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Cinco de Mayo celebration US origins

Sometime in late May or early April of 1862, the May 27 edition of the San Francisco newspaper La Voz de Mejico reached Tuolumne Country in northern California. It had traveled by steamboat to Stockton, then by stagecoach to Sonora and the rest of the county. One of the top stories was about a battle the Mexican army won against the better-equipped French in Puebla, Mexico. The headline read, “Long live Mexico!!! Long live independence! Long live the valiant Mexican soldiers! Long live the he...
Tags: Travel, California, Mexico, US, America, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Long, Chicago, Mexico City, Stockton, Sonora, Zaragoza, Columbia, Puebla, Veracruz


Cinco de Mayo Food & Meal Prep with Stylish, Festive Prepara Taco Accessories

What better excuse is there to eat Tacos this week than Cinco de Mayo?! Only days away, I’m sure you’ve already headed to the store to stock up on Corona, limes, Hass avocados, your favorite tortilla chips (or mine!), tequila for your margaritas, and everything you need for Tacos or other Cinco de Mayo food you want to indulge in. My favorite way to serve my large family tacos is with my Prepara Taco Accessories ! Prepara Taco Accessories I use my Prepara 3 Sectional Tray ...
Tags: Fashion, Recipes, Tequila, Avocado, Avocados, Corona, Margarita, Cinco de Mayo, Home Life, Food & Snacks, Alacran Tequila, Holiday Features, Taco Tuesday, Hass Avocados, Alacran, Silver Tequila


Tequila and Coke cocktail in Mexico

Tequila, Mexico, isn’t wildly popular with American tourists, especially when compared with other world-famous spirit regions like Cognac in France or Islay in Scotland. Those who do visit the village of Tequila often visit on bus tours or on the ever-popular roundtrip tequila train operated by Jose Cuervo. Yet doing so means bypassing exploring the village of Tequila itself independently, which is a shame for people looking for a true taste of the region. Aside from large distilleries like J...
Tags: Travel, Mexico, France, Scotland, America, Mexico City, Coke, Guadalajara, Tequila, All, Margarita, La Capilla, Batangas, Tequila Mexico, Jose Cuervo, Cuba Libre


Where to eat and drink at DFW

Dallas-Fort Worth is full of good places to eat, and its airport is no different. While it’s primarily stocked with the barbecue joints that the Lone Star State is so famous for, even the pickiest of eaters won’t go hungry waiting on a flight here (although vegetarians and vegans might find it a little harder than most). Pull on your stretchy pants and get ready for your flight. These are the best places to eat and drink in every terminal at the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Term...
Tags: Travel, Texas, Mexico City, New Orleans, Dallas, Mediterranean, All, Lone Star State, DFW, Dallas-Fort Worth, Tex Mex, DFW Airport, Margarita, Paloma, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Cantina Laredo


Eat: These Date-and-Walnut Bars Are Food for the Gods

Trial and error leads to the perfect Filipino dessert.
Tags: Food, News, Philippines, Cookies, Margarita, Bakeries and Baked Products, Dates (Fruit, Manzke, Walnut Bars Are Food


The best Piña Coladas in San Juan

You don’t have to go far to find a Piña Colada in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The cocktail’s birthplace is rife with frosty hurricane glasses full of rum, coconut cream, and pineapple juice. The bar at your hotel undoubtedly blends a reliable version, which you can happily slurp while lounging on the sunny hotel patio until you get brain freeze. But you don’t want to simply call it in when drinking Piña Coladas in Puerto Rico — because the bars on this island make some of the best vacation drinks ...
Tags: Travel, New York, America, Hilton, Caribbean, Puerto Rico, San Juan, All, Don, SAN JUAN Puerto Rico, Marrero, Stern, Lopez, Margarita, Caribe Hilton, Pina Colada


Why an ancient spirit and a hidden bar will be at LA Galaxy home games

Starting this season, an ancient Mexican spirit will be on hand for every LA Galaxy home game, and if you’re observant enough, it even has a secret for you. Mezcaleria El Silencio, a bar with a hidden speakeasy, makes its debut March 2 for the LA Galaxy home opening game on the main concourse of Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, serving cocktails infused with the centuries-old mezcal spirit, which comes from the agave plant, like tequila. “Mezcal and soccer is a beautiful cocktail in itself,...
Tags: Drinks, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, LA Galaxy, Aeg, Carson, Margarita, Redondo Beach, Van Nuys, Zapata, Oaxaca Mexico, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, Restaurant Reviews + Food


