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Cinco de Mayo

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    May 5, 2014

    Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week

    ¡Ay, ay ay! Rise and shine for Cinco de Mayo! Even if you're not Mexican, tonight you're gonna rock your sombrero, pound shots of tequila, and pretend you are. Sure, you'll wake up hungover, but at least you'll have sweet music from indie rockers the Head and the Heart, rock 'n' roll from Of Mo ... More >>

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    May 5, 2014

    Casa Dragones Launches Blanco Silver Tequila: Jim Meehan Shares Cinco De Mayo Recipes

    Today is Cinco de Mayo, which means later tonight you'll likely be knocking back tequila shots and wearing a sombrero. That is, if you know how to celebrate. If you're Cinco de Cuatro was celebratory enough and you're in recovery mode but still want to revel somehow, take the fiesta to the comfort ... More >>

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    May 2, 2014

    Miami's Ten Best Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend

    Sit back, relax, and take a trago of tequila. It's Cinco de Mayo weekend. And since the holiday is more of an American celebration than Mexican fiesta, we're gonna throw it down like the Mexicans did 152 years ago at the Battle of Puebla. But if you just wanna party because, like, it's the weekend, ... More >>

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    May 2, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Brew at the Zoo, Derby Day, and Early Cinco de Mayo

    This weekend you've got your choices cut out for you. We've got a three-way tie for your affections when it comes to major happenings, along with some other fun food and drink-related stuff. Whether you're into beer and retro music, candy, getting your Cinco de Mayo on early, or putting on your fin ... More >>

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    April 28, 2014

    Five Best Mexican Restaurants in Miami

    In the age of Dorito-shell tacos, burrito bowls, and mango margaritas, it's no wonder most people have no idea what constitutes authentic Mexican cuisine. To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, the anniversary of Mexico's 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla (not the nation's independence, whose an ... More >>

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    September 13, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks this Weekend: Free Beer, Barbecue, and Mezcal

    This weekend is all about getting your freebies on. The only thing that tastes better than the most expensive caviar is the most expensive caviar when it's given to you for free -- amiright? For the next few days, enjoy free suds at Gramps, free barbecue from Sparky's Roadside Barbecue, free Mezcal ... More >>

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    May 7, 2013

    Cinco de Massive: Craze! Pepe Billete! Nadastrom! Sabo! Grand Central Miami!

    Face it, you have no idea what Cinco de Mayo is about. No, it's not Mexican Independence. But you know what? It doesn't really matter. We're just happy to have an excuse to drink all the tequila, Corona, and Dos Equis we want, and get the chance to shake our asses to some moombahton. For everyone w ... More >>

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    May 6, 2013

    Brew at the Zoo in Photos: Fast Pours, Long Lines, Mexican Sombreros

    If you are what you drink, then most of South Florida's beer snobs are fruits or just plain bitter. Hoppy, pungent IPAs and light, easy-drinking pilsners infused with berries or citrus garnered the longest lines at the Miami New Times' Brew at the Zoo on Saturday night at ZooMiami.

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    May 3, 2013

    Cinco de Mayo: Azul's Gazpacho Water Recipe

    If you've been celebrating Cinco de Mayo as long as we have -- you might be over the standard drink-cheap-margaritas -till-you-puke plans. So if you're looking for a more refined (yet still booze-heavy) approach to the holiday -- we've got you covered. This year, instead of shooting tequila - you c ... More >>

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    May 2, 2013

    Cinco de Mayo: Miami's Ten Best Places to Celebrate

    Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day (which is September 16, by the way). Cinco de Mayo is actually the anniversary of the Battle of Puebla, when the Mexican army kicked France's butt May 5,1862. In any event, Cinco de Mayo (or Cinco de Drinko) is celebrated in ... More >>

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    May 2, 2013

    Toro Toro Celebrates Cinco De Mayo All Weekend, Now Serving Brunch Saturday

    Toro Toro charged into downtown at Miami's Intercontinental last fall. Soon after opening they began to offer brunch service on Sunday. Now, with summer charging in and Cinco De Mayo just around the corner, the restaurant is giving drinkers and eaters more reasons to celebrate. They have extended C ... More >>

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    May 2, 2013
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    May 2, 2013
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    May 1, 2013

    Pepe Billete on Cinco de Mayo and Immigration: "Pobre Mexicanos, Se La Clavan Sin Vaselina"

    "Retired marimbero" and Miami New Times columnist Pepe Billete doesn't know many specifics about the Battle of Puebla, Mexico's victorious May 5 mêlée against France during the Franco-Mexican War in 1862. However, that isn't stopping the frisky felt puppet from hosting tremenda fiesta to commemor ... More >>

