Mexican fiestas happening round town this Friday
Cinco de Mayo is almost here, which means getting ready to sip frosty margaritas and chow down on lots of delicious Mexican fare. Luckily for us, several restaurants and clubs in HK are offering some amazingly caliente deals just for the fiesta. ¡Ándale! mamas, because this Friday is sure to be a Feliz Cinco de Mayo!
Pulled pork fans get those appetites ready. The Salted Pig will be featuring five signature dishes inspired by Cinco de Mayo. Menu items include Soft Tacos made with soft corn tortilla, pulled pork with BBQ corn and guacamole, Burritos stuffed with saffron rice, black beans, tomato salsa, roast pumpkin, avocado and pulled pork, and even Pancakes topped with pulled pork, maple syrup, bacon and whipped butter. And no Mexican meal would be complete without a tasty margarita, and The Salted Pig will have Mango, Peach and Strawberry Margaritas for you to pick from!
The Salted Pig, thesaltedpig.com.hk
Soho, Shop GB8-10, G/F, Site B, 45 Tai Hong Street, Lei King Wan, Hong Kong
Tsim Sha Tsui, G/F, No. 1 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Lai Chi Kok, G-02, G/F, D2 Place Two, No.15 Cheung Shun Street, Lai Chi Kok
Socialito, the trendy Mexican casual concept, has returned to the 852 in the form of a pop up. Lily & Bloom will be serving up tacos and tasty Mexican street food staples. Get ready to indulge because all the incredible flavours will be on offer: tacos, sopas, burritos and more for this night only. If you feel like partying off all that good food, stay til after 11 and the Bloom Bloom Room will become a Mexican fiesta!
Lily & Bloom, 5 – 6F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/LilyandBloom
If you’re looking to throw back some tequila shots (and margaritas), or enjoy endless amounts of Mexican food, this is the event for you! Tickets are $330 advance, $400 at the door, and include free flow drinks and Mexican snacks from 6:30pm to 10pm. The late-night will be headed by the bar’s resident DJ, Ulysses, and special guest DJ duo, Make Live, who will be dropping Latin beats and hip hop all night
Mezcalito, 27/F, 18 On Lan Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/mezcalito852
Head south of the border with the So Cal restaurant, Commissary! It will be doing it up right this Friday night by serving a delicious selection of tacos, ranging from vegetarian to fish to carnitas. And, if you order three tacos or more, you’ll receive a Mexican tepache (also known as pineapple beer), to accompany your meal.
Commissary, Shop 405, 4/F, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, www.commissary.hk
Talk about a party – Brickhouse is going to be getting a piñata filled with surprises, and will have sombreros, inflatable cactus’, ponchos and more to get the fiesta going! Special margaritas will be only $90 (hello, budget-friendly!) this evening, so if you want to
Brickhouse, G/F, 20A D’Aguilar St, Central, Hong Kong, www.brickhouse.com.hk
Always wanted to learn how to salsa but never found the time? No excuses, mamas, because Morrison Café & Bar will be teaching you how to salsa for free this Cinco de Mayo! Open to all levels, this event begins at 8:30pm and will offer instructions for 45 minutes. At 9:15pm the floor will be open to drinking, dancing and socializing (where you can chat up those dance partners!). International Latin Music DJ, DeeJay Javed will spice it up with his picks of Latin music. And when all that dancing makes you thirsty, you will be thrilled to know the drink prices start at only $40! Happy hour is even better (before 8pm) because it’s buy one get on free.
Morrison Café & Bar, G/F, & 1/F, 284 Queen’s Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, morrisonhk.com