Guaca Mole Cocina Mexicana, 9921 Ormsby Station Rd. and El Taco Luchador, 938 Baxter Ave. and 112 Meridian St., St. Matthews, are celebrating the ever-popular Mexican fall holiday, Día de los Muertos today and tomorrow Nov. 1 and 2, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Mexican holiday is an occasion to gather together with friends and family and prepare special foods in honor of those who have departed. At Guaca Mole, and both locations of El Taco Luchador the celebration will offer face-painting, colorful skeleton art, music, and tequila and Modelo specials.
“Each year this event grows,” said Chef Fernando Martinez in a press release. Martinez is co-founder of the Olé Restaurant Group, which is comprised of Guaca Mole Cocina Mexicana, Mussel & Burger Bar Jeffersontown, Mussel and Burger Bar Downtown, Mercato Italiano in Norton Commons, Artesano Vino Tapas Y Mas in Westport Village, El Taco Luchador on Baxter Avenue and Meridian Ave., and Red Barn Kitchen in Lyndon. “We love to share this tradition with loyal customers and new customers experiencing the holiday for the first time.”