The classic Margarita is a simple drink you can whip up on a whim on a summer evening. It’s one of its major selling points, along with its perfect marriage of sweet and tangy. But maybe because of this delicious ubiquity, there comes a point where the simple lime Margarita doesn’t cut it anymore. Midway through the summer, you […]
One town over from me, there used to be a terrific little Mexican place with some of the best blue corn tortillas I have ever had. Technically, the menu said it was a New Mexican restaurant, but I don’t think I ever asked if that meant the cuisine was from the state of New Mexico, […]
Tequila is one of the most popular spirits in the world, but the spirit can still be incredibly confusing. While it’s pretty widely known that tequila is made from 100 percent agave, most probably don’t realize that the spirit can only be made in certain parts of Mexico.
Riesler Morales knows the secret to better Margaritas, and he wants to share it with the world. Morales, a bartender from Mexico City and the man behind Patron’s Margarita of the Year, swears by putting a layer of red wine on top of his Margaritas — and if you try it for yourself you’ll understand […]
Tequila is the most important part of a Margarita. Without tequila, it’s really not even a Margarita (looking at you Chili’s Vodkarita). So the main question is: Which type of tequila should you use? TL;DR: Blanco tequila.
I’m sitting alone at the end of the upstairs bar of a Chili’s in New Jersey. It’s 7:30 p.m., and I came to taste every single one of the 12 Margaritas on the menu. Before I leave, I’ll have consumed at least 1,200 calories in drinks alone and made friends with the best bartender I […]
It’s 5 o’clock, and with the weather warming up, it’s time for some disgustingly cheap happy hour Margaritas. What makes a good happy hour Margarita? Start with the cheapest tequila you can find. If there was a shelf between the bottom shelf and the first layer of hell, that’s what a happy hour Marg needs. Then, […]
Happy National Margarita Day! There’s no better way to celebrate than with a couple of delicious cocktails. And while it’s not difficult to whip up a marg at home, we know lots of you will be reaching for margarita mix instead. There are actually a lot of options at your supermarket if you’re going the […]
When you think about drinking margaritas, you probably imagine sitting on a warm summer patio, or lounging on a tropical beach, sand between your toes and a frozen drink in hand. So it might come as a bit of a surprise to discover that National Margarita Day is in the middle of February, perhaps the […]