The history of the margarita

No drink can bring the same energy to a crowd of people like a margarita. The bright and balanced drink hits all the right levels of sweet, sour, salty, and boozy. It’s the most-loved cocktail in the US, according to a Nielsen survey, and it has been since Nielsen started polling bargoers on cocktails in 2016. The margarita has, in nearly every metric, taken over America. It’s also been bastardized beyond belief. A classic margarita is made with two ounces of blanco tequila, one and a half o...
Tags: Travel, Texas, Mexico, New York City, US, America, Hilton, Smithsonian, Dallas, Nielsen, Santa Fe, King, Mariano, All, Lee, Martinez


Cheeseburger In Paradise Soup

Oh, my stars, this was sooo good! There’s only 2 things that would’ve made it better. If I was eating it in a Tropical oasis and Jimmy Buffet was singing Margaretville. Ok, maybe a Margarita itself would make it even better too. [Author: Andrea N.]
Tags: Crafts, Margarita, Jimmy Buffet, Margaretville, Andrea N, Paradise Soup


Translators on the Art of Translation.

To celebrate the National Book Award for Translated Literature, Emily Temple at Literary Hub quotes ten translators on how they translate; the most high-flown and most annoying is Nabokov (from his 1941 essay “The Art of Translation”): Three grades of evil can be discerned in the queer world of verbal transmigration. The first, and lesser one, comprises obvious errors due to ignorance or misguided knowledge. This is mere human frailty and thus excusable. The next step to Hell is taken by the tra...
Tags: Uncategorized, Linguistics, Poe, Literary Hub, Margarita, Schiller, Nabokov, Joukovsky


Nevada as you've never seen it

Nevada as you’ve never seen it Lake Tahoe. Photo: Shutterstock/Topseller N evada covers a hefty 110,000 square miles — you could fit three Indianas in there, or 11 Marylands. And while it’s simpler on the imagination to picture this vast landscape as all ghost towns and desert, you’d be missing a whole hell of a lot: the alpine lakes, the snow-capped mountain ranges, the singing sand dunes, the art enclaves, the surreal rock formations, the lush river ...
Tags: Travel, Google, California, US, Sacramento, America, Austin, Las Vegas, Nevada, West Coast, North America, Lake Tahoe, Kerouac, Sierra, Midtown, Reno


Key Lime Margarita Jell-O Shot

Key Lime Margarita Jell-O Shot:  Slightly more tart but sweet version of your basic margarita using a key lime pie cream liqueur and of course, lots of tequila. The post Key Lime Margarita Jell-O Shot appeared first on Sweet ReciPEAs.
Tags: Food, Fruit, Booze, Tequila, Margarita, Key Lime, Tipsy Tuesday, Jell-O shot


Coroner identifies wife found deceased in home

(UPDATE September 27, 2018 5:25 p.m.) A Ridgecrest man was released with no charges after his wife was found dead in their home near 500 North Scott Street on September 22, 2018.According to court documents, Ridgecrest Police were called to the scene just after 6:15 p.m. where they found the victim, 33-year-old Margarita Fordham lying facedown in her daughter's bedroom. Fordham was reportedly non-responsive and not breathing.Court documents show that the victim's husband, William Fordham...
Tags: Court, William, Local News, Margarita, Fordham, Ridgecrest, Ridgecrest Police, William Fordham, North Scott Street, Margarita Fordham, Margarita Mary Fordham, North Scott Street Fordham


Fearless Fundraising: the next four weeks

“Fearless Fundraising” is a series on church and non-profit fundraising by Charles LaFond, a consultant, spiritual companion and master potter living on a farm in New Mexico. Charles is the author of many books including Fearless Church Fundraising, Fearless Major Gifts: Inspiring Meaning-making and now, Note to Self.      It is August.  The last of the vacations are underway complete with murder mysteries, cookouts and coconut suntan oils.  Clergy and some on-top-of-it wardens are vaguely aware...
Tags: Religion, Jesus, Margarita, The Magazine, Charles LaFond, Featured Story, New Mexico Charles


Cocktail Friday – Gathering Events’ Classic Margarita

Thanks to the wonderful team at Gathering Events, follow this easy (but delicious) way to learn all about the classic Margarita and how to make your own at home.   The classic Margarita is undeniably one of the world’s most loved cocktails – and for good reason! Conjuring up summer holidays, Sunday sessions and girls nights, we love the perfect balance of sweet and sour. The most important ingredient here is obviously tequila, but before you run the other way, it’s time you investigated this spi...
Tags: Wedding, Margarita, Made, Cocktail Friday


In ‘First We Surf Then We Eat’ cookbook, recipes for adventurous eating from the world’s best surf spots

