Tag Archives: Mexican cuisine

• 10 Fierce Cocktails To Celebrate National Tequila Day

10 Fierce Cocktails To Celebrate National Tequila Day

          1. The Milagro Freshest Margarita Milagro Did you know that 91% of people prefer fresh margaritas over those made with a pre-packaged mix? If you fall in this category, “The Milagro Freshest Margarita” recipe is the perfect mix of classic cocktail with a creative twist. The Milagro Freshest Margarita Recipe 2. CRUZ […]

• “a woman walks into a bar…” in El Paso, Texas

“a woman walks into a bar…” in El Paso, Texas

El Paso late afternoon, find a place, ok, well, Motel 6 if you must know, ask the guy at reception where to get the best Mexican food. He rattles off a few places but L&J Cafe, the old place by the graveyard, stands out as the preeminent, down and dirty hot spot so there I […]

• Lime shortage in U.S.; Margaritas, guacamole feel pinch

Lime shortage in U.S.; Margaritas, guacamole feel pinch

Hard times in Margaritaville: skyrocketing lime prices slam Mexican restaurants and bars. Cartel violence in the Mexican state of Michocan, plus floods and tree disease, have driven costs of the green citrus to an all-time high. In the U.S., which receives more than 95% of its limes from Mexico, there are sky-high prices and a […]

• Celeb Chef Rick Bayless To Help Crown Create Craft Beer

Celeb Chef Rick Bayless To Help Crown Create Craft Beer

The TV host and restaurateur, known for Mexican cuisine, is partnering with Crown Imports to make a brew. Bayless is the latest chef to partner with beermakers in a trend that elevates the blue-collar beverage to fine dining. Celebrity chef Rick Bayless, known in the US as the unofficial ambassador for Mexican cuisine, is partnering […]

• Partida Margarita Dinner at Border Grill Santa Monica

Partida Margarita Dinner at Border Grill Santa Monica

Partida Margarita Dinner: Tequila Maker Sofia Partida Joins Mary Sue and Susan For an Evening of Inventive, Handcrafted Margaritas WHAT: Start your Cinco de Mayo celebration early–really early–with celebrity Chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger and special guest tequila maker Sofia Partida, joining forces on April 19 for an evening of inventive, handcrafted Partida […]

• National Margarita Day official? Maybe. But who cares. Celebrate Feb. 22!

National Margarita Day official? Maybe. But who cares. Celebrate Feb. 22!

        Congress has finally convened and proclaimed the way our Founding Fathers intended them to – BEHOLD, Wednesday, February 22, 2012 – National Margarita Day. Those pesky Margie lobbyists made their way inside the hallowed halls of Congress and emerged with yet another special interest victory.  Care to ask how many margaritas […]

• Meet Top Chef Masters Mary Sue & Susan at Margarita Dinner

Meet Top Chef Masters Mary Sue & Susan at Margarita Dinner

Meet Top Chef Masters Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger: Margarita Dinner at Border Grill Santa Monica Features Tequila Don Julio and Farmers Market-Inspired Menu Start the New Year right with an exclusive Don Julio Margarita Dinner at Border Grill Santa Monica, featuring expert commentary from Top Chef Masters Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger […]

• Tequila ventures into vintage and terroir

Tequila ventures into vintage and terroir

Tequila ambassador Tomas Estes is using his Tequila Ocho brand to explore the implications of vintage and terroir for the category. With the first vintage produced in 2007, Tequila Ocho is the result of a collaboration between Estes, official Tequila ambassador to the European Union, and the Camarena family, who produce Tequila Tapatio. The family […]