Texans take tequila very serious! The Alamo City is one place you can find premium margaritas to ring in your celebration — at home or out and about. I never get tired of these ice cold, tangy creations, and they’re more popular than ever before. Unique takes from different mixologists give this regional recipes a ton of spunk….Enjoy!
“Juan’s special touch, fresh lime juice, and plain good tequila.” That’s the recipe for over 40 years of success as told to me by Hans White, owner and operator of La Fonda Alamo Heights — a local legend at Tex Mex. Of course he’s referring to his world famous bartender, Juan, who has been with La Fonda over four decades!
We’re getting into the hottest part of the year, but what better way to chill than with lush, ripe and ready watermelon! It was one of my favorite summer snacks as a kid.
It’s totally time to COOL OUT this Summer and feel invigorated with a spirit or two to lift your spirit! There are some wonderfully creative and original fruity blends here to try at home…that is, if you can’t make it out to the following fab locations.
Fabulous options for sipping this Fiesta season! Multiple picks for margaritas, sangria, beer as well as a few other specialty cocktails to keep you honest are as follows:
Boudro’s is a popular holiday dining destination for tourists and locals alike- and for good reason! Boudro’s distinctive menu of Texas and southwestern specialties is just the icing on the cake…especially when it comes to breaking bread aboard one of its private river barges.
You know you are in for a spectacular evening the minute you see the view from Aldaco’s Stone Oak! And the food is like no other, either. My friend, Blanca Aldaco, is an innovator in the kitchen…and she has done it again with this chilled Watermelon Soup with Shrimp. What a way to keep cool this summer.
This has to be the best way to enjoy watermelon—on ice with a little tequila! This margarita is the most recent creation by the Margarita Maven Blanca Aldaco at Aldaco’s Stone Oak. It is delightfully refreshing and perfect for any Fiesta! Blanca shows you how easy it is to make.
At Rio Rio on the beautiful San Antonio Riverwalk you have FIVE patios with river views to choose from and boat docks, so you can take your party for a dinner cruise along the Riverwalk.
If it’s true that ladies always want the ‘bad boys’, then Blanca’s newest margarita ‘The REBEL’ is bound to be a big hit.