It wasn't the coldest night in New York City on Saturday, January 18th, but most people would have probably opted to bundle up and keep warm. On first glance at the line of concert goers that wrapped around the block from the Best Buy Theater entrance and down Broadway, you would have thought they didn't get the memo. The majority of people patiently waiting outside the venue maintained the type of dress code you'd expect at a summer festival, kept warm only by the anticipation and excitement of what the night had in store.
Hot egg nog and spiked cider may be holiday classics, but why not shake things up a little this holiday season with tequila? Baron Spirits International recently launched a new premium platinum tequila which is 100% organic, Kosher, and gluten free. It adds a new punch to, well, your holiday punch! Each small batch is handcrafted in Jalisco, Mexico, where it's made of 100% prime agave and triple distilled, and the quality is evident with each smooth sip.
After battling cancer, Jana Khaimoff wanted to build a business for her children, and she embarked on a two-year tequila fact-finding experience,to launch her brand. Her seach led her to the family-owned and operated Ansan Distillery, which oversees each step of the process: from growing and harvesting the agave to the triple distillation and bottling.
When you think of fishbowl cocktails, the things that come to mind might be plastic leis, electric-light torches, and middle-aged Jimmy Buffet fans. However, there is a new wave of these massive, four-straw libations that don't immediately lodge Margaritaville in your head.
Just in time for the end of summer, you can enjoy king-size cocktails that take traditionally syrupy, over-sweetened drink recipes and make them fresh and dynamic. Bleeker Street burger haven, Slide, has just added The Bitter Blossom to their already stellar cocktail program.
Giveaway alert! It's that time of year that everyone and their uncle are doing awesome giveaways and why should the nightlife scene be any different? Richard Sandoval's Restaurant Maya is hosting an Apocalypse Party on December 21st (damn you, Mayans). For just $65, guests will receive bottomless food from the Tequileria menu, as well as bottomless beers, house wines, margaritas tradicionales and shelf liquors.
But why pay $65 for all of this when you can win bottomless food and drink for two for free?! All you have to do to enter the giveaway is Tweet @RestaurantMaya using the hashtag #ApocalypseMaya what you would do if 12/21/12 really is the end of the world. The best Tweet or Facebook post will be the winner!
Just because Mexican Independence Day is over, doesn't mean the fiesta can't continue! Tequila Revolucion pays homage to Mexico with a signature cocktail made with their 100 Proof Tequila. Revolutionize the way you drink by whipping up this bad boy cocktail and get ready for your night to begin.
· 2 oz. Tequila REVOLUCION 100 PROOF
· 1 lime
· 1 lime supreme
· Lime zest (1/2 lime)
Tequila might te-kill-ya, but it is nonetheless an important staple in anyone's drinking repertoire. That is why today we celebrate National Tequila Day (Cinco de Mayo just isn't enough tequila!). In honor of this boozy holiday, we are providing you with a fantastic list of bars around the city offering up delicious tequila-based cocktails. And for those who can't make it out today, there's even a DIY cocktail recipe. Cheers!
A.G Kitchen, the new Upper West Side restaurant by lauded Executive Chef Alex Garcia, looks to Southeast Asia for inspiration when crafting the Thai Me Down, which stars tequila infused with pineapple and Thai basil. The drink also incorporates fresh pineapple juice, fresh lime and green chartreuse – an herbal liqueur made by monks.