Archive for October, 2013
As midnight on October 31 draws near, people everywhere prepare to celebrate Dia de los Muertos or the Day of the Dead. This festive event is one of our favorite occasions at Mattito’s. That’s because we love any excuse to enjoy our favorite food and drinks while also sharing stories about our loved ones who have passed on.
The celebration of Dia de los Muertos can be traced back thousands of years. Its observance is closely connected to the Mexican tradition of choosing to celebrate the lives lived by those who have passed on rather than fearing death. To that end, the way that we celebrate the Day of the Dead now means plenty of festivity and fun rather than being a somber occasion. Read the rest of this entry »