Restaurant Review: Mexico Lindo, Newton, MS
Chain restaurants are reliable. A diner knows that the food at the Taco Bell in Tupelo is going to be just like the Taco Bell in Toledo. Consistency is the hallmark of all chain stores. For independent restaurants, on the other hand, it is their uniqueness that is their badge. The one-owner or family-owned restaurant in any town is not going to be exactly like any other anywhere. Hence, I find it adventurous to seek out the local, independent restaurants when I visit a town. Most of the time I am rewarded with fresh, local ingredients and a unique atmosphere. Such was the case on a recent visit to Mexico Lindo in Newton, Mississippi.
Finally, be sure to ask Senora Leora about bullfighting, for he is a former bullfighter. An authentic Mexican restaurant in a small Mississippi downtown. Not a bad lunch break.