National Margarita Day: 5 offbeat variations of the drink you can try in Mumbai
Need a reason to down a margarita mid-week? Tipplers in the US celebrate National Margarita Day on this date, so here's extending the party to Mumbai bars
Hello, Miss pepper
For those who prefer unusual concoctions, how about a bell pepper in your cocktail? The pepperita is made with tequila, bell pepper and lime juice, with a spicy rim to add to the heat.
TIME: 12 pm to 12.30 am
AT: All British Brewing Company outlets.
COST: Rs 399
Scale the high
Part of the restaurant's 18th anniversary celebrations menu, the Mount Makalu cocktail has been designed to resemble the mountain in Nepal in sunset hues. To achieve the colours, this frozen margarita comes with coffee liqueur poured on top.
TIME: 12 pm to 3 pm and 7 pm to 11.45 pm
AT: Indigo, Mandlik Road, Colaba.
COST: Rs 592
Maria meets 'Rita
Head to this bar to try out a select margarita menu designed for the quirky occasion. On offer are chilled varieties such as mangaa rita (tequila, aam panna, orange and lime with a salted rim), and salsa maria (tequila, jalapeños, tomato juice, roasted salsa and lime, tortilla chips and a black salt rim).
TILL: February 25
AT: Monkey Bar, Summerville, junction of 14th and 33rd Road, Bandra West.
COST: Rs 380
If you love all things saccharine, try the candy floss margarita, which is a special addition to the menu for Margarita Day. Made with tequila, a fruity hint of pomelo, a squeeze of lime and candy floss, this cocktail will give you a sugar and alcohol rush like no other.
TIME: 12 pm to 1.30 am
AT: The Daily Bar & Kitchen, Linking Road, Bandra West.
COST: Rs 450
Kale has made its way to every section of restaurant menus, from salads to even desserts. And if you are fond of the bitter leaf, try the kale and elderflower margarita, made with tequila, kale juice, muddled kiwi, elderflower cordial, fresh lime and sugar mix, with a touch of salted kale dust on the glass rim.
TIME: 11.30 am to 1 am
AT: Woodside Inn, Wodehouse Road, Colaba.
COST: Rs 595
Watermelon and Basil Jargarita
TIME: 9 am to 1 am
AT: Jamjar Diner, Andheri West and Bandra West.
CALL: 26415555 (Bandra)
COST: Rs 420
The famous social margarita
TIME: 9 am to 1 am
AT: All Social outlets.
CALL: 65226324 (Khar)
COST: Rs 495
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