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National Tequila Day - Celebrate with More Than Just a Shot

By Stephan Martin

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You might know Tequila as just a shot of liquor, but there is more to it than pointing at a bottle and throwing back a shot. Tequila has a long and storied history and with it you will find countless varities as well as many cocktails that feature Teaquila. National Tequila Day is July 23rd and it is the perfect day to be a little adventurous with choice of Tequila.

Pink Taco Bar


To celebrate National Tequila Day, a visit to Harry Morton’s Pink Taco should be on the list of things to do. Not only do they know their Tequila, featuring 150 tequilas along with beautifully designed cocktails, but you will find a party atmosphere fitting of this day. Pink Taco will feature half-off margaritas and well tequila drinks from 3-7 p.m. all day! With this day landing on Taco Tuesday you already have a bonus, but Pink Taco will also feature bogo pitchers of the Pink Taco House Margarita and $8 Clase Azul Margaritas (normally $21).
Here are a few of the tasty beverages that are featured at Harry Morton’s Pink Taco:


El Presidential Margarita
As an exquisite sipping cocktail, this margarita consists of Don Julio 1942, fresh lime juice, raw agave nectar, and a splash of Combier.
The Cockfight
For a light refreshing way to enjoy tequila day the Cockfight consists of AvionBlanco, muddled organic cucumber and pixie oranges with fresh lime juice and raw agave nectar
Tequeelover
Order at your own risk! a triple shot combination of Jose Cuervo Blanco, Avion Reposado, and Don Julio Anejo. served with a spicy chipotle lime wedge.

Pink Taco Margarita

Pink Taco is located on the Sunset Strip at 8225 Sunset Blvd and in Westfield Century City Mall at 10250 Santa Monica Blvd.

If you want to enjoy your Tequila with a cool beach breeze, visit Mucho Ultima in Manhattan Beach. Mucho Ultima recently welcomed Bryon Freeze as their new executive chef after he competed for the open position against four other chefs on the Food Network’s Chef Wanted With Anne Burrell. So while you are enjoying some of the more than 200 different kinds of Tequilas, you can also taste the new menu that features gourmet modern Mexican cuisine prepared from the freshest and finest ingredients available. If you are looking for a great Tequila cocktail, try the Bikini which consists of Herradura Blanco, Cointreau, fresh lime juice agave nectar and blood orange puree. Pair any Tequila with the amazing softshell crab tacos and you will have yourself a night to remember.

For more information on Mucho Ultima, visit: http://www.muchomb.com/

Published on Jul 23, 2012

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