It’s a book longtime surfer Jim Kempton has unconsciously been writing his whole life. He started traveling the world to search for the best surf decades ago, documenting his adventures in the ’70s when exploration for waves was raw and new, and long before social media and forecasters easily pointed surfers to the best swells. Jim Kempton, former editor/publisher of Surfer Magazine, just published a book called “First We Surf Then We Eat.” (File photo Orange County Register/SCNG) Along the...
Tags: Asia, Books, Indonesia, Mexico, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Surfing, Greenpeace, Local News, Costa Rica, Beaches, Kempton, Meg, Oceanside, Laguna Beach


An Asbestos-Bound, Fireproof Edition of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 (1953)

Even by the extreme standards of dystopian fiction, the premise of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 can seem a little absurd. Firemen whose job is to set fires? A society that bans all books? Written less than a decade after the fall of the Third Reich, which announced its evil intentions with book burnings, the novel explicitly evokes the kind of totalitarianism that seeks to destroy culture—and whole peoples—with fire. But not even the Nazis banned all books. Not a few academics and writers surv...
Tags: Google, Europe, Books, College, Germany, Nazis, Ray Bradbury, Literature, Sci Fi, Facebook Twitter, Lauren Davis, Guernica, Helen Keller, Josh Jones, Bradbury, Margarita


Shake it up! With Sainsbury’s Cocktail Mixers

This new Sainsbury’s private brand range is designed to be affordable for everyone, so shoppers can swap the cocktail bar for their kitchen and impress friends by mixing up an Espresso Martini like a pro. Sainsbury’s is the first supermarket in the UK to launch a variety of cocktail ingredients in 35cl and 20cl bottles. The bottle size ensures shoppers don’t need to invest heavily before experimenting with cocktail o’clock. The line has been exclusively produced for Sainsbury’s by Gabriel Boudi...
Tags: UK, Featured, Global, Sainsbury, Sainsburys, Branding, Margarita, Elderflower Liqueur, Triple Sec, Gabriel Boudier


Two Chefs Bar – Impressive Mexican & Italian Fare Coupled With Solid Happy-Hour Deals

A place where discerning diners and lovers of good vibes gather, Two Chefs Bar is the ideal place to be should you find yourself in the mood for after-work drinks, casual gatherings and tasty food. Serving up a mixture of both Mexican and Italian grub, many might find the contrast odd but contrary to preliminary expectations, this isn’t one of those hipster joints where they try to mix and combine flavours together in hopes of producing unique. Instead, what diners can hope to expect from the r...
Tags: Singapore, Italy, Anthropology, Tripadvisor, Holland Village, Advertorial, Angus, Caesar, Margarita, Ocean Way, Pina Colada, Index - T, Romantic Dining Singapore, Best Burger Singapore, Quayside Isle, Good Food in West Singapore


A bear got into a backyard hot tub and drank a guy's margarita

Not all heroes wear capes, people. Take this bear, for instance. Mark Hough of Altadena, California first spotted the bear climbing over his fence. He then witnessed the critter slipping into his (unheated) hot tub for a cool soak. Wait, it gets better. Then the bear knocked over and lapped up the margarita Hough had left by the edge of the tub. Later, the bear was found napping in a nearby tree. NBC San Diego: After first spotting the bear, Hough retreated inside, only to later find the fu...
Tags: Post, Video, News, Luxury, San Diego, Bear, Hot Tub, Hero, Jacuzzi, Margarita, Hough, Summertime, Altadena California, Mark Hough


Independence Day in Niagara Falls

Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4th 1776.  Today, Independence Day means family getaways, backyard bbq’s, and a whole lot of partying! It’s the optimal reason to get away, let loose and have fun! Just across the border from Niagara Falls, USA is the “Street of Fun by the Falls”, Clifton Hill in Niagara Falls, Canada.  With attractions, games, dining and entertainment, you are guaranteed to have a gr...
Tags: Travel, Things To Do, Canada, United States, Customs, Coca Cola, Falls, Independence Day, Niagara Falls, 4th Of July, Niagara, Lewiston Queenston Bridge, Margarita, Elizabeth Way, Rainbow Bridge, Niagara Region


Strawberry Margaritas

The seasons seem to start a little earlier in France than elsewhere, or maybe that’s just me. I tend to want to jump the gun as soon as I see strawberries or cherries at the market every spring. But I know that if I wait a few weeks, they’ll be a lot more abundant, and a lot better. Not to mention less-expensive, too. Once they go from “rarity” to available everywhere, I tend to go nuts, buying as much fruit as I can. I often joke that as a Californian, I am genetically-wired to eat fruit all ...
Tags: Food, France, Recipe, Ice, Recipes, Cocktails, Cocktail, Lime, Lime Juice, Strawberry, Agave, Strawberries, Cointreau, Margarita, Triple Sec, Agave Nectar


