Category: Restaurants & Bars

Tequila Tasting at Galaxy Taco (La Jolla)

Monthly Tequila Tasting At Galaxy Taco     KPBS Join us the first Friday of each month from 5 – 8 p.m. at Galaxy Taco in La Jolla, CA. for a complimentary tequila tasting!  We partner with a different tequila or mezcal brand to educate our guests about how the chosen spirit is harvested to pairing recommendations.  Jan. […]

One More Stop cocktail at Counterpoint

#22: Personal growth at Counterpoint    San Diego CityBEAT As much as New Year’s Day is the crowned holiday of brunch, Bloody Marys and Mimosas are always the standby indulgences of what is one of the most ambiguous of meals. However, if there are people out there seeking change in this New Year, I highly recommend they start […]

Indigo Grill’s 4-Course Oaxaca Dinner

Indigo Grill’s 4-Course Oaxaca Dinner + Mezcal Cocktails   San Diego Enjoy a night of flavorful food and delicious cocktails!  Join us at Indigo Grill Thursday, January 11th at 6pm for our 4-course Oaxacan-inspired dinner featuring authentic Latin dishes such as Red Snapper Mixiote and Flan de Chocolate.  Each course will featured a mezcal cocktail […]

Mexican food at Madre! in Torrance

Mexican food at Madre! in Torrance is tough to beat this side of the border There was a time when you went on a trip to Mexico, and one of the souvenirs you returned with was a bottle of Gusano Rojo Mezcal — the raw alt-tequila distillation that came with a worm in the bottle… […]

Little Conejo (Vancouver)

Little Conejo brings big flavor to Vancouver    Vancouver Business Journal …As for the mescal, it’s a bit like Tequila’s grizzled old man. It’s also produced through harvesting and roasting agave, but has a much more natural process where the plants are roasted underground using a method dating back to the Aztecs. We try to stay […]

Tequila, Taco & Cerveza Fest, Austin April 14

Tequila, Taco & Cerveza Fest coming to Austin April 14 The fiesta showcases more than 40 tequilas and flavors to taste and multiple unique taco recipes from your various food trucks. This fest is restricted to those 21 and up. Tickets are $30 general admission ($40 day of) or $60 ($70 day of) for the VIP experience.  All […]

drinking spots that opened in Austin this year

These are the best drinking spots that opened in Austin this year Austin had mezcal bars before this cozy place from the Los Angeles-based hospitality group 213 Hospitality came along… The importance of a Texas bar paying due attention to all the small-batch mezcales making their way to the U.S. market from just across the […]

Macintosh bartender dips into Mexico

Macintosh bartender Megan Deschaine dips into Mexico for agave harvesting and tequila drinking    Charleston Post Courier (blog) Megan Deschaine won an all-expenses-paid trip to Jalisco, Mexico, with a cocktail she’d never made before, but that’s how this Macintosh bartender rolls. She’s an accomplished mixologist who really enjoys making drinks. Her entry for Exotico Tequila was […]

Cocktail Trends of 2018

The 5 Biggest Cocktail Trends of 2018, Predicted by an Award-Winning Mixologist You should expect to see “Cognac, Calvados and Champagne from France or … mezcal and tequila from Mexico,” for instance, on more cocktail menus… Cristalino Tequila… This relatively new type of aged tequila is clear, not brown. Van Flandern says it’s becoming popular […]

A guide to Mexico’s mezcal capital

A scrumptious guide to Mexico’s mezcal capital    New York Post …There are several mezcal-heavy nightspots in the city center, where you can sample the plethora of options. (There are more than 200 varieties of agave, and each gives a different flavor to whatever final product the bartender is pouring.)…