We all are familiar with Día de los Muertos -- the white face paint, the illustrations of grinning skulls, the panoramas of skeleton musicians and dancers. However, there is still great confusion in America about what this holiday actually signifies. Although it takes place at the same time of year as Halloween and shares the theme of ghostly visitors, there are fundamental differences.
This is not about being politically correct. It's about not being ignorant.
Most people just don't know what Cinco de Mayo is about, beyond the fact that it is an excuse to guzzle tequila. They do not know that the event commemorates an heroic battle for the city of Puebla. Not Mexican Independence Day.
Cinco de Mayo is more than an excuse to drink margaritas.
When you close your eyes and picture a perfect taco, what do you see?
The original word is pozolli in Náhuatl and now commonly pozole or posole no matter how you spell this great Mexican soup it is sure to please. If you're not celebrating Cinco de Mayo in Mexico, bring the heat to your kitchen with this simple recipe for posole.
Today is the fifth of May and that means Cinco de Mayo gatherings are in full swing. Here are some creative tips to host your own Cinco de Mayo fete.
The history of this holiday is in Mexico, but the future of this holiday is north of the border.
There's no better excuse for a big mess of nachos and heavy drinking than Cinco de Mayo.
Whether you're celebrating Cinco de Mayo or just the end of the workweek, fill your glass with one of the finest margaritas north of the border.
We never need much of a reason for a fiesta.
There's more to life than tequila and bourbon, even on Cinco de Derby weekend. And on May 6, when you're margarita'd and mint julep'd out and are looking for a change of pace, you'll thank me.
Those who say there is no good Mexican food in New York City need to take a closer look. Here are three examples that show the city has something to offer for a wide range of palates and pocketbooks.
Outside Mexico, Puebla may be best known for the battle in 1862. It was on the 5th of May that year -- giving rise to today's annual Cinco de Mayo celebrations
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