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Bodega Taco Bar Resurrects Dia de los Muertos Celebration

27 Oct

Dia de los Muertos, a Mexican holiday that’s celebrated November 1 and 2 of each year, is a time for people to pay their respects and remember loved ones who have died. But, even though there are reflections about those who have been lost, it’s more of a celebration of life and the spirit that they’ve left behind in the world.

Keeping with that theme of celebration and remembrance, Bodega Taco Bar in Darien and Fairfield is bringing back their popular Dia de los Muertos party on November 1. In addition to muetro-fying Bodega up, you’ll also be able to check out food specials and drinks made Roca Patron tequila. (If you’ve never been to Bodega, they do tequila right, with an amazing menu. Maybe order a flight?) There will also be plenty of things to do like kids face painting and tattoo art during lunch or even learning how to create traditional sugar skull decorations used to honor the dead.

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Bodega Brings Dia de Los Muertos to Darien and Fairfield

11 Oct

 

Dia de los Muertos…Day of the Dead.

Traditionally, it’s celebrated November 1 and 2 in Mexico, but this national holiday is actually celebrated all across the world.   During Dia de Los Muertos, family and friends gather to remember and pray for those who have been lost.  People who participate often will paint their faces and dress in costumes, take part in parades, and may visit cemeteries.  Some of the traditions of this holiday include creating altars for the deceased that include sugar skulls and some of their favorite food and drinks.

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