6 Sweet Treats to Make for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de May has become a day to celebrate Mexican culture – including the food and drinks of our southern neighbor. Mexican restaurants are usually packed and lots of both restaurants and bars offer margarita, mezcal and beer specials to those wanting to celebrate. Cinco de Mayo can be a little bit busy for me when it falls on a weekend, so I usually mix up some margaritas and other treats at home. If you’re planning your Cinco de Mayo menu, too, you can’t go wrong with these favorites. Margar...
Tags: Holidays, Baking, Tequila, Tres Leches, Rick Bayless, Margarita, Cinco de Mayo, Homemade Agua de Jamaica


3 Yummy Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

Everyone loves a reason to celebrate, especially if there are cocktails involved, so Cinco de Mayo is no exception. Who doesn’t love nachos and a good margarita, amiright? While you’ve probably heard of  Cinco de Mayo and maybe even celebrate, I bet most of you don’t even know why it’s a holiday! You are gonna learn today! According to Wikipedia, Cinco de Mayo is “the date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, ...
Tags: Fashion, Usa, Pizza, Recipes, Jordan, Calories, Puebla, Mexican, Tequila, Stevia, Margarita, Cinco de Mayo, Nachos, Food & Snacks, Margarita Mix, Ignacio Zaragoza


Patti Smith’s 40 Favorite Books

Image of Patti Smith performing in Rio de Janeiro by Daigo Oliva As a little girl, Patti Smith found liberation in words -- first through the bedtime prayers she made up herself, and later in books. "I was completely smitten by the book," she writes in her memoir, Just Kids.  "I longed to read them all, and the things I read of produced new yearnings." Smith found a role model in Jo, the tomboy writer in Louisa May Alcott's Little Women. "She gave me the courage of a new goal," writes Smith, "...
Tags: Google, Books, Music, New York, College, David Bowie, Rio De Janeiro, William Shakespeare, Melbourne, Federico García Lorca, Charlotte Brontë, Patti Smith, William Blake, Jack Kerouac, Albert Camus, Smith


Farnesiana Caron: Like Little Suns

    She carried in her hands disgusting, disturbing yellow flowers... The devil only knows its name, but they first appear in Moscow for some reason. And these flowers appeared very distinctly on her black spring coat. She carried yellow flowers! A bad color. Mikhail Bulgakov, "Master and Margarita"    Considering both the cold and snowy spring we have thus far had this year and th... Read full article: Farnesiana Caron: Like Little Suns from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazi...
Tags: Fashion, Moscow, Margarita, Fragrantica Perfumes, Farnesiana Caron, Little Suns, Mikhail Bulgakov Master


Margarita March

Byron Bay’s premier cocktail bar Balcony Bar & Oyster Co. is hosting the town’s first ever Margarita Festival for the month of March. To celebrate the traditional Mexican drink, a specialty cocktail menu has been crafted by the mixologists behind the balcony bar and the month will now forever be known as Margarita March. The team at Balcony Bar & Oyster Co. have also partnered with Bars March to raise some much needed funds for the Animal Welfare League of Australia. One dollar from every Blood ...
Tags: Travel, Food, Australia, Culture, Malibu, Blanco, Byron Bay, Margarita, Balcony Bar Oyster Co, Animal Welfare League, Blanco Pama, El Jimador Reposado Vok, Don Julio Anejo Dry Curacao


Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville at Universal CityWalk celebrates National Margarita Day with style

What better place to celebrate a holiday like National Margarita Day than singer-songwriter and island-lifestyle enthusiast Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville at Universal CityWalk? The kick-back, tropical-themed restaurant and bar is celebrating its official one year anniversary on National Margarita Day and to mark the occasion, it’s rolling out the new margarita flights ($19). The flights include the more traditional Who’s to Blame Margarita, the sweeter Fins to the Left, which is made with Blue ...
Tags: Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Paris, Amusement Parks, Universal Studios, Buffett, Margaritaville, Kung Fu Panda, Orange County Register, Jimmy Buffett, Margarita, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal CityWalk, Blue Curacao, Top Stories LADN


Your margarita can lead to a nasty skin burn. Margarita dermatitis is a real threat

Second-degree burns. From making a margarita.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Margarita


Patron Tequila Celebrates International Margarita Day (2/22) with a Contest + Recipes!

Patrón Tequila launched its’ 2018 quest to find its Margarita of the Year, coinciding with International Margarita Day(February 22, 2018!). The cocktails, all of which use Patrón as a base spirit, will be unveiled at events TBA. Consumers have until early April to vote for their favorite at MargaritaOfTheYear.com. The three top-voted serves will go […]
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