Cinco De Mayo with L.A.'s iconic Mexican restaurant Casa Vega

It's Cinco De Mayo, and who knows tradition better than Christy Vega, of Casa Vega restaurant. Christy's here to give us her secret recipe for their famous lobster and pickled jalapeno guacamole...


Lobster and Pickled Jalapeno Guacamole



3 avocados

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup white onion, chopped

1 pickled jalapeño, minced

Squeeze of lime juice

Cilantro to taste

3/4 cup Main Lobster



Peel, pit and mash avocado. Season with salt and mash a little more.

Stir in onions, pickled jalapeños, lime juice and cilantro. Mix together. Gently fold in the lobster. Season to taste

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Fun Facts:

·         Casa Vega is set to celebrate its 60th anniversary this year

·         Owner Christy Vega, daughter of founder Rafael “Ray” Vega, has most recently been seen as a guest judge on “Guy’s Grocery Games” on the Food Network, among countless other appearances

·         Casa Vega is known for its approachable and authentic Mexican cuisine

·         Casa Vega is a hotspot for celebrities that enjoy the mouthwatering menu and strong cocktails presented in an intimate, and time-honored, dining room

·         Casa Vega will be presenting a special Cinco de Mayo festivities inclusive of a special photo booth courtesy of Curevo 1800 Resposado Tequila, specialty cocktails, and their #TBT 60¢ taco promotion with purchase of Ray Vega’s namesake cocktail, The Boss Margarita

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