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 […]
Rum is the spirit of the Caribbean, both literally and figuratively. The darling drink of the Caribbean is made with the byproducts of an ingredient that embodies the heritage of the islands: sugarcane, one of its main exports. Rum is made by distilling and fermenting different products like sugarcane juice, molasses and even honey. The […]
Each region of Latin America has at least one traditional drink for celebrating and sharing great moments. With the right ingredients and a little creativity, your guests will be delighted to enjoy cocktails at happy hour from their favorite mixologist: you! Here are five different ideas for turning your happy hour at home into an […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Give a twist to the classic Manhattan cocktail with a surprise ingredient, a spooky version for this Dia de Muertos season.
A refreshing combination of vodka, blood orange and fennel syrup.
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). […]