Americans, on average, consume 185,000 Margaritas per hour, making this one of the most frequently requested drinks in the United States year round. So, it's no surprise that Feb. 22 has been designated National Margarita Day, and South Florida residents needn’t cross the border to celebrate!
For those of you wanting to spend a night out on the town to partake in the celebration, the following local locations will be serving up both traditional and non-traditional variations of the Margarita as listed below:
Villa Azur (309 23rd St, Miami Beach, FL 33139)
- Casa Azur Margarita (Casamigos Tequila, Cointreau noir, Fresh lime juice, orange juice, pomegranate juice)
Rosa Mexicano (1111 Lincoln Rd, Miami FL & 900 S. Miami Avenue, Miami FL)
- La Suprema (Partida reposado tequila, Cointreau, Grand Marnier, fresh lime, organic agave)-$14.00
- The Dirty Sanchez (Roasted Jalapeño infused tequila, blood orange puree, fresh sour mix, Cointreau, orange juice, agave nectar)- $11.00
- Excelente Margarita (Patron silver, Cointreau, agave nectar, limonata)-$12.00
- Suprema Margarita (Herradura reposado, Cointreau, lime and orange juice, citrus agave nectar)-$14.00
Carlos & Pepe’s (1302 SE 17th St., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316)
- Cointreau Margarita (The original Margarita recipe using Sauza Hornitos Tequila, Cointreau and fresh squeezed lemon and lime juices)-$9.75
You don’t need to leave the comfort of your home in order to enjoy a Margarita since it only requires three main ingredients tequila, Cointreau (the original French triple sec) and lime. Let the recipe below be your guide to the perfect at-home Margarita:
- Fill a shaker with 1-cup ice, then add 2 oz. tequila, 1 oz. Cointreau and 1 oz. lime juice.
- Secure the lid and shake vigorously for about 15 seconds.
- Fill a margarita glass with ice, then strain the drink into the glass, garnishing with a lime slice and salt.
- Enjoy your Margarita!