Food & Drink

February 20, 2012

Mercadito Midtown hosts monthly tequila dinners

Mercadito Midtown is bringing back its monthly tequila dinner series, starting this Wednesday, February 22 at 8:30 p.m. Mercadito welcomes guests to experience the smooth and sexy Blue Nectar Tequila. Mercadito Chef and Partner Patricio Sandoval will present a different food theme each month celebrating the diversity of Mexican cuisine. This month, Sandoval starts things off with Mexican street food and will prepare four sharing courses using Blue Nectar Tequila. Each course will be paired with a Blue Nectar Tequila cocktail. A representative for Blue Nectar Tequila will be at the event sharing details and nuances of the handcrafted spirit with guests. The cost to attend this tequila dinner is $45 per person exclusive of tax and gratuity. Call 786.369.0430 for reservations. Patricio Sandoval’s 4-course menu for the evening is:

Botana Con Chile

Shrimp, tequila marinated jicama, cucumber, carrot, mango chile piquin, key lime

Jalisco Negroni

Blue néctar tequila blanco, campari, sweet vermouth, damiana

Tacos de Canasta

potato, chorizo, tequila anejo-roasted tomato salsa huitlacoche-mushroom, tequila reposado-tomatillo salsa

Uvarita

Blue nectar tequila blanco, green grape, mexicano regano, agave

Taquiza de Barbacoa

Lamb tequila chilorio, potato, cactus, tomatillo salsa, pickled red onion

El Chilango

Blue Nectar tequila reposado, grand marnier 150, fresh lime, chichicapa mezcal, 

oloroso sherry

Palitos de Elote

corn cake sticks, cinnamon, sugar, tequila-goat’s milk caramel

Jamaica Me Loco

Blue Nectar tequila blanco, grand marnier, hibiscus, orange, agave

Mercadito Midtown 3252 NE First Avenue Miami, FL 33137 786.369.0430      

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