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Mexican Day of the Dead Workshop

Dia de los Muertos—the Day of the Dead—is a holiday celebrated on November 1 and in case you didn’t know it’s really a celebration of life. The Mexican holiday celebrates the lives of the deceased with food, drink, parties, and activities the dead enjoyed in life. Want to know more? Learn all about this Mexican holiday at the Immigration Museum’s Mexican Day of the Dead Workshop. The folks from La Tortilleria and Tequila Tromba will be there to set up the scene for a delicious afternoon of cooking demos, talks and complimentary recipes. It’s going to be one giant fiesta of Mexican food, tequila and traditions. When: Sunday, 2pm 1 November Where: Immigration Museum, 400 Flinders St Visit the website here.

La Tortilleria

Hola Mexico

Melbourne’s well-loved The Mission Foods Mexican Festival is back. This September 13, celebrate Mexican Independence Day with Melbourne’s top Mexican chefs, artists and musicians as they take over Federation Square. Surrender your senses to Mexico in many different ways including: Taste bud tour: Melbourne’s top Mexican restaurants have each been charged with presenting an authentic, regional dish from one of the 32 states of Mexico. Munch your way across Mexico with restaurants including Mamasita, Touche Hombre, Los Amates, La Tortilleria, Mexico City, Paco’s Tacos, Mesa Verde, Kikiriki, Guzman y Gomez, South American BBQ, Mad Mex, Santa Ana Tapas Bar, Taco Truck Chillis Mexican, El Sabor and many more. Mexican Cantina/Bar: Taste the most famous traditional Mexican brew, tequila, from Jose Cuervo, the oldest active distillery in Latin America where tequila is produced with the Cuervo family’s unique recipes, expertise and handcraftsmanship. There’s also mescal, Mexican beer (Corona, Pacifico, Negra Modelo) and wine. The bar opens at 1pm. Tequila and mescal tasting sessions will also run during the day. Follow the Festival’s Facebook updates for more information …