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
Today is May 5, known as Cinco de Mayo in Spanish. On this day in 1862, the Mexicans won a famed victory over the French army. May 5 has remained a day to remember for that achievement but nowadays cinco de Mayo has become an oppor... Read Post