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Cinco de Mayo

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Top Cinco de Mayo Articles

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  • Kentucky Derby Day action at pari-mutuels

    Kentucky Derby Day action at pari-mutuels
    Horseracing’s biggest day means festivities at South Florida pari-mutuels Saturday. Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino in Hallandale Beach, Calder Casino and Race Course in Miami Gardens and the Palm Beach Kennel Club will be offering mint juleps...
  • Cinco de Mayo: Where to go this weekend for tacos, tequila, more

    Cinco de Mayo: Where to go this weekend for tacos, tequila, more
    Sunday marks Cinco de Mayo, but there are sure to be festivities held throughout the weekend. Whether you're in the mood for tequila and tacos or a Mexican-style burger, we've got you covered. Casa Vega: On Sunday, Casa Vega will be partnering with...
  • 'Moon' lands the top prizes at film festival

    'Moon' lands the top prizes at film festival
    The votes are in for the winners of the 14th annual Newport Beach Film Festival. The eight-day festival concluded Thursday with a closing night spotlight of "The Way, Way Back." The sold-out screening was hosted at the Regency Lido Theatre, with an...
  • Anne Willan is added to James Beard Foundation's cookbook hall of fame

    Anne Willan is added to James Beard Foundation's cookbook hall of fame
    Santa Monica author Anne Willan was inducted into the James Beard Foundation’s Cookbook Hall of Fame on Friday night, highlighting the organization’s annual awards ceremony. Willan, who moved to Southern California from her longtime home...
  • Happy Cinco de Mayo: Here's why margaritas are not macho

    Happy Cinco de Mayo: Here's why margaritas are not macho
    The margarita was made for women.  It was even named for one. No Mexican man “would be caught dead ordering a margarita,” says Jimmy Shaw, chef-owner of L.A.’s Loteria Grill. In a weekend interview with KCRW, Shaw said tequilas...
  • World watches weapons in Israel, Syria; Americans prefer to watch them on the big screen

    World watches weapons in Israel, Syria; Americans prefer to watch them on the big screen
    Israel and Syria continue to fight, Robert Downey Jr. continues to  pretend to fight, and in sunny, pastoral northern Pennsylvania, a former judge is still getting international attention a week after his sentencing over what amounts to a human-...
  • LinkedIn reaches 225 million users as it marks its 10th birthday

    While many people were celebrating Cinco de Mayo this weekend, LinkedIn was marking its 10th anniversary. The professionally-focused social network became a decade old Sunday. To commemorate the occasion, LinkedIn uploaded a neat visual time line...
  • Pineapple tempura, Stella Barra morning bun and other things we want in our mouths now

    Pineapple tempura, Stella Barra morning bun and other things we want in our mouths now
    If you have a stomach, Monday morning's #Weekendeats chat on Twitter was guaranteed to make you hungry. Bacon doughnuts, pineapple tempura, morning buns covered in sugar and everyone's Cinco de Mayo eats made for a seriously envy-filled discussion. Here...
  • Fig chef Ray Garcia wins Cochon 555, while wearing tights

    Fig chef Ray Garcia wins Cochon 555, while wearing tights
    In the end, it’s kind of hard to say what won the day for Ray Garcia. Sure, the Fig chef rocked the Cochon 555 competition Sunday at the jam-packed House of Blues with a tender blood sausage served on cotija grits, a letter-perfect pozole and a...
  • On the Town: Guild throws fiesta with flair fundraiser

    On the Town: Guild throws fiesta with flair fundraiser
    If you're going to throw a fiesta, what better day to do it then on Cinco de Mayo? And if you're going to throw it with flair, who better to do it than the officers and members of La Providencia Guild of Children's Hospital Los Angeles? The Burbank-...
  • Our Laguna: Cinco de Mayo event muy bueno for clinic

    Our Laguna: Cinco de Mayo event muy bueno for clinic
    Sunday may have been foggy, but the goal of the Laguna Beach Community Clinic's Cinco de Mayo celebration was clear — raise money. About $53,000 was netted at the annual event, held Sunday on the terraced patio of Ann and Jim Shea's hillside home....