The Rio Grande Valley knows food. One talent we proudly have is creating everyone’s favorite mouthwatering tamales. This wonderful and glorious food that’s enjoyed by Rio Grande Valley residents and millions of others worldwide is so beloved that it has its own national day. Come celebrate National Tamale Day on March 23rd from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Brownsville Bike Barn!

Become a Tamale Chef

The Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau and Anita’s Gourmet will be showing all of the Rio Grande Valley what goes into delectable and delicious tamales! Learn which ingredients to use, how to prepare the proper tamale and how to cook them! Become the next Tamale Chef by impressing all of your friends and family at the dinner table!

Anita’s Gourmet

Everyone in Brownsville knows about the authentic Mexican tamales that Anita’s Gourmet Tortilleria y’ Comida makes. Established in 1952, the oldest tortilleria in Brownsville only uses the freshest ingredients without any preservatives. Their made-from-scratch fresh food has been pleasing even the pickiest of eaters for over 60 years!

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For more information on the event, you can visit the Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau online. If you can’t wait for all of the tamales on the 23rd, Anita’s Gourmet Tortilleria y’ Comida is open from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM.