fenix’s Anniversary Means 98-Cent Enchiladas On Thursday

Tex-Mex may be one of the Lone Star State’s greatest contributions to American dining. Just ask anyone who’s moved out of state: A side of queso is not the same delicious bowl of liquid cheese in other parts of the country.

But where did this offshoot of Mexican cuisine originate? Many credit Dallas-born chain El Fenix.