Celebrating Cinco de Mayo in LA

Here are 7 fun spots to celebrate Cinco de Mayo around Los Angeles: Jalapeno Pete’s – They make a really good house margarita with Maestro Dobel Tequila, lime agave and Damiana Liqueur. Formerly Cocina Condesa, this Studio City hot spot along Ventura Blvd serves Mexican Munchies (guacamole, jalapeno poppers & ceviche), Terrific Tacos (Butternut Squash, Asada…

Avocado. Margarita. Cinco de Mayo

Everyday is a Cinco de Mayo celebration when you sip a margarita and nibble on tortilla chips and guacamole. I learned from registered dietitian Erin Palinski-Wade working with the Hass Avocado Board some fun facts about avocados. Here’s what I learned – Avocado is a fruit that contributes nearly 20 vitamins and minerals, making it…

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo in LA

Here is my roundup of fun Cinco de Mayo venues in Los Angeles celebrating with Mexican-inspired dishes and drinks – Cinco de Mayo in Century City The InterContinental Los Angeles has some festive food and drink specials going on in its newly renovated lobby lounge all day and night on May 5. Enjoy three Mexican…

Taco Thursday Special at Casa Vega

Many Mexican restaurants offer Taco Tuesdays, however Casa Vega in Sherman Oaks is offering a 60¢ taco starting Thursday, March 31 through June 1. Celebrating their 60th year, Casa Vega is offering a Throwback Thursday “Tacos & Tequila” promotion. When guests order founder Ray Vega’s namesake margarita “The Boss” they can pair it with a…