Dine Roundup: Cinco De Mayo, #FishPlateFriday and other food events

El Paso Mexican Grill celebrates Cinco De Mayo with all-day festival Friday

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with food, drinks and live music at El Paso Mexican Grill’s Cinco De Mayo Festival on Friday, May 5, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

The all-day event includes live performances by Pato Son Mandado, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., and Nashville Star finalist David St. Romain, 7-11 p.m.

Find more information on the event here. El Paso Mexican Grill is at 4808 S Sherwood Forest Blvd.   

Tin Roof Brewery and Gov’t Taco to host Cinco Cinco Cinco event Friday

Get a taste of Jay Ducote’s upcoming taco joint Gov’t Taco along with beer and live music at Tin Roof Brewery’s Cinco Cinco Cinco event on Friday, May 5, 5-10 p.m.

At the event, guests can enjoy live music by Mariachi Jalisco, drink Tin Roof Brewery beers and sample Gov’t Taco’s unique tacos with ingredients like molasses mustard fried catfish, stir-fried eggplant and kimchi mayo, or pulled pork with jicama. Their spicy, grilled street corn has gained some local popularity, too.

Find more information on the event here. Tin Roof Brewery is at 1624 Wyoming St.

Lava Cantina Perkins Rowe hosts a weekend of Cinco de Mayo-themed events

The party starts early at Lava Cantina.

Thursday, May 4, 9 p.m. to midnight, the restaurant will hold its Pre-Cinco Party, featuring drinks, food and a performance by Ovi-G Froggies. The following day, 7 p.m.-2 a.m., the restaurant will celebrate with $5 appetizers and margaritas, a performance by Werewolf, and Bootywerk closing the night at its Cinco de Mayo Party.

For those looking to keep the party going on Saturday, the restaurant hosts Box Office Giants, 9 p.m.-midnight.

Chef Mia Taylor offers up second dinner in her Ipseity Pop-Up series Friday

Enjoy an evening of fine dining and conversation at Chef Mia Taylor’s #FishPlateFriday event, the second dinner of her Ipseity Pop-Up Dinner Series on Friday, May 5, 7-10 p.m. at The Red Shoes.

At the event, guests will dine on a three-course meal including a take on potato salad, seared black drum with roasted corn maque choux and lemon olive oil cake with strawberries and lemon buttermilk ice cream. Wine will also be served.

Tickets are $45. Purchase them on Eventbrite here. The Red Shoes is at 2303 Government St.

LAHomebrew hosts National Homebrew Day Celebration Saturday

Celebrate National Homebrew Day a day early at LA Homebrew’s National Homebrew Day celebration Saturday, May 6, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

At the all-day event, guests can watch and help LA Homebrew’s brewers make batches of beer and eat lunch at noon.  

Find more information on the event here. LA Homebrew is at 7987 Pecue Lane #7G.

Corporate Brew and Draft to host first Smoke and Boil event Saturday

Enjoy a day of food, drinks and art at Corporate Brew and Draft’s first Smoke and Boil event Saturday, May 6, 3-10 p.m.  

At the event, guests can enjoy boiled crawfish, pulled pork and chargrilled oysters, drink local and regional beers and purchase art from Art by Lafon.

Find more information on the event here. Corporate Brew and Draft is at 2561 Citiplace Court, Suite 300.