TIP OF THE DAY: A New Take On Margaritas For National Margarita Day

Something different: a Pineapple Cilantro Margarita. Photo and recipe courtesy Sauza Tequila.   Today is George Washington’s birthday. It’s also National Margarita Day. Washington (1732-1799) never had a Margarita: The cocktail wasn’t invented until 1948, as the prevailing story goes (history of the Margarita). But that doesn’t mean you can’t toast to both Washington and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Try A Very Different Margarita Recipe

Some chefs are inspired to go beyond classic recipes and create their own unusual take on a dish—or a drink. Chef Julio Medina, who has an empire* of refined Latin cuisine restaurants in New York City, likes to create special menus, including specialty Margaritas, for each location. His latest creation, for Toloache, is an homage…
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RECIPE: French Margarita

The traditional margarita—tequila, orange liqueur and fresh lime juice—is the #1 selling cocktail in the U.S. It has inspired many twists on the classic recipe. Today’s twist comes from popular New York City restaurant, Rosa Mexicano: the Margarita Francesa (French Margarita), using the popular French orange liqueur, Grand Marnier. The recipe was originally developed in…
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RECIPE: Twists On The Margarita For National Margarita Day

Here’s more Margarita madness (deliciously different recipes) in anticipation of National Margarita Day, February 22nd. This year, change it up with a Cranberry Margarita, Pomegranate Margarita or Grapefruit Margarita recipe. The first two recipes are from Avión Tequila; the last is from Felix restaurant in New York City’s SoHo, where Avión Silver is the tequila…
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MOTHER’S DAY: Cabernet Sauvignon Margarita Recipe

An easy way to do something special for Mom is to serve her a cocktail created just for her. That was the thinking of Sauza Tequila, creator of the Mama Rita Margarita. Most moms enjoy a Margarita as well as a glass of wine, so here’s a twist that combines both. The recipe uses agave…
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