For most it is not a matter if, but where to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. The origins of the holiday hardly has roots in copious amounts of margaritas and cheap Mexican beer, but instead considered the turning point in what was until then a losing fight against the powerful invading French forces. The “Battle of Puebla” gave the Mexican people a renewed sense of hope in defending their beloved country and the eventual victory on May 5, 1862.
I suppose anytime you defeat invading French forces is a fantastic time to take a nip of tequila and should be celebrated in style. We assembled a few ways to pay your respects to Mexico and still possibly get your drink on at the same time. Continue reading