Cinco de Mayo, the anniversary of the Mexican army’s 1862 victory during the Franco-Mexican War, has become prime time for Americans to celebrate some of the more festive and tasty elements of Mexican cuisine. But even if you aren’t into the tequila-fueled parties (and there are plenty; see Going Out Guide’s complete list), consider the May 5 holiday, coupled with warmer weather, as the perfect opportunity to explore traditional Mexican dishes.
By Olivia Putnal South-of-the-Border Fun Originally Cinco de Mayo was only celebrated in the small Mexican city of Puebla, where, on May 5, 1862, the Mexican militia defeated he French army. But it’s grown into a huge celebration no... Read Post
Technically, Cinco de Mayo isn't even a national holiday in Mexico. Meant to mark the victory of the Mexican army against the French at The Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, Cinco de Mayo is arguably more recognized in...... Read Post