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originally told my wife I wanted to name the restaurant Miss Blanquita’s Restaurant. She said you don’t want to do that. Call it Morado’s Restaurant. Everybody knows you by Morado.”
By: Benjamin Treviño As Morado’s Restaurant owner Edward Rodriguez surveys his mid-morning breakfast crowd, he begins to identify each person by name. Some he has known for years, others he met just that day. In each case, however, Edward or a member his family will take the time to not only greet their customers, but to engage them as well. “I’ll go say hi to somebody here, or somebody over there, and whenever I can, I go sit down and talk for a few minutes,” said Rodriguez. “That’s how we gain the respect of all our customers, by treating everyone as if they were a personal friend or family member. That’s how we gain their admiration.” Rodriguez’s personal attention to detail has been a cornerstone of his business model ever since he founded Morado’s Restaurant. It began when Rodriguez purchased an established diner in downtown McAllen in January, 1993. After seven years in its downtown location, Rodriguez moved Morado’s to its present venue at 1610 N. 23rd St. From the outset, Rodriguez was determined to put his signature touch on everything, including the restaurant’s name, the management, and the recipes which helped him earn this year’s selection as The Monitor’s Reader’s Choice for Best Breakfast in
The “Best Breakfast” award is not the first time Morado’s restaurant has been recognized for its achievements. In 1996, the US Small Business Administration chose Rodriguez as Restauranteur of the Year and Morado’s is listed in Texas Monthly Magazine as one of the best places to eat in the Lone Star State. Rodriguez says even though such accolades indicate he’s doing something right, he continues to look for ways to improve his recipes and his service in order to encourage customers to keep coming back.
town. “I’ve always had my own recipes and my own ideas,” said Rodriguez. “My wife had some recipes from her mom and her dad was also a big-time cook. We both grew up in homes where the kitchen was one of the most important rooms in the house. People from all over say the food is delicious. They just taste the food and they enjoy the heck out of it.” Morado’s has become a gathering
place for families, business meetings, school outings, and various civic organizations. A large window to the kitchen allows diners to watch the cooks making fresh tortillas and other items on the menu. The restaurant also has seven large-screen televisions, allowing diners to catch up on the news, or watch their favorite sporting event. One of the more-common topics of discussion, however, is the Morado’s Restaurant name. No one in the family is named Morado, leaving many to wonder how the mon-
iker came about. Rodriguez says “Morado” is a nickname he was given way back in high school, when he got his first job helping a businessman move merchandise from an old grocery store to a new location across the street. “I was hired on the spot and I was wearing my street clothes,” recalled Rodriguez. “I had on black pants and a purple shirt. One of the managers couldn’t remember my name so he just called me ‘Morado’ and the nickname stuck. I
“I enjoy the praise and honor that our customers have shown us, but there’s still room to do better,” said Rodriguez. “This will help us and enable us to better ourselves. It’s an honor and something I will cherish forever. I’m just humbled, glad, and honored about having received this award.” Rodriguez invites everyone to stop in and see for themselves why Morado’s Restaurant serves the Valley’s best breakfast. They’re open seven days a week from 6:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
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I am thankful to be voted Favorite Dentist for The Monitor Reader’s Choice for 2019, what an incredible honor! I really attribute my success to our business core value: #DotheRightThing. It’s important to me as a practitioner to put myself at the patients’ level and connect with them. I strive to treat everyone else just as I’d treat myself if the roles were reversed and I was on the chair.
I am grateful to be voted Favorite Dentist for The Monitor’s 2019 Readers’ Choice In what stayingan A Tech Above, we have toIremember an impression that’s moment the Awards, incredible honor! attributethere’s my success to one ofmade ourthe Core Values: patient walks through the door. Thetodecor place, the way the office looks, the way people #DotheRightTh ing. It’s important me of asthe a practitioner to connect with mythe patients. and even the condition of the building. Dental if shows that we’reinonthe top chair. of our I strivelook to treat everyone just as I’d want toRodeo be treated I waspeople the patient game by combining the friendliness of our team and how quickly and efficiently the visit is done.
