“Cinco De Mayo” — Translated into English, it means “Drinking Gringos.”
Yes, I already knew that — CDM is basically NBD in Old Mexico. CDM has become just like St. Patrick’s Day and Mardi Gras: Historically far more important for the diaspora than the co-ethnics back in the old country, and currently just an excuse for any and every one to drink.
But CDM this year is on a Saturday. Avoid Cherokee Street and Fairmont City.