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Come celebrate Cinco De Mayo at Cafe Ynez!

Ven a celebrar con nosotros este 5 de mayo como en la ciudad de Mexico!

We’ll be serving up two dishes traditional to Puebla and Cinco de Mayo: Chile Relleno and Pollo Mole! We’ll also have 3 tacos for $8.50 and our fish special of the week. Don’t forget to BYOB as we’ll have $10 carafes of margarita mixers! (Our regular dinner menu will also be available)

Why are we celebrating Cinco De Mayo? Here are 5 fun facts about the holiday that you might not have known before!

  1. Cinco De Mayo celebrates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla.
  2. At Puebla, a Mexican army of about 2,000 defeated a French army of 6,000 in a classic David vs. Goliath story.
  3. Texas-born General Ignacio Zaragoza led the Mexican troops to victory.
  4. In Mexico, celebrations for this holiday are tied to Puebla. The United States’ version of this holiday has become a celebration of Mexican-American culture and cuisine.
  5. Chile Relleno and mole sauce both originated in Puebla, as does our culinary team!   

Sources: NPR, History ChannelImage Source


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