The Daiquiri was invented in 1898 in the mining town of Daiquiri, Cuba & Ernest Hemingway helped make it this mix of lime juice, sugar, rum & cracked ice famous.
Easy and fun to celebrate - The Jelly Bean - 16 billion jelly beans are produced each year and the most popular is red!
April 26 was declared "National Pretzel Day" by Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell in 2003 in recognition of the importance of the pretzel to the state's economy
Another fun chocolate related food holiday. No end to chocolate related holidays and yet no one ever complains.
Cinco de Mayo literally means "May 5" in Spanish & is not related to Mexican Independence Day (Sept 16), but it does mean Fiesta! & a great party excuse across North America.