Margarita Day – It’s A Real Thing
Tomorrow, Friday, February 22nd is National Margarita Day, and we are so excited it's on a Friday. That means we can celebrate, without having to worry about being up too early on a Saturday morning for work, well, some of us can. Some of us still have to report to work Saturday morning, but, that doesn't mean we can't enjoy a marg or two.
There are many different stories and myths, beginning as early as 1938, as to how and when the margarita was created. It can be served over ice or blended with ice, and the rim of the glass is usually rimmed with salt.
"In the December 1953 issue of Esquire magazine, the margarita cocktail was the “Drink of the Month”. The recipe as printed was:
- 1 ounce tequila
- Dash of Triple Sec
- Juice of 1/2 lime or lemon
Pour over crushed ice, stir. Rub the rim of a stem glass with rind of lemon or lime, spin in salt—pour, and sip.
The margarita was further popularized with the 1977 release of Jimmy Buffett’s song “Margaritaville”."
Now, to find that lost shaker of salt. Enjoy your margaritas and let us know the BEST place to get one in town.