BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. -- Grab the lime and some salt. Monday, July 24 is National Tequila Day, which means it's fiesta time.
We've listed a few spots to start your celebration but are happy to hear your suggestions in our Comments or on Facebook.
- Blue Moon, Englewood, Woodcliff Lake, Wyckoff: The Blue Moonarita is the specialty here (lunazul blanco, patron citronge and blue curacao) as is the Cadillac Margarita (lunazul blanco, patron citronage and gran gala), Pomerita (lunazul blanco, pomegranate juice, fresh lime juice and agave nectar) and Bamm Bamm (Blue Moon's very barrel aged patron anejo and patron mango citronge).
- Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern, Ho-Ho-Kus : Toast the holiday with the "Greenback," tequila, kiwi, simple syrup, cucumber juice, lime juice, and black salt.
- Mitchell’s Fish Market Restaurant and Bar, Edgewater: Kick back and enjoy the stunning view of Manhattan on Mitchell's patio with $5 premium margaritas, a perfect way to cool down on a hot summer's day. Mitchell’s Premium House Margarita is made with Sauza 100 percent Blue Agave Tequila, freshly squeezed lime, lemon and orange juices and contains no artificial sweetener syrups.
- Rosa Mexicana, Paramus: Opt for a "Margarita Gusto" where you select an agave spirit from the restaurant's broad collection and they'll handcraft your margarita with organic agave nectar and hand-squeezed lime juice. There are also plenty of frozen concoctions including a Frozen Pomegranate (with blanco tequila, triple sec, pomegranate, lime, flor de sal rim), and a Frozen Tropical in lime, strawberry or mango with blanco tequila, triple sec, organic agave, and a flor de sal rim.
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