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Cinco de Mayo Fiestas 2014 in Chicago

Dancers at the annual Cinco de Mayo Festival i...

Dancers at the annual Cinco de Mayo Festival in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Happy Cinco de Mayo Everyone

Happy Cinco de Mayo Everyone (Photo credit: Bisayan lady)

Charge of the Mexican Cavalry at the Battle of...

Charge of the Mexican Cavalry at the Battle of Puebla (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Who doesn’t love Cinco de Mayo? Grab your sombrero, some guacamole and a tasty margarita or sangria and spearhead a Cinco de Mayo Celebration with your friends. Listen to some festive Mariachi music. Head over to one of your favorite Mexican restaurants for the best fiesta north of the border.

Check out Maria’s in Rosemont  http://mariasmexicanrestaurant.com/foster/ or

Mercadito in Chicago at 108 W Kinzie Street Chicago, IL 60654 http://www.mercaditorestaurants.com/

ere’s a link to Chicago Eater’s favorite tacos: http://chicago.eater.com/archives/2014/05/02/your-guide-to-chicagos-favorite-tacos.php

The celebration of  Cinco de Mayo commemorates the victory of about 4000 Mexican patriots over the powerful French army in at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862 under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza Sequin.

 

Français : Poste - États-Unis - Cinco de Mayo

Français : Poste – États-Unis – Cinco de Mayo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Map of the Puebla surroidings by the time of t...

Map of the Puebla surroidings by the time of the Battle of Puebla (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com

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