Category: Restaurants & Bars

TJ Tequila Expo 2017

The TJ Tequila Expo was this past weekend, 12-15 October 2017. Tequila Connection and several friends attended.  About 30 new labels will be added to, and I will also add a photo gallery of the event (soon as I have time).  This event offers a lot to tequila fans.  Along with more tequila than we […]

Spirits of Mexico (Austin)

Spirits of Mexico    Austin Monthly (blog) …this year’s Spirits of Mexico also brings a consumer event to Austin, TX featuring Tequila and Mezcal tastings, hand crafted cocktails, Mexican cervesas and culinary pairings curated by renowned local chefs..

Geronimo Tequila Bar

Geronimo Tequila Bar and Southwest Grill, Fairfield and New Haven, CT The Declaration for the Protection of the Appelation of Origin Tequila (DOT) states that… To maintain these standards and help educate restaurants, the Mexican government’s Tequila Regulatory Council issues CRT Award T Certification for restaurants around the world that successfully complete training to demonstrate […]

Diamonte Pepino Margarita

Mike’s Mix: Diamonte Pepino Margarita From Barrio   CBS Minnesota / WCCO Every Saturday, Mike Augustyniak features a local mixologist to get a new recipe you can use to impress your craft cocktail-enthusiast friends. This week, he tries a margarita from the Twin Cities’ preeminent tequila bar. Diamonte Pepino Margarita 1 ½ oz Maestro Dobel Diamonte […]

Don Julio Night at Tico (Boston)

Tequila Tuesday with Don Julio     Boston Chefs Get some friends together for a fun night out at Tico on Tuesday, October 10th. Michael Schlow’s Back Bay outpost will be welcoming guests for an early evening fiesta featuring passed apps and a make-your-own taco bar from 6:30-8:30pm. Your $40 ticket (tax and gratuities not included) gets you […]

Spirits of Mexico (Austin, TX)

Spirits of Mexico: Unlimited Tequila, Mezcal & Bites     Travelzoo Besides delicious tastings, guests will have the chance to interact with brand ambassadors, competition participants and other mezcal and tequila … 19 Oct.

Keeping Tabs: Santos y Pecadores

Keeping Tabs: Santos y Pecadores    D Magazine You may not be familiar with mezcal—which is forgivable, since there are only a handful of mezcal bars in the United States. But when I heard that a …  The tiny mezcaleria, hidden in the back room of Uptown’s Bowen House, helps introduce Dallas to…

Tequila & Mezcal Fest returns (London)

Agave fiesta: Tequila & Mezcal Fest returns    Bar Magazine A celebration of Mexico is bringing together tequila and mezcal as well as sotol, raicilla and bacanora.  Tequila & Mezcal Fest is returning this month for a fourth year, celebrating agave spirits and all things Mexican. Taking place at the Old Truman Brewery in London on […]

Z Tequila Dinner (Austin, TX)

Austin’s drinking events calendar, October 2017    austin360 Friday, Oct. 13  Z Tequila Dinner at Cannon + Belle, 7 to 10 p.m. The Austin-based tequila company is pairing its range of unaged and aged tequilas with five courses at the Hilton Austin restaurant. $70.

Tequila drinking in Hong Kong

Tequila drinking in Hong Kong moves upmarket from party animals to connoisseurs “Over the past five years, agave spirit-themed bars have picked up quite a lot,” says Jack Busta, one of the partners in Mezcalito, a Los Angeles-style lounge bar that opened in Hong Kong’s Central district late last year.   “New York, LA, San Francisco […]