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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Cinco De Mayo I Felipe's Taqueria

I went to Felipe's Taqueria yesterday, to enjoy some pre Cinco De Mayo festivities. I always try to go the day before the actual holiday, to avoid crowds. I also try to visit a different Mexican Restaurant each year (view past one's here). This was my first time at Felipe's Taqueria. I found it to be colorful, comfy, cozy, the people were friendly and it has beautiful artwork on display. They have an inside bar and even an outside patio, where you can sit. Our table ordered quesadillas, nachos, taco salad and fish & shrimp baja tacos. Everything was delicious. Just get there early, because there's limited parking. It was a little overcast outside, so I decided to brighten things up by wearing my new green dress from Garnet Hill and the earrings Jo of White Roses and Coffee gave me for Christmas. I think they both complimented one another. I was comfortable and felt good. Upon leaving, I enjoyed looking at the wicker lanterns that hung from the trees. I was so wishing it was nighttime, so I could see how they looked lit up. That was my day :) Do you like Mexican food? The winner of the Benefit #CurlFriends Rollerlash Mascara is Lizzy Fresh. Congratulations Lizzy! I sent you an email!






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  1. happy cinch de mayo! what a cute mexican restaurant! I'm always craving mexican food, being the california girl that I am haha!
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  2. Delicious delicious delicious!

    Good Morning Kim ,have a great Day <3

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  3. mexican is my favorite food...i never tire of chicken enchiladas and chips and salsa...and a beer, haha! happy cinco de mayo!

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  4. That food looks so good, I want to take it!! hahaha! I love Mexican food, looooooooove!! Sounds like a marvellous place to go to :)) Am happy you enjoyed it doll Xxx

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  5. The food looks so delicious great place to celebrate 5 de mayo festivities, thumbs up on the video.

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  6. The food looks so yummy and I love thed decor. Your outfit was very pretty too. Love your earrings. xx

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  7. OMG, this looks SOOO good Kim and I LOVE Mexican food and miss it so much because there is nothing close to the pics you showed here in Switzerland. We usually make it at home to celebrate, but I'll miss the Margaritas this year. hehe. You're smart to celebrate the day early because I'm sure that place will be so packed you wouldn't even be able to enjoy your meal tonight. Happy Cinco de Mayo!!

    xoDale

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  8. Happy Cinco De Mayo, amiga! How good that does food look?!?! Nom nom! :D And you look good in green, girl:)

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  9. Yum! I'd like those nachos and the baja tacos please! You look lovely in the earrings and totally rock green!

    xoxo,
    little luxury list formerly Chic 'n Cheap Living

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  10. Ahhhhh, it looks so delicious. I live next door to a Mexican restaurant, but I fear it will be too crowded tonight (aka, it will definitely be too crowded). Maybe I will try my hand at some homemade goodies!

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  11. Love your green dress Kim! :)

    All of the Mexican places in Brisbane were so busy today - everyone was celebrating! Was fun to see. One side of the office had a big party with decorations and everything haha!

    Away From The Blue

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  12. I love that outfit you wore yesterday Kim! The restaurant & food looks so good and looks like you had a good time. I love Mexican food! Have a fun day.
    Julie xo

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  13. All that good looks delicious!!! we actually went out and got mexican food yesterday too, to avoid the crowd haha! That's awesome you go to a different place each year. I don't have many mexican restaurants by me unfortunately! Happy cinco de mayo Kim!

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  14. Happy Cinco de Mayo, Kim! I hadn't thought of celebrating this year to be honest, but your food from Felipe's Taqueria looks so delicious, I just may have to ;) Those earrings Jo sent you are beautiful. Green is such a wonderful colour on you.
    xox,
    Cee

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  15. I wonder what is celebrated in 5 de mayo… i wouldn't mind just going for the food.

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  16. You look pretty in green, Kim! My first experience with Mexican food was not the best, but I love creating my own Taco. Yours looks so delicious!

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  17. This is the first I've heard of this festival but it does seems fun. And the food looks seriously good! I wonder if you can recommend some good Mexican dish, Kim? Something that you personally like? Hubby and I are planning to go to a Mexican restaurant some time next week for our date night but we both are not familiar with the dishes at all so any recommendation is welcome please?

