In The Bender Kitchen: Getting ready for Cinco de Mayo

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The 35th annual Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo is taking over Old Town this weekend and local businesses across San Diego are sharing their tips and tricks for your Cinco de Mayo fiesta planning.

The victory changed the course of Mexican and world history.

Cinco de Mayo is celebrated on May 5 every year.

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The provincial government is acknowledging one of Mexico's national holidays. Rather, it's a day to recognize the Mexican Army's impressive defeat of numerically and technologically superior French forces in 1862 near the southern territory of Puebla. Cinco de Mayo freebies and dealsFor Sharks fans who couldn't make it to game 5 in Las Vegas, there was a viewing party at San Pedro Square Market. The French retreated though it would take six more years - and more battles - to convince the French to exit Mexico.

Jayme Sanders, owner of Mint Studio located at 5965 Village Way in Pacific Highlands Ranch, suggests upgrading your Cinco de Mayo fiesta with easy DIY décor. The celebration spread as Hispanic culture grew in the US, getting a commercial boost in the 1980s when restaurants and bars began cashing in on the event.

"This is a relatively minor holiday in Mexico", the email continued, "however, in the United States Cinco de Mayo has evolved into a commemoration of Mexican culture and heritage, particularly in areas with large Mexican-American populations". The day is commemorated with celebrations of Mexican cuisine, culture and music.

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