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Cinco de Mayo

  • Calendar

    May 8, 2014
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    May 5, 2014

    South Florida Food and Drink Events: Cinco de Mayo, Abita Pints, and More

    Around and around we go; today is the start to yet another lovely workweek. Hopefully, you have a bit of a spring in your step from some indulgent weekend activities. If not, don't fret, there's still plenty of events to keep you busy through your working days. Whether you're looking to drink some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    Five Best Food and Drink Events This Weekend: Food Fests, Kentucky Derby, and More

    Congratulations, you made it through yet another working week. You might as well give yourself a pat on the back to celebrate -- or better yet, a drink or three. Whether you're hoping to score deals on drinks, looking to help homeless dogs while getting drunk, or longing to hang out at the zoo whil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    Exposed PR's Alysia Naples Hosting Cinco de Mayo For Cystic Fibrosis

    Drinking holidays and Irish pubs just go together. Whether it's St. Paddy's Day, Fourth of July, or the Day of the Battle of Puebla, we like to drink heavily in dark wooden bars with celtic music playing in the background (some things can't be explained). Our favorite Mexican holiday is coming ba ... More >>

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    May 2, 2014

    AAA Offers Free Towing for Cinco de Mayo Weekend

    Most of us have no idea what Cinco de Mayo is about -- its origins, reasons for celebrating, or what it even means. What we do know, however, is that it's another excuse to get plastered. And that's cool. This is South Florida. We need no real reasons to get our drinking on. What isn't cool, howe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    Ten Best Margaritas in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    It's time to pull out those sombreros, maracas, and ponchos next week -- or don't, that's called cultural appropriation, actually. But you can still stock up on tequilas and Mexican brews in preparation. America's favorite Mexican holiday is coming back around on Monday. And it's time to honor our ... More >>

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    May 1, 2014

    Tiny Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos Is a Thing!

    Just in time for Cinco de Mayo comes the biggest internet sensation since Grumpy Cat and the Prancersize lady. That's right folks, it's Tiny Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos! This new video by Hello Denizen was just released, yet it's already managed to rack up nearly 2.5 million views. Why?

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2014

    Kentucky Derby is Saturday: Five Places to Watch the Race

    There once was a point in history in which Americans would don their finery every day of the week. Not anymore -- especially, in South Florida. These days, we're lucky to see someone in an entire outfit without undergarments or butt cheeks hanging out (whether you appreciate the lack of clothing i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2014

    Cinco de Mayo: Where to Celebrate in South Florida

    National holidays are always a big deal in the country they celebrate. Bastille Day is massive in France; Australia Day is pretty epic Down Under; Canadians go crazy over their big day; and we all know about the heavy drinking/barbecuing/pyromania that comes with Independence Day here. Sure, honor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2014

    South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Funky Buddha, BurstDays, and More

    Weekdays are the worst, unless you live in South Florida, where we refuse to let a moment go by without cramming it full of entertainment. Whether you're looking to relax and recover from the weekend or would prefer to fill your weekday evening with distracting goings-on, there's something for you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2014

    The 13 Most Overcooked Food Trends of 2013: #4 The Gentrification of Mexican Alcohol

    The world of gastronomy is as subject to the whim and whimsy of the "trend" as any industry, from fashion to music. Some foods are eternal, like pizza, and others come and go from our midst, for better or for worse. So, we got together all of the food writers we could find and asked them what they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2013

    AAA Offers Free Towing for New Year's Eve

    Well, that's really nice! AAA auto club, in partnership with Bud Light, is offering free tow truck services for drunk people tonight. It's part of the "Tow to Go" program that they offer on alcohol-centric holidays like Cinco de Mayo and Super Bowl Sunday. They say it's gotten 22,000 drivers off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    Bartender Q&A: Tiffany Pearson of Uncle Julio's Fine Mexican on Virgin Margaritas and the Whistle Stop

    Peanut butter and jelly; milk and cookies; bacon and eggs: some things are just better in a pair. We think tequila and summer need to be added to the list. What could possibly be better than sitting poolside with a margarita in hand? Our point, exactly. Since summer is now well under way -- okay, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2013

    Top Ten Mexican Craft Brews for Cinco de Mayo

    The history of craft beer in Mexico traces its history to before the Spanish conquest when the natives brewed fermented beverages with ingredients ranging from corn, cocoa beans to agave. One of them is a drink called izquiate or tesgüino, which is brewed with corn. Then the Conquistadors introduc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2013

    Top Ten Mexican Restaurants in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    Let's face it: with South Florida's heavy colorful Latin population, finding good latin cuisine isn't exactly challenging. But finding a good Mexican restaurant? Now, that's another story. While lots of restaurants in the area produce a decent variation of authentic Mexican fare, true Tex-Mex or a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Cinco de Mayo is Sunday: Ten Places to Party in South Florida

