ESDC Celebrates Annual Mole de Mayo Fest

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsEighteenth Street Development Corporation (ESDC) celebrates its fifth annual Mole de Mayo, the only outdoor mole cook-off festival celebrating Mexican culture and cuisine on May 25-26, 2013 in Pilsen, the heart of the Mexican community in Chicago. The two-day event will include local restaurant chefs competing for one of two awards: Mole de Mayo Best Mole Award and the People’s Choice Award. As in years past, a panel of judges comprised of local celebrities will judge the participants’ moles. Along with the traditional mole puestos (booths), the festival will have a stage of musical entertainment, which features some the best and local performers, high-flying Mexican wrestlers, and much more. Festival hours are from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26. For more information visit or follow us on

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