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Restaurants Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Menu Specials

I’m pretty cinco’ed out. I spent the last week or so gathering images and info about restaurant deals for Cinco de Mayo, so I’m pretty tired of the words “Cinco de Mayo,” “margarita,” “tequila,” and “tacos.” My friend in Mexico told me that only the state of Puebla celebrates the holiday there. I’ve never celebrated Cinco de Mayo and I’m not sure how or why Americans have latched onto this day, but maybe we all just like an excuse to get drunk and eat tacos (no judgment there).

See how restaurants are partying it up for Cinco de Mayo!

Photo: Morrison Pub/Facebook

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I had the pleasure of visiting a friend who lives in Piedras Negras (a town near the border) this past weekend and she introduced me to a lot of good food. I’ve been to P.N. on missions twice before with my church, but I had never gotten to experience the “real Mexico” (as my friend put it) because we were always served delicious but kind of American meals (safe for our American stomachs, haha).

I was excited to taste more authentic Mexican cuisine during this trip. Here’s all the yummy grub I had. Continue reading

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A Food Tour of Piedras Negras

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Work Happenings

Trending: Mexican Cheeses

I’ve spent most of my day reading about Mexican cheeses and staring at delicious photos of cheesy dishes (I’m actually lactose-intolerant, but I’m a cruel self-abuser when it comes to dairy, haha).

Cotija cheese is becoming more commonplace in the restaurant world, as are other Mexican cheeses.

Here’s the gallery I assembled together on the topic, if you’re interested in seeing how these cheeses are being used!

Photo: True Food Kitchen/Facebook

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