May 5th is on the way, which means Mexican spirits and drinks will be front and center at restaurants and bars around the country. For some inspiring cocktails that are both enticing on the palate and Instagram worthy for your feed, we turned to two top venues in NYC.
Tag: cinco de mayo
We love tacos, but we eat them all the time. To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, we want to go beyond our usual and celebrate with other delicious authentic and Tex-Mex dishes. Here are some of our favorites.
We all love a margarita on Cinco de Mayo, but why not think beer this year? Try a few and taste why Mexico is the top beer exporter in the world.
Funny thing is, Mexicans don’t celebrate this day as their Independence Day. Here’s a brief history lesson – On May 5th, 1862 the battle against the French to conquer Mexico was victorious, but at the loss of a small army, kind of like that Spartan movie, 300. On September 16th, 1821 it became officially recognized that Mexico became independent of any further European colonization. Fantastico! There are actually two good reasons to celebrate with tequila! Make this Thursday your Friday with these 5 cantinas to get your tequila on while celebrating Mexican Independence Day. Andale amigos!
With plenty of spice and some mushrooms for texture, this masa filling is anything but boring. Bring in black beans and sweet potatoes for a sweet and spicy combo.
Whether or not you consider these dishes to be authentic, celebrate Mexico’s historic victory the best way you know how. Try these queso dips and dishes with a kick of chili.