    You better get ready. This Sunday is, like, the second biggest drinking holiday in the world--well, we don't actually know if that's true, but it should be. The time has come to release that inner Mexican and have a good time. We have the list of ten places to celebrate in Broward and Palm Beach C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Go Local Loco: Florida Substitutes For Mexican Beers

    With Cinco de Mayo coming up on Sunday, does the idea of downing Mexican beer get you... well, down? Firstly, there's a lot more than Corona to be had. If you want to spice up your celebrations but still be true to local brew, why not try a Florida alternative that's produced in the same style as t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 2, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    Pinche Taqueria Works Out Fitting into Wilton Manors

    There are nearly a dozen taco options on Pinche Taqueria's concise Mexican-American menu. Despite our expectations for more true-to-form Mexican fare, stemming from Pinche's New York locations and their strict adherence to those traditions, Stephanie Lee, owner of the Wilton Manors outpost, told us ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Unexpected Places to Party for Cinco de Mayo in South Florida

    Cinco de Mayo is Saturday, and there are many ways you can choose to celebrate what often devolves into a holiday of drinking too much and making poor decisions about one's ability to dance on a bar. (Which, more power to you: Have fun, and call a cab!)Find a list of the typical, tried-and-true, cra ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 3, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Cinco de Mayo in South Florida: Where to Celebrate

    The good news and the bad news about Cinco de Mayo is that May 5 falls on a Saturday this year. Good news for the obvious reasons (you won't have to develop an elaborate excuse for smelling like tequila at your morning work meeting) and bad news in that there's nothing stopping you -- and every othe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Derby Day at Tap 42, Cinco de Mayo, and Other Food Events This Week in South Florida

    The food and drink event calendar in South Florida is pretty quiet this week, and with the weather taking a dive, it's a good time to hunker down with your couch and streaming Netflix (try this list of five Florida-based movies). By the weekend, it will be time to party down for Cinco de Mayo and th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2012

    Cinco de Mayo at Biergarten Boca Raton: Cheap Beer and Tacos at a German Joint

    Proving they'll take every chance they can to throw down the party stein, Biergarten Boca Raton will host a day-long Cinco de Mayo fiesta on Saturday, May 5. The bash is 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. with food and drink specials running all day long. The German restaurant/bar will feature $3 Coronas, $6 margari ... More >>

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    April 27, 2012

    South Florida's Best Mexican Food

    With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, it's time to talk tacos (and burritos, oxtail soup, and pork belly products, etc.). In anticipation of the holiday and as part of the countdown to New Times' annual Best Of issue, we've put together a list of ten of the best places for Mexican food in Browa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2012

    Beware the Fruit-Infused Tequila at Pinche Taqueria

    After setting an overflowing basket of tri-colored chips and two small bowls of salsa in front of me, my bartender at the recently-opened Pinche Taqueria made a friendly threat: "You're going to be my guinea pig," he said, rubbing his hands together and surveying the bottles in front of him. I had j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Newly Opened Pinche Taqueria in Wilton Manors Is Gearing Up for Cinco de Mayo

    The countdown is on for Cinco de Mayo at Pinche Taqueria, a taco and burrito joint that opened in early February in Wilton Manors. Though the holiday is several weeks away, the new restaurant -- which has two locations in New York City -- is gearing up now for the event, lining up nearly a week's wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    Grow an Awesome Mustache, Win Prizes From Rocco's Tacos and Tequila Bar

    Just when you thought it was safe to shave the ironic 'stache, restauranteur Rocco Mangel provides cash incentive to cultivate a good soup strainer. In anticipation of the Cinco de Mayo celebrations at all four of his South Florida Rocco's Tacos and Tequila Bar locations, Mangel has announced a must ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    Florida Senate Hard at Work: Bill Filed to Replace "Winter Break" With "Christmas Break"

    Sen. Steve Wise ​Well, this gentleman to our left doesn't want to leave the "Christ" out of any title designating time off from school.If anyone's ever looking to argue that the Florida Senate wastes its time on things that aren't relevant to Florida, or planet earth, point to Senate Bill 1136 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    National Tequila Day Is Sunday: Four Places to Celebrate in Broward/PBC

    Milesgehm via Creative CommonsJust because the wise words appear in a poster on the door to a frat dude's lair doesn't mean they are any less true.​ If you had to skip out on making terrible, margarita-fueled Cinco de Mayo decisions this year, Sunday's National Tequila Day provides another opportu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Rock of Ages No-Trespassing Signs Prohibit Photography, Citing the Wrong Ordinance

    Don't photograph this man: it's illegal because we say so!​Hey look, it's Tom Cruise! He and a bevy of other stars are lurking around Fort Lauderdale's Himmarshee Village filming the jukebox musical Rock of Ages, and you might just be tempted to whip out your camera for some celebrity shots as you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    Today Is Free Scoop Day at Häagen-Dazs

