Many people are under the impression that Cinco de Mayo is Mexico’s independence day. It is not, but it is still incredibly fun to celebrate, even in far-away Boston, Massachusetts. That’s why everybody seems to have a special plan for celebrating Mexico’s first victory over the French in 1862.
•After trying the avocado dinner at Ole Mexican Grill recently, we must recommend a trip to Inman Square, where they are giving the avocado-themed menu another run all week.[Ole]
•The Beehive is having a Mi Casa Bee Casa party for the holiday, so head down to the South End on the 5th for chili chocolate mousse and Acapulco sangria. [Beehive]
•Check out Saint for a fiesta worth staying up late for - cocktails by Corona and Sauza are complimentary for the first 150 guests. [Going]
•For a more upscale party, a trip to Excelsior is in order, but don’t expect to spend too much - they’ll have a $5 menu of margaritas, cerveza, and tapas. [Excelsior]
[Photo: Las Cruces]