Cliff Bostock: New places for Cinco de Mayo dining

It’s time to drench yourself in margaritas with the illusion that you are celebrating an especially important day in Mexican history. I’m talking about Cinco de Mayo, which commemorates an 1862 battle in which ...
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Gay Cinco de Mayo party more than margaritas at Las Margaritas

Cinco de Mayo at Las Margaritas

Don't tell gay Atlanta that Cinco de Mayo isn't the most important national patriotic holiday in Mexico. The landslide of bar events is too grande to stop and besides, El Dieciseis de Septiembre just doesn't roll off the tongue.

The man at the helm of Midtown's largest Cinco fiesta is Oscar Alfredo Valdivieso, better known as the mile-a-minute "Papi" by friends and regulars who frequent his Latin restaurant, Las Margaritas.

"This is not just tacos and margaritas," Valdivieso says of his second annual Cinco de Mayo Outdoor Latin Carnaval. "They're going to go crazy."