On Cinco de Mayo, celebrate the heritage, culture of Mexico with rich blends
|While Cinco de Mayo commemorates a famed victory of the Mexicans over a French army in 1862, in the U.S., the May 5 celebration has become a salute to Mexican culture, heritage and food. (Bill Hogan/Chicago Tribune)|
By Bill Daley, Tribune NewspapersApril 27, 2011
Many people living north of the proverbial border think Cinco de Mayo is the ultimate holiday in Mexico. Well, it’s not.