I want to be clear. None of these facts about the Cinco de Mayo holiday are riveting or amazing, but they're close. This is my compilation of better than 10 facts and figures and misconceptions on the holiday, that officially really isn't a holiday anywhere in the world. Which brings us to fact number one, or should I say, Lo que nos lleva al hecho número uno.
First, I don't want to rain on anyone's parade, especially this week when we're celebrating National Teachers, Nurses and Corrections Officer week. These are all noble positions and they deserve to celebrate. Now, with that said, there are just so many "special National Days" set aside for May, I'm wondering, "Where does the madness end?
Cinco de Mayo isn't necessarily a holiday - but many in the United States treat it as one. It's actually a day that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War in 1962.
Regardless, many restaurants take today as an opportunity to have themed specials. The COVID-19 pandemic isn't stopping us from all the tacos and margaritas.
Happy Cinco de Mayo. Celebrate on Varick Street in Utica where bars will be serving up specials all day. Destiny USA in Syracuse will be lit up in red, white and green with Marachi music all day. You can also enjoy free valet parking USA if you have a '5' on your license plate. Find out all the celebrations at Destiny USA and others ways to save and celebrate at several other places around Central
You may pay more for guacamole because of the drought in California where 80% of avocados come from. It takes 72 gallons of water to grow a pound of avocados. The drought is slightly increasing prices. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with your own guacamole. Chipotle revealed their home made recipe.
It's Cinco de Mayo. Not Mexico's Independence Day, but a day to commemorate the Mexican army's unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. To celebrate, several restaurants are offering freebies or deals. Here's 6 places to get a Cinco de Mayo meal at a discount.
5th of May, or Cinco de Mayo, celebrated all across this country, but in our household, we have another reason to celebrate. 8 years ago today, we welcomed our daughter, Kathryn Elizabeth, into our lives. Her awesome smile warms the hearts of those around her...