Carmelita's Restaurant in Conroe offers Mexican cuisine, specializing in tamales. The eatery also provides catering services on Saturdays at the Montgomery Sip n Stroll market.

The Mexican restaurant is celebrating its 25th anniversary Dec. 28 with a tamale combo special during the month of January. This special includes a $25 combo with a dozen tamales, chile con queso, salsa, a bag of chips and bunuelos, a dessert made with fried dough covered in cinnamon sugar.