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The 10 Spot - Cinco de Drinko

Apr 26, 2012 02:55AM ● By Style

Photo by Dante Fontana, © Style Media Group.


In honor of Cinco de Mayo, Style searched for unique Spanish-infused cocktails, popular margaritas and more – all at local hot spots.

  1. Blood Orange Jalapeño Infused Margarita (Cazadores tequila, infused with blood oranges and jalapeños, freshly squeezed lemon, lime and orange juice, topped with Grand Marnier) at Sauce’d in El Dorado Hills,

  2. Calexico (Azul Silver tequila, fresh jalapeño, fresh lime, fresh cilantro, agave nectar, and topped with club soda) at The Independent Restaurant in Placerville,

  3. Top Shelf Margarita (tequila of your choice, triple sec, sweet and sour, and Grand Marnier) at Casa Ramos in Placerville,

  4. The Naked Rita (Herradura Silver tequila, agave nectar, fresh squeezed lime, triple sec, and Grand Marnier float in a salt-rimmed glass) at Relish Burger Bar in El Dorado Hills,

  5. Cascada Margarita (Herradura Reposado tequila, Gran Gala and fresh lime juice) at Cascada in Placerville,

  6. Durango Special Margarita (hand-shaken Cuervo 1800 tequila with Durango’s special margarita mix; served on the rocks with a shot of Grand Marnier on the side) at Durango’s in Placerville,

  7. Signature Margarita (Herradura Silver tequila, Cointreau, Grand Marnier, fresh lime, a splash of orange juice, and sweet and sour) at El Dorado Saloon in El Dorado Hills,  

  8. Passion Fruit Margarita (Cazadores tequila, Cointreau, fresh lemon and lime juice, and passion fruit purée) at Bistro 33 in El Dorado Hills,

  9. Sparkling Pomegranate Margarita (a mix of 100-percent blue agave Patrón Silver tequila, Patrón Citronge orange liqueur, and pomegranate) at Chili’s Grill and Bar Restaurant in El Dorado Hills,

  10. Flavored Perfect Margarita (100-percent blue agave 1800 Reposado tequila, Cointreau and Grand Marnier; available in strawberry, raspberry, kiwi, mango or original) at Applebee’s in Cameron Park,