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Cinco de Mayo

Break out the margaritas! Get inspired to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with recipes and party ideas from our community plus tips on where to go get your fill of Mexican food near you.

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Where to for Cinco de Mayo?

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by gutreactions 6 months ago

It's a Sunday this year, so brunch or dinner would be fine. I heard there will be festivities all weekend at such spots as Rio Bravo in Larchmont & Crestwood. Even Growlers Beer Bistro in Tuckahoe ...

Where to for Cinco de Mayo, May 5th?

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

We may go the day before or the day after to avoid the crowds, but who does the job well these days in greater Westchester? Where does good Mexican cuisine meld well with a good dose of celebratory...

'Avocado hand' is sending people to the ER

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by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Ages ago I recall hearing in epidemiology class about the regular weekend outbreaks of bagel cutting injuries in NYC. From the sound of this, "avocado hand" may be overtaking it. " . . . Doctors...

Nieves Cinco de Mayo (artisan ice cream) update [Oakland and San Francisco]

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by Ruth Lafler 12 years ago

I stopped by Nieves Cinco de Mayo today -- it looks like he got another freezer case, as there are more ice cream flavors in the menu than I remember. The most exotic flavor was rose petal and I th...

Dishes from Puebla

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by Andrew H 3 years ago

Celebrate 5/5 by eating regional specialties: Chiles En Nogada, Mole Poblano, Cemita sandwiches, and rajas Poblanas. Skip the taco salad and strawberry flavored margies.

Cinco de Mayo

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by steve h. 9 years ago

Any excuse for booze. Old school margaritas: lime juice, sugar, blanco tequila, orange liqueur and coarse sea salt. Ceviche will be on the table, too. Fresh fish, kissed by lime, cilantro, wh...

Revisiting Cinco de Mayo cocktails

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by eatingjoy 4 years ago

The CH archives go back to 2008. What would you add to your home bar for the celebration?

San Antonio Riverwalk on Cinco de Mayo Suggestions

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by hotel 5 years ago

Coming to San Antonio for work over Cinco de Mayo and would like to have a nice meal with a group of 6 people. We are looking for entrees around 30 dollars in the Riverwalk area and the only restri...

Cinco de Mayo pot luck suggestions?

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by medrite 5 years ago

My company is having a Cinco de Mayo pot luck lunch this Friday (this is the same company that held their Christmas party in February). I'd appreciate some dish/recipe suggestions for a crowd that ...

Local Butcher Shop - Cinco de Mayo Sandwiches [Berkeley]

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by judge dee 5 years ago

The Local Butcher Shop in Berkeley is featuring five different Mexican inspired sandwiches for each of the first five days in May. Today's was pulled chicken with ancho salsa, Jack cheese, avocado...

Cinco de Mayo Grocer Tamales

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by shanemio 6 years ago

I have a serious crush on the green chicken tamales that Cinco de Mayo sells. Finally checked it out - having to navigate god-awful construction and road closure - and I will be back. I tried the...

Miami Beach Cinco de Mayo

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by lizpersichetti 7 years ago

I am getting married at the Palms on May 4th and wanted to go out the following night for Cinco de Mayo with the small group of people that came down for our wedding. Any suggestions for good f...

Cinco de Mayo 2012 - Want to cook from your Mexican books with me?

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by Breadcrumbs 7 years ago

I'm excited that CdM falls on a Saturday this year as that means I can plan a special meal cooking from my Mexican cookbooks. I'm going to plan my menu this weekend and wondered if anyone else is ...

Cinco de mayo LA

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by Jrvra14 6 years ago

What events are happening in LA Hollywood for Cinco de Mayo, restaurants/ bar/ live music?

Cinco de Mayo dessert

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by jessinEC 7 years ago

I'm going to a silent auction on Cinco de Mayo and will be entering a dessert contest. The desserts don't have to be connected to the theme, but I thought it would be fun. The ideas I have so far a...

Cinco de Mayo - Easy Dish for a Group

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by Kat 7 years ago

hello- we have been invited to a Cinco de Mayo party where the host is dishing up rice and beans and asked the guests to each bring a potluck dish. I expect that it will need to serve at least 15 p...

Cinco de mayo --- WHERE???

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by smilingal 7 years ago

Where are peeps going tomorrow night to have fun? I really would love a great fresh suggestion.

Cinco de Mayo in Tampa

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by agent99 7 years ago

I have never been to Tampa but will be in 'downtown Tampa' (near Hyatt) with no car for 1 night and it happens to be cinco de mayo. Any place or area that would be fun to be around? Cheesy bar is o...

Cinco de Mayo --- WHERE????

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by smilingal 7 years ago

I posted this on NY STATE as well --- Where are peeps going tomorrow night to have fun? I really would love a great fresh suggestion.