Archive for July, 2013

Kidd’s Kids Charity Nights

Posted by    |    July 31st, 2013 at 7:12 pm

After the unexpected passing of Kidd Kraddick this past weekend, so many Dallas residents who grew up listening to him are mourning the loss. Please find some great options to help his charity, Kidd’s Kids, below.

  • Bread Winners | August 6 (5pm – close) | 15% of sales donated
  • Chili’s | August 1 (all day) | 15% of your purchase donated (must print and present THIS EMAIL)
  • El Fenix/Meso Maya/La Ventana | TBD
  • More to come …

Concert for Kidd’s Kids (featuring Jonas Brothers, Jason Derulo, Andy Grammer, Cimorelli, Tim Halperin and more TBA!)

Kidd’s Kids Charity Opportunities

Posted by    |    July 31st, 2013 at 7:12 pm

After the unexpected passing of Kidd Kraddick this past weekend, so many Dallas residents who grew up listening to him are mourning the loss. Please find some great options to help his charity, Kidd’s Kids, below.

  • Bread Winners | August 6 (5pm – close) | 15% of sales donated
  • Katydid Collections | August 2-4 | 30% of all sales will be donated to KK (details)
  • Chili’s | August 1 (all day) | 15% of your purchase donated (must print and present THIS EMAIL)
  • Old Navy at The Shops at Park Lane | August 8-11 | Donate $5 to Kidd’s Kids and get an additional 10% off your purchase
  • KiddsKids.com | donate to KK
  • OverstockArt.com | 20% of your purchase will be donated to KK
  • Pokey O’s Cookies and Ice Cream | Date TBD | Mention Kidd’s Kids and 20% of your purchase will be donated to KK
  • El Fenix/Meso Maya/La Ventana | TBD
  • More to come …

Concert for Kidd’s Kids (featuring Jonas Brothers, Jason Derulo, Andy Grammer, Cimorelli, Tim Halperin and more TBA!)image

National Tequila Day – July 24

Posted by    |    July 22nd, 2013 at 6:10 pm

Looking to celebrate National Tequila Day on July 24? Check out some great deals below!

  • Cantina Laredo$5 shots of Patron Silver (normally $9.75)
  • Blue Mesa | FREE quesadilla bar, 4-6:30 pm.   
    4-7:30pm: $4 Large Blue Margaritas, Sangria Blue Swirls, and Sangria
  • Chuys | 4-7pm, $3.95 house margaritas
  • Desperados | 11am-7pm, $3.50 margaritas
  • Hacienda on Henderson | FREE tequila tastings and open mic night
  • El Fenix | $3.50 award-winning house margaritas (rocks or frozen), $2 Jose Cuervo floaters 
  • Luna de Noche | 5 pm to close, $4 house margaritas 
  • Meso Maya | stop by Meso Maya for the chance to win a football signed by Emmitt Smith
  • Primo’s | 3-7pm, $4 margaritas 
  • Pozo Mercado | $3 Margaritas, $3 guacamole & queso, $3 tacos 
  • Sundown at the Granada | 4-7pm & 10 pm to close, $4 frozen margaritas
  • MORE TO COME!

(specials are offered all day unless otherwise indicated)

MUSIC

RECIPES

Azoteas Verdes Margarita
2 parts Milagro Reposado Tequila
1 part Fresh Lime Juice
0.75 parts A ave Nectar
2 strips of green Bell Peppers
1 D’Avignon Radish
1/5 Kale Leaf

Combine the pepper, radish and kale leaf in the mixing glass of a Boston shaker and muddle. Add remaining ingredients and ice and shake vigorously. Strain over fresh ice into a rocks glass and garnish with a kale leaf and lime wheel.

 

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Getting Figgy with It

  • 1.5 parts Milagro Anejo
  • 2 parts Lemon Sour
  • 2 teaspoons Fig Jam
  • .5 parts Apple Juice
  • 5 parts Egg Whites  

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into rocks glass. Garnish with a lemon wheel.

 


Blood Orange and Mint Cocktail

  • 2 oz. Herradura Silver
  • 2 oz. blood orange juice
  • ½ oz. lime juice
  • ½ oz. agave syrup
  • 6-8 mint leaves

Place all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice, shake vigorously. Strain into a high ball over cubed ice.  Garnish with a mint sprig and a lime disc. 

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The Freshest Sangrita

  • 4 parts Milagro Silver Tequila
  • 4 parts fresh lime juice
  • 4 parts grapefruit juice
  • 8 parts grenadine
  • 3 red Serrano peppers

In four shooter glasses, pour Milagro Silver neat. Cut serrano peppers in half and remove and veins, seeds or stems. Blend the halves with remaining ingredients and allow pepper infusion to steep for 2-3 hours. Strain and pour into four separate shooter glasses. 

 

Tequila Sunrise

  • 3 oz. silver tequila
  • orange juice
  • 1½ oz. grenadine
  • orange slice and cocktail cherry, to decorate

Put 4–6 cracked ice cubes into a chilled highball glass. Pour the tequila over the ice.  Fll up with orange juice. Stir well to mix. Slowly pour the grenadine over the orange juice mixture.  Decorate with the orange slice and cocktail cherry. Serve immediately.

Perfect Paloma

  • 2 Parts Maestro Dobel Tequila
  • 4 Parts Grapefruit Soda
  • Splash Lime Juice

Shake and strain into a rocks glass.  Lime Wedge garnish

 

Black Diamond

  • 2 oz. Maestro Dobel Tequila
  • 1/2 oz. agave nectar
  • 1/2 oz. fresh lime juice

Pour into an iced mixing glass.  Shake and strain.  Black salt rimmed cocktail glass, chilled.  Lime wedge garnish.