This has an impactSets on how patient-feels about an the dental office andmade how comfortable they’ll the be “Patient Experience Us the Apart” There’s impression the moment throughout the visit. If they see that the equipment is being cared for, and the team is upbeat then the patient walks through the door. Rodeo Dental shows patients that we’re on top of our patient willwith feel like are getting the best patient care that they can get. game starting thethey themed lobbies, entertainment, modern technology, and an upbeat world class dental team. Patients feel comfortable and confident that My goal when a patient comes in is to make sure that when the patient walks out of our office’s they are receiving the best dental care in the industry.
doors they feel confident and to feel like I am a reliable partner that will accomplish what they need. Maintaining that relationship with the patient involves having empathy and wanting to do the right My goal is to be a reliable partner by maintaining a relationship that is centered for everybody. I speak in a way that the patient will understand, let them know how to do aroundthing empathy and doing the right thing. I feel it’s important to help achieve the certain things that will benefit them. I respond to them with dental suggestions that will connect maximum benefi t by collaborating with the patient to set realistic, achievable goals with them as a patient and will benefit them. I set a goal they can and will accomplish so that they’ll that will lead to the most successful outcome. Truly understanding and connecting see a big difference over time just from taking the initial smaller steps.
with my patients is at the core of my success. I’m treating a person, not just a tooth.
Keeping that relationship up is all about treating my patient like a friend. I want to give the patient
the feeling that I’misgoing to be there and if they come any problems theydentistry have they’resince not 2006. He is a graduate of the University Dr. Adam N. Carson a native of Cincinnati andback haswith practiced general just another patient. Give them a pat on the shoulder, they’re more than just a number on a chart. of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, performed graduate studies at Arizona State University, and received his doctorate from Nova They’re a person. At the end of the visit, I’m treating a person, not just a tooth. Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Carson has trained with some of the premier innovators in dentistry Dr. Adam N. Carsonavailable. is a native of Cincinnati and has today, and is continually striving to offer the most current and beneficial techniques and services practiced general dentistry since 2006. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, performed graduate studies at Arizona State University, and received his doctorate from Nova Southeastern University's College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Carson has trained with some of the premier innovators in dentistry today, and is continually striving to offer the most current and beneficial techniques and services available. WOW CULTURE: Rodeo has a distinctive
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Dr. Carson prefers to offer patients options when it and promote individuality selfcomes to their dental care, realizing thatand not all expression. Its unique culture fuels deep patients have the same goals for their teeth, or financial emotional connections with abilities to meet their dental needs. He will patients discuss withand you your dental health and provide the best treatment produces spontaneous, one-of-a-kind options to meet yourthat goals,are without any high-pressure experiences so fun they light up salessocial tactics, and ensurevenues. your careRodeo’s is delivereddancing in a media comfortable, caring manner. If you require specialist mascot, Moo Moo, is a family favorite and care, Dr. Carson maintains close relationships with cultural Icon in theRodeo communities it serves! several top specialists in the Dental practice. Dr. Carson and his team will be happy to answer any PATIENT awardquestions you haveEXPERIENCE: about the practice Rodeo’s or your dental health, and abovedoctors all, are committed to exceeding your winning and crazy team provide expectations! awesome patient outcomes and genuine
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Favorite Physical Therapist Pure Physical Therapy
Favorite Manufactured Homes Clayton Homes
Favorite Tire Dealer/Repair Discount Tire
Favorite Breakfast Morado’s Restaurant
Favorite Remodeling Edel Roofing & Construction
Favorite Health & Fitness Facility TruFit
Favorite Fajitas Taco Palenque
Favorite Women’s Clothing Dillard’s
Favorite Radio Personality Mando San Roman
Favorite Margarita Palenque Grill
Favorite Department Store Dillard’s
Favorite TV Station KRGV - Channel 5
Favorite Mexican Food Costa Messa Restaurant
Favorite Discount Store Dollar Tree
Favorite TV Personality Tim Smith
Favorite Oriental Food Snow Bite
Favorite Health & Wellness Store Sprouts Farmers Market
Favorite Martial Arts School Team Tiger Martial Arts
Favorite Salsa Taco Palenque
Favorite Pet Store Petsmart
Favorite Party Rental All Occasion Party Rentals
Favorite Smoothie/Juice Bar The Healing Factory
Favorite Sporting Goods Store Academy Sports + Outdoors
Favorite Pet Grooming Best in Show Pet Salon
Favorite Tacos Taco Palenque
Favorite Supermarket HEB
Favorite Pet Kennel Best in Show Retreat
Favorite Bridal Store Sposa Mia Couture
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