Reasons to Celebrate Cinco De Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is a holiday that is celebrated annually on the 5th of May. It is a day that commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5th, 1862. While this day is not a national holiday in Mexico, it has become a popular celebration in the United States, especially in cities with large Mexican-American populations. Here are some reasons why you should celebrate Cinco de Mayo.

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Best Mexican Beers for National Beer Day

National Beer Day is a celebration of one of the most popular alcoholic beverages in the world. Beer has been enjoyed by people for centuries and is an essential part of many cultures, including Mexico. Mexican beer is known for its unique flavor profile, which is derived from using high-quality ingredients such as barley, hops, and yeast. In this article, we will discuss the best Mexican beers to celebrate National Beer Day.

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Celebrate National Tortilla Chip Day with Some Chips & Guac!

The great thing about where we all live is the fact that there’s always a new holiday popping up. Sure there are the national holidays that we all know about. But what’s really fun on the holidays that are right under that one is the national days that spring up on us and give us cause for celebration. Today we’re going to tell you about national tortilla chip day and how you can celebrate it with some chips and guac.

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Celebrate National Hot Sauce Day with Homemade Salsas at Verde Kitchen

It’s no secret that there are a lot of national holidays. But it’s also no secret that there are also a lot of national days that celebrate some random things. That doesn’t mean that it’s bad, we here at Verde Kitchen and cocktails actually love it because there’s a National Hot Sauce day. And we want you to celebrate it with us. Because if you’re new to us, then you don’t realize just how much we love hot sauce. But first, let’s tell you a little bit just why hot sauce is great. Your taste buds will thank us later.

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NYE Traditions in Mexico

One aspect of the holiday season is that the traditions are non-linear, and many cultures celebrate them differently from one another. Taking a trip south of the border in late December? Thinking of ringing in the festivities at Verde Kitchen? Well, we’re here to help you prepare for either one. Today we’ll be taking a look at how New Year’s Eve is celebrated in Mexico. Salud! 

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Grab a Sangria in Bay Shore for National Sangria Day

Let’s face it, there are a lot of holidays that fly under the radar. Sure, it’s easy to keep track of the popular ones like Christmas, Easter, and even Halloween. But when it comes to national days, we don’t tend to know them all. We’re not putting them on our calendar. But one of them that we definitely should put on our calendar is National Sangria Day.  Because after all, who doesn’t love a nice tall pitcher of sangria? It’s one of those fresh drinks of the alcoholic type, that makes you forget you’re drinking alcohol at all.  So today, we’re going to tell you why you should be grabbing a sangria on the Bay shore for National sangria day. Because across the Nation every year, on December 20th, National Sangria Day gets exciting.

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The Best Foods for Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

At Verde Kitchen, we take immense pride in our traditional and authentic Mexican cuisine. As we approach the holiday season, one very important holiday is approaching, Dia De Los Muertos, better known as the Day of the Dead. This is a very important celebration in Mexico where the dearly departed are remembered and celebrated. Like many holidays that take place in Latin America, the food that’s prepared and served on this day is an integral part of the celebration. Today, we look at foods that are served to honor the dead. 

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Celebrate Tacos & Vodka on October 4th at Verde Kitchen & Cocktails

Normally, vodka and tacos have very little in common with one another. As a matter of fact, it seems one of the only occasions that warrant an appearance from both is when tacos and bloody marys are served up on a Sunday Brunch. Aside from this scenario, both of these popular items share a common ground with one another. What is it? On October 4th, we recognize their greatness by observing National Vodka Day and National Taco Day. You might be asking yourself which one you plan on celebrating. However, at Verde Kitchen & Cocktails, the choice is irrelevant because we’re inviting you to celebrate both! 

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How To Throw the Ultimate Mexican Fiesta

Whether you’re planning the ultimate bash for Cinco de Mayo or you just want to plan a party of epic proportions, there’s no better word than that of fiesta to take the celebrating up a few notches. If you’ve ever stopped in at Verde Kitchen for our authentic Mexican cuisine, then you know how much we take our celebrating seriously. We’ve gathered up a list of steps to throw your own fiesta for your party’s pleasure. 

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Mexican Revolution Day

The Mexican Revolution took place in 1910. This revolution occurred because a small minority of wealthy people held power over the vast majority of impoverished people in the country. Enough was enough, and the revolution began. Eventually, the corrupt President Diaz was overthrown and General Diaz, the political voice of the lower class, declared himself … Read more

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