    Haagen Dazs Get a free cone tomorrow afternoon at Häagen-Dazs.​Now that we've finished with Cinco de Mayo and Mother's Day, we have one more food-related holiday coming up -- Free Scoop Day at Häagen-Dazs! Today, May 10, from 4 to 8 p.m., just walk into any participating Häage ... More >>

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    May 9, 2011

    Drunk Cinco de Mayo Reveler Tries to Record Cop on iPhone, Goes to Jail

    PBSOJoshua Mandel​Cinco de Mayo celebrations in Boynton Beach apparently got pretty crazy -- an officer states in the report below that "my working of the detail emphasized the bar area in which approximately 400 people were celebrating the Cinco de Mayo holiday and to which every officer in the c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2011

    Try This! Two New Variations on the Classic Mint Julep

    Photo: Flickr/thp365​Now that your liver has had a day to recuperate from Cinco de Mayo it's time to get back on the horse and get your drink on once again! Dust off your best Great Gatsby inspired seersucker outfit because it's time for the Kentucky Derby! You don't have to be an equestrian enthu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Recovering From Cinco de Mayo? Five International Hangover Cures

    Photo: Flickr/ChiRanchRough Night?​Did you start off the day curled up in the fetal position on the floor of your friend's bathroom? Perhaps you stumbled into your living room  this morning and discovered that yesterday, someone used your key to break into your house then proceeded to spill s ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 5, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with free burritos at Chipotle

    Click the photo to download the coupon​Ay dios mio! As if celebrating a random day of the month wasn't exciting enough, Chipotle Mexican Grill is making Cinco de Mayo even more worthwhile. For today only, the quick service Mexican restaurant is offering a bulk discount special: order at least 10 ... More >>

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    May 5, 2011

    Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Palm Beach County

    pdphoto.org via Wikimedia CommonsA brilliant reason to call in sick on Friday.​As your spoilsport friend who holds dual degrees in North American History and Party Pooping will tell you, our version of Cinco de Mayo isn't quite the authentic cultural celebration T.G.I. Friday's has led us to belie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Coupons and Food Deals From Starbucks, Popeyes, Carrabba's, and More!

    flickr/Snapping Kurtle​Whether you want to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, complete a work assignment faster, or just eat some good fried chicken, there are several deals that will satisfy your interests this week. Starting May 6, Starbucks will have a happy hour of its own.

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Epic Tequila Taco Dinner for Cinco de Mayo Celebration

    Staying in tonight for Cinco de Mayo? Let Furious Harley Morenstein from Epic Meal Time guide you on how to prepare a gut-busting (and mildly disgusting) Mexican feast in the comforts of home. In the video, Morenstein says, "If you don't marinate your meat in a Ziploc bag, you think too highly of ... More >>

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    April 21, 2011

    Caliente Kitchen to Heat Up Boynton

    ​If you can stand the heat, get into the new Caliente Kitchen, which will makes its debut on Cinco de Mayo in the mammoth Renaissance Commons retail-residential complex in Boynton Beach.  The second Kitchen from proprietor Taylor Smith will join its Delray Beach parent with an all-day, "famil ... More >>

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    March 11, 2011

    Four Things to Drink on St. Patrick's Day Instead of Green Beer

    SpaceAgeSage via Creative CommonsMmmm...delicious FD&C Green No. 3. ​Green beer - the defacto and decidedly non-authentic Official Drink of St. Patrick's Day - is the liquid equivalent of shouting "Whoooo!!" when your favorite song comes on in the club: innocent fun, but a little amateurish.Un ... More >>

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    March 11, 2011

    You Heard It Here First: Rocco's Cinco de Mayo Plans

    Rocco Mangel wants to celebrate Cinqo de Mayo with YOU.​Last year, Rocco Mangel elected to have a police officer escort him to and from his West Palm Beach and Boca Raton restaurants so that he could celebrate Cinco de Mayo with everyone.He ended up in the hospital after suffering from heat exhaus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Half-Way to Cinco de Mayo This Friday at Rocco's Tacos

    It's November: I need a drink.​I bet Rocco's Tacos owner Rocco Mangel was the kind of kid who sneaked down to the tree in the middle of the night on Christmas Eve to carefully peel back the wrapping on his presents and steal a peek. His namesake restaurants will host a Half-Way to Cinco de Mayo ce ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 29, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    Five Places to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

    Where are you going to celebrate Cinco de Mayo tomorrow? (or if you're like us, where are you starting today?) Below, our five favorite Mexican restaurants in Broward-Palm Beach. Leave a comment and tell us where you go to get your flautas fix, from your local taco truck to your favorite tequila bar ... More >>

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