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

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  18. I absolutely love those earrings Kim. I just had to say that because I wish I was wearing them lol. Now onto this taco, I really wish I had it for lunch. So delicious.

    K / The House of KTS (formerly of Pure & Complex)
    www.houseofkts.com

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  19. WOOAH the food looks soooo good! I can't take it!
    Mexican food is one of my favorites. Kisses from Budapest xo

    Csenge | Csenge's Point

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  20. Great post Kim! You took some nice pics and the restaurant looks so cozy! Happy Cinco De Mayo!

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  21. Happy Cinco de Mayo! This Mexican restaurant looks fun. I always love the decor of Mexican restaurants just as much as the food. So colorful!

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  22. Yum! I love Mexican food; everything looks delicious. I do the same thing too just to avoid crowds. Happy Cinco de Mayo Kim!

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  23. Happy Cinco de Mayo!
    I'm celebrating with taco night)) Your photos are so great - love Mexican food!

    Tanya
    www.stripesnvibes.com
    BlogLovin

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  24. Kim my mouth was watering even though I'm stuffed from the platter of skirt steak over nachos, cheese and guac. Gotta love these holidays! Happy Cinco de Mayo darling. xo

    Maria
    www.onestyleatatime.com

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  25. How beautiful you looked Kim! I love the green dress with the earrings I bought you. Very pretty!! I love Mexican food, like seriously, but my family members don't like it as much so I don't eat it too often.

    xo Jo

    http://www.whiterosesandcoffee.com/

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  26. Oh gosh you have me drooling over here, everything your table ordered looks amazing! Mexican food is probably one of my favorites so I would love to visit that restaurant. It seems like over here all we have is Chipotle and Taco Bell for me to get my fix lol.

    Thanks so much for the giveaway too, I'm super excited for it to come :D

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  27. I have to say I love Mexican food. More so after traveling to the USA. Actually, after eating Mexican there its kind of spoiled it for me over here because it just doesn't compare to the way you guys make it. My cousin would say it's because you guys are right next door so obviously it would be more authentic. And like Thai food it's way better in Australia than America (obviously not as fantastic as eating in their countries though)

    Sxx
    www.daringcoco.com

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  28. Happy Cinco De Mayo! That food looks amazing!

    Natalie Ann xo // Petal Poppet Blogs ♥

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  29. Ah Kim, you make me so so hungry! Mexican food is one of my fav but here in my city there isnt a good restaurant, you think last time I ate it, was in Madrid last year! Btw, you were very cute, love the earrings and the dress, you are right, such a cool match together! xo

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  30. I like to go before the actual holiday most times to avoid the crowds as well. Those earrings are gorgeous on you Kim and so is the color of that top!

    Rowena @ rolala loves

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  31. Nom Nom Nom! I love these kind of posts! You look great in green, Kim! I haven't really had a Mexican food so far, but I think I'd love it!

    sunandsany

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  32. O nom nom I got sooo hungry right now lol !
    Thnx 4 sharing
    http://theycallmebambam.blogspot.co.uk

    xxxx

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  33. You just reminded me that I haven't had Mexican food in forever and now I'm craving it. Ahhh! I'll have to see if I can get my husband to take me out for some tomorrow evening.

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  34. I love Mexican food! Kim you rock that green dress and earrings. The lipstick looks lovely too! I think a coral red lipstick or a fuchsia one would compliment that look nicely too! Glad you had fun. Baci,
    Coco et La vie en rose fashion blog - Valeria Arizzi

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  35. Love, love Mexican food, so yummy, yummy, yummy!!!

    JOURNAL OF STYLE / BLOGLOVIN

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  36. Looks like you had one fab time, Kim! We went to Buffalo Wild Wings that night (LOL). We did order the nachos, though. :) T. http://tickledpinkwoman.blogspot.com

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  37. In my town I could also enjoy Mexican food, a little spicy but tasty too! Those pictures are very provocative

    www.urbanikamoda.blogspot.com

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