For a slow day at the office made even slower as a result of hitting the sauce a little fervently the night before (hey, no one's judging anyone here), a hearty bite of Tex-Mex is just what the doctor ordered. And it's what you'll order, too, if you find yourself in a similar predicament and manage to make your way to the doors of Trigger, the newest place in Portland to procure that soul-pleasing marriage of Texas and Mexican comfort food.
'Tex-Mex' on Serious Eats
This recipe for cheese enchiladas offers three avenues of approach for pairing beers: we have corn tortillas, spicy seasoning, and raisiny, dried-fruit flavors from the sauce. You want to pick beers that will stand up to the darker flavors without overwhelming the lighter ones. Also, the abundance of cheese and rich sauce call for something with some palate cleansing potential.