Love it or hate it, Cinco de Mayo has become ingrained in bar and restaurant culture. People love an excuse to raise a glass to our southern neighbors and maybe even don a sombrero.
But the annual celebration doesn’t always have to be simplified to the lowest common denominator of cheap beer, tacos and tequila shots. There are certainly plenty of options around D.C. for that kind of a party. Some places, though, are thinking of some more creative ways to honor the Mexican holiday.
Opportunities this year include tasting small-batch mezcals, homemade sangrita and, of course, enjoying a well-made margarita or two. Here are several standout events to put on the radar this Thursday and throughout the weekend.Read More