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How To Celebrate the Day of the Dead in Las Vegas

Three restaurants have specials

China Poblano
China Poblano

COSMOPOLITAN OF LAS VEGASChina Poblano’s Day of the Dead celebrations run through Nov. 2. Special dishes include huauzontles (fried huauzontles, seared queso fresco and salsa roja), ensalada moradita (salt roasted beets, beet mole, purslane and carrot dressing), sweetbread taco (fried sweetbreads, salsa xec and radish), tamal rojo (fresh masa, braised pork, tomato and serrano), pato con mole manchamanteles (duck leg confit, pineapple pico and mole manchamanteles), frijoles refritos con queso (refried bean, queso fresco, crema and fresh tortillas), Feast of Santa Anita (atole espuma cone, yemita and charred corn husk) and pan de muerto (sweet pastry served with Mexican chocolate). Cocktails include Sangre Y Fuego (Del Maguey Vida mezcal, cherry liqueur, sangrita and sweet vermouth), Paloma Cartuja (Tequila blanco, grapefruit, Yellow Chartreuse, cinnamon, lime and soda) and La Fresca (Del Maguey San Luis de Rio Mezcal, pineapple, serrano, cilantro and lime). The restaurant is decked out with Mexican paper flags, an altar dedicated to Rivera and Mexican sugar skulls and more. [EaterWire]

MANDALAY PLACE and BOCA PARKHussong’s Cantina celebrates Día de los Muertos with drink specials. Available now through Wednesday, guests can order mix and match Day of the Dead beer buckets, Casa Noble Crystal shots, El Coco margarita and more. Hussong’s margarita of the month, Pumpkin Spice Margarita, stays on the menu all month long. [EaterWire]

FORUM SHOPS AT CAESARSBorder Grill serves up Day of the Dead specials through Nov. 4 including a smoked peach margarita for $13, spiced sangria for $12, pumpkin ceviche for $15, roasted turkey panuchos for $12, pork mole verde for $26, seafood enchiladas for $30 and flan de camote for $8. [EaterWire]

China Poblano

3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South, , NV 89109 (702) 698-7900 Visit Website

Hussong's Cantina

3930 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89119 (702) 632-6450 Visit Website

Border Grill

3500 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 854-6700 Visit Website

Boca Park

, Las Vegas, NV 89145 (702) 430-5800

Hussong's Cantina Las Vegas

3930 Las Vegas Boulevard South, #121B, Las Vegas, NV 89119 702-632-6450