With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, it's time to start thinking about the Mexican menu items you'll enjoy this weekend.
Saturday is Cinco de Mayo, which, translated, simply means the Fifth of May. These days it's a day that's synonymous with great culinary spreads and festivities. Cinco de Mayo actually celebrates the Mexican army's victory over French troops during the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.
In the United States, Mexican restaurants join in celebrating the day, which has widely become known as a big food holiday featuring a variety of Mexican specialties.
Whether you'll be making your own spread at home or seeking a local Mexican restaurant where you can consume south of the border favorites, plan to enjoy the day in a culinary way.
The following list is just a sample of the Mexican restaurants you can visit in the area. Call individual restaurants for additional Cinco De Mayo specials.