Traditional tamales

Pay homage with tamales

Originally appeared in the May 05, 2011 edition of the Southside Times.

My first foodservice job was at a Mexican restaurant, so I’m biased when it comes to the aforementioned fare.  Often mistaken for Mexican Independence Day, Cinco de Mayo honors the Mexican victory over French troops in Puebla in 1862.  Like many facets of the Mexican food-culture, Americans have discovered that Cinco de Mayo is much more than half-priced margaritas.  Read more after the jump: (more…)

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