Day of the Dead

Discuss Day of the Dead holiday traditions with our community, from favorite recipes to where to find sugar skull molds and food-related celebrations near you.

What to Eat on Day of the Dead (Besides Sugar Skulls)

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday honoring deceased friends and family members. It's about so much more than sugar skulls, though those certainly do figure into the celebrations...

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Arizmendi Bakery -- Day of the Dead Bread

by Marcelory 16 years ago

I always miss Arizmendi's special breads, so I was pleased to taste a sample of their Day of the Dead bread today (SF location). A whole loaf is about the size of a smallish challah, shaped like a ...

dia de los muertos -- dish ideas?????

by steph p 16 years ago

hi all, i'm panicking over the menu for a dia de los muertos party this saturday. i need ideas for dishes and a signature party drink. help!!! danke in advance,

el dia de los muertos

by dccook 16 years ago

Anyone know where they might be celebrating on Nov. 1? Or if not, where you can get sugar skulls and other traditional foods ... Thanks!

Thanks for a very cool Day of the Dead outing

by Mike G 17 years ago

Today's Pilsen Day of the Dead outing, organized by Joan (meal) and DougK (educational portion), was a good illustration of the value of serendipity and of acting as a Chowpack. Polo's would be ex...


by joan 17 years ago

i knew there was a reason why i got up early today and rode thru the chilly morning for an 8am breakfast at neuvo leon. its a terrific place, but extremely crowded,and noisy. they have superb refr...

last thoughts on day of the dead lunch

by joan 17 years ago

we have a good crowd of 23 coming for lunch on sunday. to make paying a little easier, esther reyes (the owner of Polos) and i have agreed lunch for adults will be $7, and for the kids, $5,(plus t...

final plans, day of the dead, november 10th

by joan 17 years ago

here are the final plans(i hope), for our museum outing next sunday, november 10. those coming to the museum only should meet at 2, inside for the tour. the mexican fine arts center, 1852 w. 19th s...

Day of the Dead

by dougk 17 years ago

Joan and company, if you are still interested I have arranged a guided tour of the Mexican Fine Arts Museum Day of the Dead display for 2 PM november 10th, it's a 45 minute tour, and I need to get ...

Fruitvale Dia de los Muertos Festival

by jenniferfishwilson 17 years ago

Mark your calendar for next year's festival! Although streets were crowded and parking nonexistent it was a remarkable day of cultural experiences. (Leave your car at home: BART is a block from the...

Day of the Dead

by Ray Bridges 17 years ago

Anyone know where one can find pan de muerto and sugar skulls used on DOD altars?

a chow event plus day of the dead, november 10.

by joan 17 years ago

the mexican fine arts center is celebrating dia de los muertos, as it does every year and i thought it'd be a good opportunity to combine lunch in pilsen with a visit. so...on sunday, november 10 ...

Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos

by ai 17 years ago

Would anyone know of a restaurant having a special menu for this Mexican holiday (November 1-2)? Border Grill had one last year but their calendar of events doesn't indicate one this Fall. :/

Dia de los Muertos

by ai 18 years ago

Has anyone tried the Day of the Dead (November 1-2) specials at Border Grill in past years? My friends and I wanted to be festive and see a traditional altar. Are there other restaurants that are...

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