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    April 29, 2013

    Carlos Ponce and Badass Bikers Talk Cinco de Mayo, Tequila Shots, and Donkey Shows

    The background noise of small talk from athletes finishing the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run was interrupted by the roaring sound of motors as a group of about 15 bikers swarmed El Vato into Mary Brickell Village. The guys of the Cartel Baggers and Peterson's Harley-Davidson were blasting David Guet ... More >>

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    May 4, 2012

    Kentucky Derby Day Parties in Miami: Juleps, Hats, and Bourbon

    The 138th running of the Kentucky Derby is this Saturday and while it's been called the most exciting two minutes in sports -- it can also be said to be the shortest sporting event in the world.So how do you stretch two minutes into a day-long event? Wear silly hats and drink a lot of bourbon, of co ... More >>

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    May 3, 2012

    Six Best Club Parties on South Beach This Weekend

    General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín. You probably don't recognize the name. But General Seguín is the reason you'll tape a felt mustache to your clean-shaven face and inadvertently offend 66 percent of the Hispanic population in the United States on Saturday. Without his leadership, the Mexican arm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Saturday's Brickell Fest: Nacho Libre Wrestling, a Mechanical Bull and Te-Qui-La

    Brickell is no longer just the largest concentration of international banks in the United States. As one of Miami's fastest-growing neighborhoods, the area just south of downtown draws many to live, shop, eat and, or course, drink.Brickell Fest looks to take advantage of the area's growing popularit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Cinco de Mayo Events in Miami: Food Trucks, Markets, Fiestas

    Cinco de Mayo is this Saturday, and that means it's time for margaritas and mariachis. True, the holiday has turned into a bigger party in the States than in Mexico, and it's really not a celebration of Mexico's Independence Day (which, by the way, is September 16). But who cares? It's a reason to c ... More >>

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    May 3, 2012
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    May 3, 2012
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    May 2, 2012

    Ten Best Cinco De Mayo 2012 Parties in Miami

    ¡Orale, güey! Once again, it's that time of year when America gets wasted in the name of a holiday that most of us think honors Mexican Independence. Tequila rules, the city is on fire, and we don't need no water, let the motherfucker burn. ¡Viva Miami! Here are the ten best Cinco De Mayo 201 ... More >>

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    April 23, 2012

    Free Curried Goat Tacos: Dos Equis Taco Truck In Miami Wednesday

    If you've been waiting for the day a Dos Equis taco truck drives into your city, stay thirsty my friend. It's coming soon. The "most interesting" food truck in the world is on a multi-city tour and coming here on Wednesday, partnering with Jefe's food truck and chef Jack Garabedian to throw a 10-day ... More >>

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    March 16, 2012

    Latinos Should Give St. Patrick's Day Back To the Irish, Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Instead

    ​I love Irish peeps. Some of my best friends have been Irish. The Irish are cool. The gregariousness of the Irish may be why Latinos in Miami tend to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with more reverence than they celebrate Cinco de Mayo -- another so-called "drinking" holiday, but also a more Latincent ... More >>

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    December 22, 2011
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    December 20, 2011

    Cinco Cantina & Tequila Bar: As Authentic As Cinco De Mayo

    Photo by billwisserphoto.comCinco Cantina's jalapeño rellenos. View photos of Cinco Cantina & Tequila Bar here.​It seems fitting that Cinco Cantina & Tequila Bar opened in the Village of Merrick Park this past Cinco de Mayo. Not only are the two "Cincos" in sync, but the holiday is celebrated ... More >>

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    May 16, 2011

    Did LeBron James Spend $171,000 at a Las Vegas Nightclub?

    ​Hot on the hells of an alleged $189,000 receipt racked up during a Cinco de Mayo party at the Tryst nightclub in the Wynn resort in Las Vegas comes rumors that LeBron James once racked up an even bigger bill at XS, one of the Wynn's other nightclub. $171,973 to be exact, and that's before a tip, ... More >>

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    May 6, 2011

    Still Drunk From Cinco de Mayo? Get Right With the Vagabond's May Music Schedule

    Skull pinata by Roberto BenavidezYour head after a Cinco de Mayo binge at El Vagabundo.​After getting ripped to the tits last night on makeshift margaritas, six Coronas, a half-bottle of mezcal, two flaming tequila shots, and Michoacan moonshine at El Vagabundo's Cinco De Mayo bash, you're hungove ... More >>

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    May 5, 2011
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    May 5, 2011

