Celebrate National Tequila Day, JPC Style!

July 24, 2015

Today is National Tequila Day, which calls for tequila infused food, drinks and dessert! There are endless ways to celebrate this boozy holiday and to help you celebrate, we have put together a list of delicious tequila-inspired recipes that are perfect for entertaining at home and a few tequila-centric hotspots around the ‘Burgh for a night on the town.

täk?, Pittsburgh’s newest taqueria by chef Richard DeShantz, is a hip, modernized Mexican eatery that serves inventive tacos. With a strong 350+ list of tequilas and mezcals and close to a dozen riffs on the margarita, make it a great place to celebrate National Tequila Day.


Verde Mexican Kitchen and Cantina
Verde Mexican Kitchen & Cantina highlights the rich culinary diversity of Mexico with traditional flavors and authentic ingredients. One of Verde’s greatest strengths is its drink menu, which features over 200 tequilas made of 100% Blue Agave.


equila Lime Fish Tacos
from Camille Styles

Beat the summer heat than with a bright, zesty serving of fish tacos! Needless to say, these are best served with icy cold margaritas. Get the recipe here.

Grapefruit and Sage Margarita

from täk?

Forget lime, this grapefruit and sage margarita from Spencer Warren at täk? is an ultra refreshing riff on a classic margarita that only requires a few ingredients. Get the recipe here.

tako_Grapefruit and Sage Margarita

Blackberry Lime Margaritas

from Cooking and Beer

Margaritas are the perfect blank canvas to create any flavor combination you want and these blackberry lime margaritas are the perfect cocktail to enjoy on a hot summer day! Get the recipe here.


Chili-Tequila Chocolate Truffles

from 40 Aprons

There’s simply nothing like a bit of chili powder, cinnamon, and vanilla to draw out the richness of good-quality dark chocolate, and the subtle spike of tequila is both heady and aromatic. Get the recipe here.

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