Último Minuto: Cinco de Mayo Fiestas, Dishes, and Ditties

Photo: Melissa Hom

Whether you’re planning a feast tonight or eating nothing but the worm, it’s about time to start the Cinco de Mayo festivities, and hitting Cabrito’s pop-up beach bar is far from your only option. Here now, our overstuffed torta of recommendations.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Flan Custard at the Shake Shack [Blondie and Brownie]
AlwaysHungry’s Mexican Food Favorites [AlwaysPartying]
Serious Eats’s Mexican Food Favorites [Serious Eats]
Six Takeout Taquerias [Metromix]
A funny song about guacamole [Serious Eats]
Cinco de Mayo destinations with numbers next to them [Feast]
A Taco Tour of Sunset Park [Serious Eats]
A Foosball tournament! [Refinery29]
Guest of a Guest rattles off the names of some Mexican restaurants. [GoaG]
A new enchilada spot, Vamos al Tequila, is opening in Greenpoint in about ten days. [New York Shitty]
Free beers and margaritas [89th and Broke]
A margarita recipe from Milagro’s tequila ambassador. [BlackBook]
Go!Go! Curry offers $5 curry and hosts an eating competition. [Midtown Lunch]
A dozen specials, plus Guactacular 2010 [Wined and Dined]
Another dozen-plus options, including three pub crawls [Zagat Buzz]
The most extensive (and frattiest) list out there [MurphGuide]
Gothamist throws out several recommendations [Gothamist]
Top ten taco trucks [NYDN]
Pinche Taqueria’s fish tacos are better than a fast-food chain’s. (Well, that’s settled!) [Fork in the Road/VV]
Specials, mapped [Eater NY]
Brooklyn options, including a “wrestling party” and guac-off [Brokelyn]
Ivy Stark’s guacamole recipe [Serious Eats]