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L.A. Restaurants Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Posted By Admin On May 2, 2014 @ 11:11 am In Dining,Events,Los Angeles | No Comments

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Tacos at Lotería Grill

 

Eat, Drink and Save Dinero


With Cinco de Mayo falling on a Monday this year, some of the city’s best eating and drinking spots have upped the ante with a three-day weekend full of deals, drinks and Mexican food.


West Hollywood’s Tortilla Republic is hosting their own block party on Sunday, May 4th. The booming affair runs from 2 p.m.-10 p.m. and will feature DJs, a live mariachi band and VIP suites complete with bottle service. Of course, $6 margaritas and crispy chicken flautas will also be available.


Lotería Grill is ushering in Cinco de Mayo with the return of its 5-5-5 menu throughout the day on May 5th. Each Los Angeles location will feature chef/owner Jimmy Shaw’s five “best of” tacos along with the top five house-favorite margaritas and five Mexican beers. The “Chile de Nogada” taco will make its debut: chile poblano filled with cheese and plantains, a creamy walnut sauce, and pomegranate seeds to top it all off.

 

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A margarita at Lotería Grill


Both Border Grill locations are holding Cinco de Mayo celebrations this weekend with tequila and food specials. Santa Monica will feature all-day happy hour on Sunday, May 4th, while the downtown location will have a pig roast and Aztec dancers on Saturday, May 3rd, and Sunday, May 4th, plus a DJ and taco station on Monday, May 5th.


Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne’s The Larder at Tavern plans to pair a series of small plates with Mexican-inspired cocktails for $35 per guest on Monday, May 5th, from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Ceviches and carnitas tacos match up with mezcals and tequila drinks in this Cinco de Mayo installment of the bi-monthly Wine and Cheese Club.


Located in the heart of Downtown, Yxta Cocina Mexicana is celebrating Cinco de Mayo all day long with $6 carnitas tacos and tamales, $7 margaritas and $3 Tecates. Open from 2 p.m.-9 p.m., this spot offers authentic hand-crafted tacos, creative cocktails and stylish industrial décor.


From May 3-5, Calle Tacos on Hollywood Boulevard will have a Cinco de Mayo fiesta with a “Mexican Paradise Photobooth” and a number of $5 margaritas to choose from, including strawberry, Jamaica (hibiscus) and jalapeño.

 

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The Burger de Mayo at Lucky Strike


Lucky Strike, the buzzy Hollywood bowling spot, is doing things a bit differently for Cinco de Mayo, focusing on burgers in lieu of tacos and burritos. Their signature one-off hamburger, dubbed Burger de Mayo, features a half-pound patty topped with guacamole and pico de gallo, then wrapped up inside of a Oaxacan cheese quesadilla. Best of all, a portion of each Burger de Mayo sold goes to benefit the Conquer Cancer Coalition, meaning you can party while still doing your part.


Plan Check Kitchen + Bar is offering their Cheeseburger Machismo (habanero cheese, bacon, spicy mayo, batter-fried onions, and Japanese escabeche), taco truck fries and Mexican chocolate donuts on Cinco de Mayo. Revelers planning to imbibe can enjoy $5 El Picante margaritas and mezcal honey sours.



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