Cinco de Mayo is recognized around the world as a day to celebrate Mexican heritage. Southern Californians recognize it as another day to hit the bars!
Whichever reason brings you to raise a glass this May Fifth, here are a few specials around the Los Angeles Metro that will make you say “Vamos a celebrar Cinco de Mayo!”
Dance With the Stars or Win One Million Pesos at Tacos & Tequila, Morongo Casino
Karina Smirnoff – from Dancing with the Stars, not from the vodka – will host a Cinco de Mayo fiesta at Tacos & Tequila inside Morongo Casino, Resort and Spa on Sunday, May 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. The party will feature food and drink specials along with a “Win A Million Pesos” contest. Call 800-252-4499 or 951-849-3080 for more info.
- Tacos & Tequila at Morongo Casino
- Sunday, May 5, 6 – 8 PM
- 49500 Seminole Dr, Cabazon, CA 92230
Lazy Dog Restaurant and Bar Digs up Mexican Inspired Cocktails Drinks, Torrance
The chefs at Lazy Dog are in fiesta mode and it shows on the the cocktail menu. This month they’ll be featuring the Watermelon Tequila Fresca: Jose Cuervo, Watermelon Agua fresca, Organic Agave Nectar, Housemade Sweet & Sour and a Red Chili & Black Sea Salt ($7.50). Beer drinkers might opt for a Victoria Draft Beer (Mexico’s oldest beer brand, a Vienna-style) or the simple and totally So-Cal Corona & Lime ($4.95). Available at all Lazy Dog locations.
Mexican Bebidas at Lazy Dog
Lazy Dog, Del Amo Fashion Center, 3525 West Carson Street, Torrance CA 90503
The Italaian Gelato Taco at Paciugo, Hermosa Beach
What do you get when you combine a taco and gelato? A gelaco of course! Available at our favorite sweet treat shop all weekend long, May 3-5.
- The Gelaco at Paciugo
- 1034 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA; (310) 379-2525