Cinco De Drinko: A Guide To Celebrating 1800's Mexican War Victories

by SARAH KUNST · May 5, 2010

Cinco de Mayo is actually analogous to D-Day, however celebrating another countries military victories with statues and parades is not nearly as fun as tequila shots and guacamole pools so we've rounded up parties and bars that will put you in the cinco spirit.

If you're looking for a party head south, of Houston that is, where both J. Crew Men's Store and the Soho Grand are throwing fiestas heavy on the margaritas...and the invite only policies.

We've got your back as always and are offering an easy way to party crash: Sign up for our newsletter and enter to win entry into the Soho Grand bash tonight.

Happy hour cevezas more your speed?

Mayahuel is a secret feeling East Village bar with an extensive tequila list - everything from bespoke cocktails to shots with limes.

Tortilla Flats is a hula hooping fiesta bar with a taco named after Snooki and a table in the back frequented by Blake Lively. In other words, this is Cinco ground zero.

If you want the whole enchilada then head to a Mexican restaurant to chow down, whoever said you can't have your flan and eat it too?

La Esquina is the Guest of a Guest office pick but considering that Beyonce had a recent birthday in the basement, it might be a good idea to have a back up plan.

Dos Caminos is now open in Meatpacking and it provides all of the pretty people watching with none of the secret phone numbers and kitchen entrances.

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