A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to sit in on a blind tasting of Potatorums with the Texas Mezcal and Tequila Society. Led by Paul Dutton, it was a great deep dive into four different expressions. The Tobalá,
Since Silencio’s Cora Tang told me that their mini bottles were selling like hot cakes others in the industry seem to be headed the same direction. The sudden move to off premise sales means that everyone is scrambling to present
2019 was definitely the year of the Mexican cookbook, and thank goodness because it looks like we’ll have plenty of time on our hands to be doing a lot of cooking in 2020. Last year we saw cookbook debuts from
We can't believe it either, our first Mexico in a Bottle of the year is just a few days away. In addition to the big event on Sunday, we've also lined up a bunch of other great activities and events. Things
What an amazing day we had at House of Yes in Bushwick, Brooklyn celebrating Mexican Independence Day! The sun came out and the spirit of Mexico permeated every nook and cranny. It was a sold out event (thank you!) and we couldn't have asked for a better crowd to celebrate all things Mexican in a Bottle.
Given last week's line up of catastrophes, the week before seems like a lifetime ago. Back then I had a chance to taste Mezcales de Leyenda's new high end, limited release, line of mezcals at San Francisco's Mosto Bar. What a treat,
[caption id="attachment_5862" align="aligncenter" width="450"] The Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington, D.C.[/caption] In the spirit of transparency, here's some background on how the whole idea of how Mexico in a Bottle - Washington, D.C. came about: DC is my hometown, but now, my immediate family lives with me on the West Coast. I miss DC, I miss my friends, and I really needed to come up with a reason to visit. Then there was a random meeting and conversation I had with Pati Jinich, the terrific Mexican chef, culinary anthropologist, and resident chef at the Mexican Cultural Institute in DC. She told me that the Mexican culinary scene in Washington was growing. A seed was planted and I told Max that DC needed to be on our shortlist of event cities for 2017.