    Tinga Recipe for Tonight's Cinco de Mayo Soirees

    Photo by Riki AltmanLet your tongue tangle with this tinga​Today is the big Cinco and the culmination of our recipes. Yesterday you got a taste of grasshopper guacamole so now we'll share something a little more tame and lacking legs: the tinga. It may sound like a dirty word, but in truth it's ju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Happy Cinco de Mayo! Ten Essential Tracks for Shooting Tequila

    "I don't vomit often. But when I do, I've been drinking tequila. Stay thirsty, my friends."​Happy Cinco de Mayo, chingones! Pardon our French -- er, Mexican -- but tequila does that to you. Anyway, that fifth day of May is upon us once again. And you know what that means ... It's time to boister ... More >>

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    May 4, 2011

    Central Beer Garden Opens Today

    ​Coconut Grove's newest addition, Central Beer Garden, will open to the public just in time for Cinco de Mayo celebrations. Along with its sister Sushi Central Lounge the venue is located on the fourth floor of CocoWalk. Boasting more than 60 beers on tap, they will also offer "hearty foods an ... More >>

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    May 3, 2011

    Rosa Mexicano, Mercadito, Talavera: Cinco de Mayo for Foodies

    Lesley ElliottRosa Mexicano wants you to eat, drink, and be de mayo'd, all day long this Thursday. ​Cinco de Mayo, coming this Thursday, is actually an American tradition that predates the college-drinking whoop-de-doo. A holdover from the good old days when pillaging was considered the equivalent ... More >>

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    May 2, 2011

    Cinco de Mayo: Test Your Knowledge With True/False Test

    True or False:This is the true meaning of Cinco de Mayo in America.Sadly, Cinco de Mayo is a largely misunderstood holiday. This is due to much misinformation being passed along in articles, blogs, and so forth. For instance, many people think that the real Mexican celebration has nothing to do with ... More >>

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    May 2, 2011

    Mezcal Drink Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

    An apple a day keeps the French away​In celebration of the upcoming Cinco de Mayo holiday, we're giving you a full five days of recipes you can either enjoy locally or make at home and some basic information on Mexican foods and traditions you can use to wow your friends or future prey.Let's start ... More >>

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    April 28, 2011
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    April 15, 2011

    Mystery Solved (Sort Of), Cinco Coming, and The Chew on TV

    We found out the mystery café that had it's soft opening earlier this week will be called Crumb on Parchment. Michelle Bernstein's momma is making the baked goods. Stay tuned for an interview with her soon.Coral Gables is getting a new eatery: Cinco. Cinco is due--wait for it--on May 5 (uh, yeah, t ... More >>

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    September 23, 2010
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    September 14, 2010

    Tequila Tri-Tip Recipe for Mexican Independence Day

    Here's a tip to try: Throw tequila on your meat, amigo!​If you still happen to have a few droplets of tequila left from Cinco de Mayo, you can always try this recipe for your Mexican Independence Day celebration tomorrow.The professionals advise you be prepared for flare-ups by keeping an open bee ... More >>

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    August 20, 2010

    Hot Plates: Veronica Gessa at Mercadito

    Photo by Danielle Alvarez​Veronica Gessa is a sassy and well accessorized Mercadito hostess. She's of Cuban descent and is a Miami native.The spunky 21-year old lures in patrons nightly with her long black hair and sultry dark eyes. And she boasts a confidence level only seen in locals. As she sta ... More >>

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    July 7, 2010

    Get Totally Guitarded at Bar Tonight, Q&A with DJ G Or Die

    via Totally Guitarded facebook.​"Totally Guitarded is a punk rock night at a cool Bar with cheap drinks. It's the only punk night with all DJ's, no bands." That's according to DJ G Or Die who later got so mad at us writing down everything he was saying that he called us stupid, accused us of being ... More >>

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    May 6, 2009

    News Roundup

    Local The city's preservation board unanimously decided the Bacardi buildings are worthy of historic status. [Herald] FIU's journalism school gets accreditation, just in time for the death of journalism as we know it. [Herald] Two local schools that were close due to swine flu have reope ... More >>

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    May 5, 2009

    Cinco De Mayo Reenactment

    In real life, at least according to wikipedia, Cinco De Mayo "commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely defeat of French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862." In America it usually means tacos and tequila shots, and tourist versions of mariachi hats.The Cinco De Mayo festivities at Jaguar, ... More >>

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    April 30, 2009
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    May 3, 2007

    Fiesta Forever

    We’re celebrating Cinco de Mayo all night long

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    April 19, 2007
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    May 11, 2006
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    May 4, 2006
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    May 4, 2006
  • Dining

    January 22, 2004

    Chow Down Under

    It's January, so naturally we look forward to Australia Day

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