Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Celebrate National Tequila Day

Break out the shot glasses and celebrate National Tequila Day this Sunday, July 24. Whether you opt for a quick shot with a side of lime and salt or choose to sip on the Mexican spirit we’ve compiled a list of a few ways to enjoy it. 

DINING

Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar

The Town Center hot spot is offering special tequila flights and $5 house margaritas for all. Plus, it has hundreds of tequilas on its menu. Brunch options include everything from classic avocado toast to chicken & churros and breakfast tacos. 

5250 Town Center Cir., Boca Raton; 561/416-2131; roccostacos.com

Cactus Grille & Tequila Bar 

With more than 100 artisan tequilas, this is the place to go for this national holiday. The restaurant will be celebrating with daily deals including specialty priced margaritas, beer and shots. Make sure to pair your drink with one of its savory tacos or burritos!

4650 Donald Ross Rd., Suite 100, Palm Beach Gardens; 561/249-3090; thecactusgrille.com

Fern Street Wine Bar & Kitchen

A local weekend favorite, Brunch on Fern, is taking it up a level for this tequila celebration by adding a special deal to this mix—Ranch Rider Tequila Seltzer buckets for only $20. Plus, with locally sourced ingredients, you really can’t go wrong with your dish selections.

501 Fern St., West Palm Beach; 561/328-9745; fernstreetwpb.com

DRINKS

Teremana Tequila

Savor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s own small batch tequila that comes in three expressions including blanco, reposado and añejo. If you’re looking for a refreshing cocktail, check out this fan favorite.

Mana Spritz

Ingredients:

2 oz Teremana Blanco

2 oz Lemonade

.25 tsp Grenadine

2 oz Soda Water

Method: Combine Teremana Blanco, lemonade, and soda water in a highball glass with cube ice. Top with grenadine. Garnish with a lemon wheel.

El Bandido Yankee Reposado Tequila

Espresso martinis are very in now so try this recipe at home!

Ingredients:

1.5 oz El Bandido Yankee Reposado Tequila

1 oz Fresh Brewed Espresso

.75 Somrus Coffee Liqueur

.75 Licor 43

Method: Combine all ingredients into a shaker and shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with a single espresso bean.

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Christie Galeano-DeMott
Christie is a food lover, travel fanatic, bookworm, Francophile, and she believes art in all its forms is good for the soul. When she’s not writing about the incredible dishes, people and places that capture South Florida's culture and vibe, Christie is irresistibly happy in the company of her husband and a glass of red wine.

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