Tag: drinks

Know your Spirits with this Tequila 101

Tequila is one of the most popular spirits in the world and the main ingredient behind margaritas. But with hundreds of tequila brands on the market, how do you know which one to choose? Explore its varieties with this tequila 101. Legend has it that in the time of the Aztecs, a thunderstorm fell upon […]

Set a Mojito Bar for Your Next Party

One of the great pleasures of summertime is enjoying a cold, refreshing drink with friends, ideally outdoors under the summer breeze. And nothing screams summer like a mojito! If you are hosting a party this summer, make it special by setting up a mojito bar. It’s fun and everybody will enjoy having a delicious cocktail […]

5 Lesser-Known Yet Equally Delicious Latin Cocktails

I think we can all agree that nobody gets the party started quite like Latinos. And amongst the loud music, the sultry dance moves, and the lively conversation, there’s one key component: the best cocktails in the world. We all know the usual suspects, as a lot of Latin cocktails have already made their way […]

Elevar!

An event in partnership with Terrazas de los Andes, Chef Aarón Sánchez and Cocina. Let’s take a peek… Elevar /e.le.’var(r)/ v. to raise; to lift; to bring or take upwards A tribute to Latin cuisine by James Beard Award winning chef Aarón Sánchez and San Diego’s own chef Juan Carlos Récamier. Brought to life by […]

HOW TEQUILA IS MADE

HOW TEQUILA IS MADE & AND OTHER FUN TEQUILA FACTS Is it just me or do you hear the “Tequila” song in your head when anyone mentions it? You know the one. Either that or you immediately recall a night or two you’d rather not recall. I think I prefer “ba da da da da […]

How Well Do You Know Your Latin Cocktails?

By Victoria Freixa This article is intended for readers 21 or older. Thank you! Can you guess the main ingredient in these cocktails? (Please, find the answers below) 1/ MOJITO – TEQUILA RUM GIN VODKA We all know and love Mojitos, but did you know they originated in Cuba? This poolside go-to cocktail can be […]

These 4 Simple Tricks Will Help You Shop For Tequila Like a Pro

In today’s evolved tequila scene where searching for that “100% Agave” stamp of approval is almost common knowledge, we can all use a few tips and tricks when staring blankly at the dozens of tequilas that we all have to choose from. Here are a few guidelines that will hopefully make the process of choosing […]

Pitch Black Manhattan

Give a twist to the classic Manhattan cocktail with a surprise ingredient, a spooky version for this Dia de Muertos season.

A Guide to Latin Spirits

Typical Latin American Liquors At the heart of every Latin American culture is a drink that defines the late night, early morning vibrato of the people who live there. These spirits tell a story that goes deeper than a quick way to relax, get buzzed, and have fun (though there is certainly that, as well). […]