'¡TIME TO CINCO TOGETHER!' — Centro hosts Cinco de Mayo luncheon celebration
Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos hosted its Cinco de Mayo luncheon celebration on Thursday at Cuauhtemoc Hall where 400 guests attended.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Celebrating Cinco de Mayo
Thursday at 3:00 p.m. on Houston Life, we’re celebrating Cinco de Mayo. We’ll take you to a restaurant that’s considered a staple in Houston’s historic Third Ward. You’ll learn more about this family-owned spot that’s been in business for over 60 years with original recipes that never changed. You’ll meet the owner’s son who’s keeping the family traditions alive, he grew up in the restaurant and is now taking over at 60-years-old. That’s Thursday on KPRC2.
The ban on avocados from Mexico could be bruising, the longer it goes on
The longer the avocado ban continues, the more it affects avocado growers, distributors, retailers, restaurants and consumers in all markets. But there is a glimmer of hope that the flow of America’s favorite fruit may not be stoppered for long.washingtonpost.com
Chicas Calaveras commemorate Cinco de Mayo
Members of Chicas Calaveras —Ines Magaña Picazo and Karla Valentina — Cinco de Mayo by wearing their traditional Dia de los Muertos costumes. "The Day of the Dead is celebrated all year.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Time for a grande Cinco De Mayo Fiesta at Cadillac Bar
Cinco de Mayo, the holiday celebrated in parts of Mexico and the United States marking the anniversary of the Battle of Puebla (Mexico’s 1862 victory over the French), has long been marked with Mexican-inspired revelry. In Houston that means Mexican food and plenty of margaritas and Mexican beer including the fiesta happening at Cadillac Bar.
Here are a few deals to help you celebrate Cinco de Mayo
Today is Cinco de Mayo! Here are few deals to help you celebrate! The date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza, but there will not be a quiz later.
Cramer says a 'rush to open is a mistake,' keeps Cinco de Mayo reopening for his restaurant
CNBC's Jim Cramer said Monday he's concerned about plans to further ease indoor dining restrictions in New York City and he won't accelerate plans to reopen his Covid-shuttered Brooklyn restaurant in May. "I just think that we don't know enough still. We don't know enough about viral load. We don't know enough about what the real number should be at a bar," Cramer added. According to the CDC, the risk of Covid transmission increases with indoor dining, especially when tables are not spaced at least 6 feet apart.cnbc.com
Things to Know: States push their own relief packages
Not waiting for more federal help, states have been approving their own coronavirus aid packages, spending hundreds of millions of dollars to help residents and business owners devastated by the the pandemic's economic fallout. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)Here’s what’s happening Wednesday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.:THREE THINGS TO KNOW TODAY:— States not willing to wait for pandemic financial relief from the federal government have taken matters into their own hands. The Biden administration’s $1.9 trillion relief plan would send hundreds of billions of dollars to state and local governments. — The predominantly Latino cities of Central Falls, Rhode Island, and Chelsea, Massachusetts, have been among their states’ hardest-hit communities in the pandemic. There are fresh voucher proposals in states with already abundant subsidies for private and home schools and in states where there are none.
May 5, 1961: NASA sends the first American into space
Astronaut Alan B. Shepard, Jr. is credited as the first American to journey into space on May 5, 1961. According to NASA, in 1959 NASA invited 110 top test pilots to volunteer for the manned space flight program. 1923: Alan Shepard, the naval aviator and NASA astronaut who in 1961 became the second person, and the first American, to travel into space, is born in Derry, New Hampshire. (NASA via Wikimedia Commons)He received numerous awards, including the NASA Distinguished Service Medal and the Congressional Space Medal of Honor. You can learn more about Alan B. Shepard, Jr. and his mission in the video below.
Coronavirus might mean less Corona beer on Cinco de Mayo
But we’re referring to Corona beer and Cinco de Mayo. Typically, the dominant choice of beer for those celebrating Cinco de Mayo is Corona. But Corona likely will be consumed way less than usual due to the coronavirus pandemic, that is unrelated in name. In February, a report in the Denver Post said Corona was taking a public relations hit due to people fearing they would get coronavirus by drinking Corona. Cinco de Mayo has surpassed St. Patrick’s Day and the Super Bowl for beer consumption on one day, with Corona virtually holding a monopoly on advertising and sales for beer on Cinco de Mayo, according to Loop Insights.
This Week in Houston Food Events: How To Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Mother's Day
This week, support local restaurants by carrying out, fuel up on tacos for Cinco de Mayo, and celebrate all the moms in your life with tasty eats. Monday through FridayTeacher and Nurse Appreciation Week at Grimaldis PizzeriaGrimaldis Pizzeria will honor hardworking teachers and nurses nationwide with its annual appreciation week. Tuesday, May 5Cinco de Mayo SpecialsHoustonians can celebrate Cinco de Mayo with carryout fiesta kits from Cyclone Anaya's, available to preorder. Hungrys, 14714 Memorial, 2356 Rice, will be offering Taco Trays now through Saturday, May 9. Family Meal Menu at Roka AkorRoka Akor, 2929 Weslayan, has added a new Japanese Wagyu Package for $99 per person to its Family Meal Menu.houstonpress.com
Upcoming Houston Food Events: Eat and Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
Here's a look at what's going on in the food world during the COVID-19 crisis, including curbside delivery, Cinco de Mayo specials and more. Photo by Usman DhananiHoustonians can celebrate Cinco de Mayo with carryout fiesta kits from Cyclone Anaya's, available to preorder. Fuzzys Taco Shop invites guests to take at-home fiestas to the next level with fresh Mexican favorites including chips and guacamole, tacos and margaritas. Additionally, Fuzzys Taco Shop has partnered with Avocados From Mexico to gift 100 lucky winners with free chips and guacamole for a year. Anyone who purchases Fuzzys guacamole on Cinco de Mayo (Tuesday, May 5) and uses the Fuzzys Taco Shop Rewards app will be eligible to win.houstonpress.com
Sip on 'Slime in the Ice Machine' at this new Montrose patio bar
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A new bar-restaurant in Montrose has Houstonians wishing for some "Slime in the Ice Machine. "That's the name of the signature frozen cocktail at Lotti Dotti Patio Bar. "If you are a local, a true local, you know who Marvin Zindler is," explained Lotti Dotti's general manager Michael Riojas. Then, you can hear them explaining to their significant other who is not from Houston, like, 'Oh, Marvin Zindler. And there's even a purple drink called "Be Someone," which is a nod to Houston's iconic graffiti art.abc13.com