January 30, 2020

How To Celebrate Valentine’s Day Like You’re in Mexico

Holidays

Although Valentine’s Day has no connection to Mexico’s history, there’s always a reason to celebrate love, especially in the Mexican culture! Our culture is known for being one of care, nurture, and affection for our loved ones.  Valentine’s Day is celebrated in many different countries! Because all relationships are highly valued in our culture, Mexico…

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November 28, 2019

What is Christmas Like in Mexico?

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One of the most beautiful holidays to experience in Mexico is the Christmas season. It’s not just celebrated on the 24th and 25th of December. In fact, it’s celebrated in different phases throughout the month and into January—certain parts of the Christmas celebration sometimes continue on into February. Discover how magnificent this holiday is to the people of Mexico and how you can celebrate it with us here at Blue Iguana.

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September 11, 2019

Why Do We Celebrate Mexican Independence Day?

Holidays

In the United States, it’s very common for people to mistake Cinco de Mayo for Mexican Independence Day. However, they are two completely different holidays. Mexican Independence Day is actually on September 16th. Read on to discover why we celebrate Mexico’s independence on this day.

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October 22, 2018

The Beautiful Traditions of Mexico’s Day of the Dead

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The Day of the Dead is one of the most beautiful and heartwarming holidays out there. Learn how the people of Mexico come together to celebrate family and to honor those who have passed.

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September 13, 2018

Mexican Independence 2018

Events, News

Blue Iguana Celebrates Mexican Independence Ever heard of Cinco De Mayo? If you’ve ever been told that Cinco De Mayo is Mexican Independence Day you would be incorrect! The real Mexican Independence from Spanish rule was on September 16th, 1810. The reason people celebrate Cinco De Mayo is because “It celebrates the defeat of the French…

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October 17, 2017

Not Just Another Mexican Restaurant

News

Thank you CET Utah for producing this wonderful segment which really encapsulates the true spirit of Blue Iguana.

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September 12, 2017

Birthday Parties At Blue Iguana

Events

20+ FACTS ABOUT BLUE IGUANA THAT WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO THROW YOUR NEXT BIRTHDAY PARTY HERE! Not many folks realize both Blue Iguana locations are perfect venues to host parties, especially birthday parties. Aside from our award-winning cuisine, here are 20 facts about Blue Iguana that will make you want to throw your next…

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July 22, 2016

5 Reasons Why Blue Iguana is the Perfect Downtown SLC Lunch Option

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Finding the perfect lunch destination in Salt Lake City can be overwhelming. So many options and so many influencing factors including restaurant location, reputation, quality, amenities, finicky diets, etc. One place we think you’ll all agree on is Blue Iguana. Here’s why…

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September 15, 2015

Blue Iguana Dine O’ Round 2015 Menu

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Blue Iguana is excited to be joining the 2015 Downtown Dine O’Round in Salt Lake City.  This special promotion runs from September 11 – 27.  We are offering a $10 two-item lunch and a $15 three-course dinner in addition to our existing menus.

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April 14, 2015

5 Facts About Cinco de Mayo that will Impress Your Friends

Cinco de Mayo

Every year on the 5th of May American revelers disperse to their favorite cantina to indulge in the celebration of Cinco de Mayo. They dive into massive spreads of delectable tacos, burritos, and guacamole, they drain ice-cold cervezas, they move their hips to the intoxicating rhythms of mariachi. But why? Read on to understand the…

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