Celebrate Cinco de Mayo today with FREE delivery of Mexican meals, FREE playlist of fiesta favorites, FREE instructions on how to make festive paper banners, a FREE recipe for a spicy pineapple Margarita, and more.
Let’s start by encouraging you to order your South-of-the-Border favorites from your local family-owned restaurants struggling to survive in these stressful days.
Cantina Taqueria and Tequila Bar, with two locations in Harlem is open for take-out and delivery.
Taco Shop in Greenwich Village also is open for take-out and delivery.
Another reason to order locally is because Jose Cuervo could pick up the tab for your meal.
Free Meals from Jose Cuervo
Jose Cuervo is a family-owned tequila brand encouraging its fans to stay at home and enjoy take-out from their local, independent Mexican restaurants* this #TacoTuesday and across Cinco week.
Order #CincoToGo and, as a reward, Cuervo will cover the cost of thousands of taco take-outs by refunding people for the cost of their meal.
This promotion is powered by the popular mobile payment service app, Venmo, which makes payments between friends and family easy.
Just tweet a photo of your original receipt with the hashtags #CincoToGo and #CuervoContest to @JoseCuervo.
Daily winners will be randomly selected and reimbursed for their food order through Venmo.
Full terms and conditions can be found at CuervoContest.com.
In addition to thousands of free meals this Cinco de Mayo, Cuervo is also supporting U.S. charities providing relief to those affected by the current crisis, donating over $1 million to organizations, including World Central Kitchen and it’s #ChefsForAmerica movement.
Chipotle Free Delivery
National chain Chipotle Mexican Grill is offering FREE Queso Blanco today at participating locations, and extending its free delivery offer through May 10.
Order digitally via the Chipotle app or on Chipotle.com and use promo code QUESO55 at checkout to receive free Queso Blanco when it is added to an entrée on May 5.
The FREE delivery applies to any order $10 or more at participating locations. Sign up for the FREE Chipotle Rewards program and earn 10 points for every $1 spent in the restaurant, online, or in the app. Once you reach 1,250 points – $1,250 spent – you earn a free entrée. There are also bonuses, such as extra point days, to help accumulate points faster.
Chipotle is also launching a new challenge on TikTok called #ChipotleSponsorMe with digital star and Chipotle super-fan David Dobrik, who will award five fans with a special discount card who showcase why they should be sponsored by Chipotle on TikTok.
The Celebrity Card is held by a small, elite group of brand super fans who are celebrities, athletes and influencers and grants access to free Chipotle.
For official rules including how to enter, entry limitations and prize descriptions, visit chipotle.com/sponsorme. Do it today, since winners will be announced after 5pm ET today.
Music and Margaritas
The Grammy Museum hosts a bilingual Instagram Live event in both English and Spanish in celebration of Cinco De Mayo.
Airing 2-3 p.m. PT on the Grammy Museum’s IG, it features co-founder of Flor De Toloache Mireya Ramos, Aureo Vaqueiro and is and hosted by Ruidosa founder Francisca.
The national chain Rubio’s Coastal Grill, with locations in Western states, is offering a FREE playlist that includes Mexican icon Celia Cruz and Jennifer Lopez, from the Bronx.
There’s also a trio of family activities to decorate your home and get everyone dancing!
Courtesy also of Rubio’s, this has the bite of a classic margarita with a hint of sweetness and a touch of spice to kick up the flavor.
If the spice scares you, you can simply scale back on the number of jalapeno slices you add.
Serving size: 5 margaritas
- 1 cup fresh lime juice
- 1 cup silver or blanco tequila such as Patron
- 1 cup Triple Sec
- 1 cup pineapple juice
- 3 Tbsp agave syrup
- 1 jalapeno thinly sliced
- Fresh pineapple slices (optional)
- Sea salt (optional)
- In a large pitcher, mix the fresh lime juice, tequila, triple sec, pineapple juice, sliced jalapenos and agave syrup until the agave syrup has dissolved.
- Salt the rim of a glass (optional) and pour margarita mix over ice. Garnish with jalapenos and fresh pineapple slices.
Happy Cinco de Mayo, everyody.