Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with La Paloma

Made with tequila and grapefruit soda, the La Paloma from Chevys Fresh Mex will be featured at the restaurant’s Cinco de Mayo celebrations in Clifton and Linden this week. Here’s the recipe as well as Chevys Fresh Mex’s schedule of Cinco de Mayo events in the Garden State.

La Paloma


  • Salt (to rim glass)
  • 1.25 oz. of favorite reposado tequila
  • 4 oz. of Squirt grapefruit soda (can substitute with 3 oz. Fresca and 1 oz. ruby red grapefruit juice)
  • Lime wedge (for garnish)


Salt the rim of a tall chilled glass. Add reposado tequila. Fill with Squirt grapefruit soda (can be substituted with Fresca and ruby red grapefruit juice). Garnish with lime.

Clifton: Schedule of Events

Thursday, May 5
Tented outdoor party with music from DJ Lu, beginning at 4 p.m.

Friday, May 6
Tented outdoor area with music from DJ Dave, beginning at 4 p.m.
Mechanical bull from 5 to 8 p.m. 

Saturday, May 7
Outdoor Fiesta beginning at 3 p.m. with music from DJ Dave, followed by MC Bacardi Ardi at 4 p.m., and Big Bang Baby at 5 p.m.

365 Route 3 East

Linden: Schedule of Events

Thursday, May  5
Outdoor Fiesta beginning at 3 p.m. (food and drink specials for outdoor fiesta only)
Music from DJ Dave, beginning at 4 p.m.

Saturday, May 7 
Music from DJ Lu, beginning at 4 p.m.

1150 South Stiles St.