Carne asada street tacos, with salsa verde, raw onions and queso fresco, at Pico Tequila Grill in Bay Shore. (Credit: Heather Walsh)
Cinco de Mayo, or Fifth of May, is popularly thought to be Mexico's Independence Day. Actually, the holiday commemorates a victory by the Mexican army over French forces. It all happened back in 1862 in the state of Puebla.
Today, on Long Island, any reason to celebrate Mexican heritage and Latin pride is a reason that works, especially when it involves eating and drinking -- in festive, South...
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