Mary was born and raised in New York City where her family owned restaurants. Instead of eating dirt on the playground, she ate duck blood, beef tripe and pork belly. She cut her teeth at The Mandarin Oriental and The Ritz-Carlton hotels, working with Barbra Streisand, Vanessa Williams, Michael Stipe, LeVar Burton, Jane Krakowski and others. Mary founded Girl Meets Food in 2009 as a cover for her debilitating addiction to fried chicken and was named Washington Post’s “Favorite Local Foodie.” After 13 years in hospitality, she started freelance writing for USA Today, The Washington Post, Eater, Washington City Paper, and more. Today, she provides digital marketing for hospitality clients as a content creator who’s contently creating content.
Cinco de Mayo falls on a Saturday this year. That’s the best news I’ve heard since discovering the wonders of day drinking. Though I usually have a “no tequila before dark” rule, margaritas are the only welcome exception. These refreshing libations are perfect for daytime consumption; just think of the lime juice as your daily serving of fruit. Even if sipping tequila straight is your thing, our all-day drinking guide will help you find your alcoholic niche on May 5th. So grab a sombrero, click here, and impress everyone with your 10th grade Spanish.
After 12 hours of margs, you’ll be speaking Mayan!