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Secrets of Creating World Class Tequila

Kelly Mitchell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Taste
Kelly Mitchell

I'm headed to my first tequila pairing dinner and am very curious. The only tequila tasting I've done was in Mexico. The most memorable part of that was the dusty hot dune buggy ride to and from the tequila plant.

Pope Francis Likes Tequila As Much As The Rest Of Us

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 01.07.2016 | Religion

With a visit to Mexico right around the corner, Pope Francis had a simple question for a Mexican monsignor he encountered in the Vatican's St. Pe...

I Don't Have Kids, But I Love My Elf On The Shelf

Christine Wojdyla | Posted 12.02.2015 | Women
Christine Wojdyla

I swore I'd never get one. I planned a life without an Elf. Even if tiny humans were to become a part of my world, it would be tough cookies for the kids, because their Elf would still be secretly hidden (and never coming out to spy on them). I was completely down with this plan. Until I wasn't.

2015 Holiday Gift Guide for Your Favorite Drinker

Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree | Posted 11.24.2015 | Taste
Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree

Welcome to the holidays! And frankly, we don't care which one you observe or if you observe any at all, this season of the year should be fun and festive regardless of beliefs. But what makes it even more fun and festive is finding the perfect gift for that, shall we say, spirit connoisseur in your life.

Tequila and Mezcal: Tradition in the Global Market

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 10.19.2015 | Taste
Fabio Parasecoli

Photo: Soy Mezcalero Over the past few decades, culinary traditions, heritage foods and local spirits appear to have acquired growing visibility in ...

Hold On To Summer's Heat With These Spicy, Chill Cocktails

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 08.31.2015 | Taste

As we brace ourselves for autumn and the impending PSO (pumpkin spice onslaught), now's the time to hold on to whatever summer we have left by enjoyin...

You're Drinking Tequila Wrong

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 07.24.2015 | Taste

July 24 is National Tequila Day, which means for most of us, July 25 is National Hungover Time. But it doesn't have to be that way! This year, why not...

The 6 Essential Tequilas And Mezcals For Your Home Bar | Posted 06.01.2015 | Taste

Even aged tequilas and mezcals are key for summer.

You've Been Making Your Frozen Margaritas All Wrong

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 05.21.2015 | Taste

I'm going to let you in on a little secret: You don't need to use fresh lime juice when you make frozen margaritas. If you've always heard tha...

Cinco De Mayo Special: A Tequila Lover's Guide to Mexico Hotels and Hot Spots

Hipmunk | Posted 05.06.2015 | Travel

Pass around that salt and lime!

6 Cocktail Recipes for Spring

Imbibe | Posted 06.01.2015 | Taste

Spring is in the air -- and in our cocktail glasses -- thanks to these seasonally inspired sips.

Do Latino Businesses Pander to White Customers?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 04.26.2015 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

Now, the waiters and waitresses for our area were dressed casually, in jeans and polo shirts. The wait staff for the private party, however, was dressed, well, more colorfully.

How To Make Roca Patrón Tequila Cured Salmon

Jill Donenfeld | Posted 04.25.2015 | Taste
Jill Donenfeld

Sit back and get ready to take a bite of your spring break.

Celebrity Chef Peter Kuruvita on the Real Food of Mexico

Jacada Travel | Posted 04.22.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Having gotten to know the country and its food so well, he gives us his tips on how we can experience this authentic cuisine too.

New Booze To Help You Survive The Holiday Season (They Make Good Gifts, Too)

Tony Sachs | Posted 01.28.2015 | Taste
Tony Sachs

They make fine holiday gifts, of course, but more importantly, they serve as excellent liquid courage for you for the next month, whether you're dealing with the first slush of the year or you've gotten one too many cheesy photo cards from relatives you haven't thought about since you got their last cheesy card.

How to Make Your Own Tequila in 6 "Easy" Steps

Paula Froelich | Posted 11.18.2014 | Taste
Paula Froelich

I have to be honest with you, tequila was never my jam. In college, there was too much of it, there was usually a worm involved and the smell just m...

Día de los Muertos Is Not Halloween

Daniel Cubias | Posted 12.28.2014 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

We all are familiar with Día de los Muertos -- the white face paint, the illustrations of grinning skulls, the panoramas of skeleton musicians and dancers. However, there is still great confusion in America about what this holiday actually signifies. Although it takes place at the same time of year as Halloween and shares the theme of ghostly visitors, there are fundamental differences.

Wine, Beer and Tequila: A Perfect Afternoon in Texas Hill Country

Roadtrippers | Posted 11.24.2014 | Travel

I was nervous people may be judgemental about bringing a little one into a wine tasting.

Put Down the Tequila and Step Away Slowly

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 11.04.2014 | Comedy
Rob Hiaasen, a global employment website, has published an article called "Nine Things Never to Say to Your Boss." Here are the nine things, with accompanying commentary by a non-Monster.

WATCH: How To Make Sangrita | Posted 10.05.2014 | Taste

Sangria plus a margarita. What could be better?

Roque Planas

Why Tequila Deserves Way More Respect | Roque Planas | Posted 09.19.2014 | Latino Voices

The U.S. may have celebrated National Tequila Day last week, but really any day is a good day to enjoy what may well be the finest spirit the Americas...

An Open Letter To A Friend

Dani Alpert | Posted 09.30.2014 | Women
Dani Alpert

Our friendship has always meant a lot to me. We've shared so much and for this, I am grateful. But what is the depth of our current relationship? Can I call it a friendship? Maybe our definition of friendship is different.

The Best Tequilas Of 2014

Epicurious | Posted 09.28.2014 | Taste

We sipped our way through 21 blanco and reposado tequilas, and we did it all for you.

13 Things You Never Knew About Tequila

Posted 10.06.2014 | Taste

Few beverages hold as much mystique as tequila. The beloved Mexican pick-me-up conjures visions of oversized sombreros, mariachi bands, and salt-rimme...

Raise Your Glass for National Tequila Day

Joshua Estrin | Posted 09.21.2014 | Travel
Joshua Estrin

Maria Teresa Lara and Ruben Aceves introduced me to the object of my newest desire -- the small-batch Double Barrel Reposado Tequila.