Thursday, April 26, 2012

Atlanta Cinco de Mayo Celebrations

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Photo Credit: Christy Thompson
Cinco de Mayo, the excuse to get drunk and eat tacos very important celebration of Mexican heritage is next weekend. Where are you going to get your margartita on?


El Taco will be open from 11am until late serving 22oz Dos Equis Lager drafts for $9, buckets of Dos Equis Amber or Lager for $12, 22oz El Jimador margaritas for $12 and its semi-famous pineapple-infused tequila shots for $4. 

Alma, located in downtown Atlanta, will help you start the after-work party early on Friday from 4-6pm with select cocktails and appetizers for only $5 each. On Saturday, you can enjoy $5 sangria, Dos Equis and classic margaritas from 5-11pm. For reservations, click the link below or call 404. 968.9662.



Cinco de Mayo Tequila Bar Crawl
Are you a decade younger than me and eager to drink as much as possible? Don't miss the Cinco de Mayo Tequila Crawl on Saturday, May 5. Tickets are $20 and include admission and a cinco themed shot at each bar, a pinate raffle, and food and drink specials. The festivities begin at 7 at Deadwood Saloon and will make stops at Flip Flps, Front Page News, Ri Ra and Cosmo & Lava.

Cinco de Mayo in the Highlands
Don't worry you get lashed in the Highlands, too. Living Social Adventures is offering up its own Cinco de Mayo in the Highlands bar crawl. $35 gets you 4 drink tickets (1 for each bar), souvenier sunglasses, $1 sliders and cocktail cupcakes, entertainment from a digital photostation and live kareoke band and discount tickets to the Cinco de Mayo festival. 

The crawl starts at Neighbors where you'll get your freebies and wristbands, and then you head on to Hand in Hand, Dark Horse, and 10 High Club.

TAP
Join Tap for live music and fill your glasses with an ice cold Dos XX or a handcrafted sangria. For the more gluttonous revelers, there be their 2nd annual taco eating contest. The winner will receive a grand prize of $150. 2nd place wins $50. Call 404.347.2220 to make your reservation and to sign up for our contest. Contest is open to the first 20 people, $10 entry fee. For more information, visit tapat1180.com.

HD1
This Cinco de Mayo HD1 is serving up a Haute Mexicana combo to satisfy your cravings. Enjoy Chef Jared Lee’s Grilled Wings with Adobo Sauce, Lime Crema and Pickled Red Onion paired with a traditional Mexican Coca-Cola or a Modela Especial cerveza for $7.00. Stop by anytime on Saturday, Cinco de Mayo, between 11:30am-Midnight, to enjoy. For more information visit HD1restaurant.com or call 404-815-1127

FLIP
Stop by any of our locations to enjoy their Carnitas Burger with a Spiced Pork Patty, Cilantro-Lime Mayo , Chipotle & Beer Braised Pork Cheek, Shredded Cabbage and Salsa Verde for $8. Thirsty? They've got your Mole Churro Shake, a refreshing chocolate shake spiced with Chiles, Sesame Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Nuts and Raisins for $5.00. Enjoy at the West Midtown or Buckhead locations. Visit FlipBurgerBoutique.com for more information.

Or if you're like me and plan on celebrating at home, mix up a perfect margarita and whip up some muy deliciouso carnitas!  

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