Feast on Cinco de Mayo Favorites

Monday, May 1, 2017 | 9:11 pm

Mexican cuisine is much more than tacos and tequila but that doesn’t mean that these staple items don’t have a place in your Cinco de Mayo menu. Celebrate on Friday May 5 with traditional food and drink right here in Pasadena.

Fleming’s Steakhouse
Elevate your Cinco de Mayo celebration with Fleming’s $100 Prime Margarita, prepared with premium tequila from Casa Herradura and served in a refined Baccarat crystal glass. Available May 4-6.
Fleming’s is located on 179 East Colorado Boulevard. Call (626) 639-0490 or visit http://www.flemingssteakhouse.com/locations/ca/pasadena.

El Cholo Cafe
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo fun all day. Try a margarita flight for a little taste of everything or order the L.A Lemonade with 1800, Sauza Conmemorativo, Herradura Silver and Cointreau if you’re feeling like a true Californian. Save the 24 Karat – Jose Cuervo’s Reserva de la Familia and Grand Marnier Cent Cinquantenaire for a special occasion – this pricey margarita is worth it’s weight in gold.
El Cholo Cafe is located at 260 East Colorado Boulevard, Suite 203. Call (626) 795-5800 or visit http://www.elcholopasadena.com/.

El Portal
Will offer a tequila tasting with bocadillos and live music by Mariachi México. They’re known for agave wine margaritas. These margaritas are known as some of the best in town, ask for Edgar and he’ll make all your margarita dreams come true.
El Portal is located at 695 East Green Street. Call 626.795.8553 or visit http://www.elportalrestaurant.com/index.html.

Descanso Gardens
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a delicious authentic Mexican buffet and mariachi music on the Main Lawn.
Descanso Gardens is located at 1418 Descanso Drive in La Cañada Flintridge. Call (818) 949-4200 or visit https://www.descansogardens.org.

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo weekend with tacos, tequila, music, and more at the Patio Grill. Enjoy the gardens and galleries while you’re here. No reservations needed, but general admission is required.

The Huntington Gardens is located at 1151 Oxford Road in San Marino. Call (626) 405-2100 or visit www.huntington.org/WebAssets/Templates/calendardetail.aspx?id=23777.








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