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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo @ Black Swan (Cisne Negro)

Cozumel Restaurant might be long gone, but that doesn’t mean that the building’s new proprietors can’t take advantage of their sprawling patio for Cinco de Mayo festivities.

The Black Swan is keeping the longstanding tradition alive at 152 Elmwood Avenue, with Mexican-style finger foods (tacos, tortas and empanadas) and drinks (tequila, beer or margaritas).

If you’re planning on doing Cinco de Mayo up right, then you need a big patio on the sunny side of the street to enhance the party vibe.

*Purchase $10 VIP tickets for access to the inside bar and bathrooms, a drink on Black Swan and a chance to win tickets to a Bills game. Proceeds benefit Phase 1 of NICU renovation at Sisters of Charity Hospital.

MENU (Everything $5):

STREET FOOD:
-Tostones (fried plantain chips)
-Free-range chicken tortas w/ chipotle mayo
-Confit local rabbit empanadas w/ ancho chili dipping sauce
-Stuffed poblano: chorizo, queso fresco, cilantro mayo

TACOS:
-Beef tongue: roasted poblano, ancho sauce, queso fresco, cilantro
-Free range pulled chicken: mushrooms, cilantro creme fraiche
-Braised lentil: carrot & jicama slaw, herbed sour cream
-Braised short ribs: rice, kimchi mayo, queso tuyo
-Adobo grilled shrimp: roasted peppers, tomatillo pico de gallo, avocado
-Pork belly carnitas: tomatillo salsa, basil, cilantro, pickled vegetablesProceeds benefit Phase 1 of NICU renovation at Sisters of Charity Hospital.

See Facebook for all of the details, including VIP tix.

 

 

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