Cinco de Mayo week in southwest Detroit

- Southwest Detroit is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with special restaurant offerings. 

From Tuesday, May 1 through Thursday, May 3, the West Vernor & Springwells BID and SDBA member restaurants will offer special discounts and promotions to customers who mention "Cinco Week in Southwest Detroit" to their server. From a number of traditional Mexican restaurants to Caribbean, Italian and American food offerings, customers can choose from a large variety of dining options. Participation, discounts and promotions will vary.

Myrna Segura from Southwest Detroit Business Association joined us on The Nine to tell us more about the celebration. You can hear from her in the video player above, along with Cecilia Benedict from Armando's Mexican Restaurant. You can get her carnitas recipe here

Joel Padilla and Alvaro Padilla from Taqueria El Nacimiento joined us in the FOX 2 Cooking School to tell us more, and to show us how to make their Tamales de Pollo. You can hear from them in the video player above. Their recipe will be added to the story. 

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