On the rocks, frozen, salt or no, Mexican hot spots are celebrating National Margarita Day on Wednesday with drink deals. I'll update with more offers as I get 'em. Arriba!
Bahama Breeze Island Grille: The classic margaritas is $2.22 at participating locations on Wednesday.
Hooter's: $5 margaritas all day and every day.
Lime Fresh Mexican Grill: $3 small, $6 large frozen Margaritas at Broward County locations; $4 at Miami Dade locations.
On the Border: $3 house margaritas all day Wednesday.
Rocco's Tacos: $5 margaritas, $15 pitchers all day.
Royal Pig Pub: Buy-one-get-one free Royal Pig Hand Crafted Margarita or Cucumber Jalapeno Margarita at the Fort Lauderdale restaurant.
Salty Bar at Margaritaville Hotel: Free margarita-making classes at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday in Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Restaurant includes free samples and $10 coupon; Reservations required at 954-874-4499.
Tony Roma's: Get a "Romarita" for $2.22 all day.
CELEBRATE AT HOME
Here's a DIY recipe from José Luis Leon to make a signature Margarita de la Casa served at Lolo's Surf Cantina at the Marriott Stanton South Beach.
Ingredients: 1.5 ounce El Jimador Silver Tequila, .25 ounce each Luxardo Triple Sec and agave nectar, .75 ounce fresh lime juice.
Directions: Rim glass with salt, mix all ingredients in a shaker and pour over ice. Variation: add guava, blood orange, mango or passion fruit to taste.