Tag Archives: gilbert marquez

Tequila Cocktails – the 3 Secrets by M.A. “Mike” Morales

mezcal, tequila, gilbert marquez, tequila cocktails

M.A. “Mike” Morales’ short video interview with mixologist Gilbert Marquez of Mercado restaurant and bar in the heart of Santa Monica, CA, reveals Gilbert’s three secrets to memorable tequila cocktails.

Click here for 3 Secrets to Memorable Tequila Cocktails

 

 

Read also:

Destination Cocktail: Irish Poet by Gilbert Marquez

March 16, 2013|By Jessica Gelt | Los Angeles Times
The Irish Poet, a cocktail created by Gilbert Marquez at Mercado in Santa Monica, tequila cocktails
The Irish Poet, a cocktail created by Gilbert Marquez at Mercado in Santa… (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles…)

In a city that could be considered the melting pot of the world, it’s only fitting that our pick for a St. Patrick’s Day cocktail is Mexican. Created by mixologist Gilbert Marquez for Santa Monica’s nouveau Mexican restaurant Mercado, the drink is called the Irish Poet. The spicy libation is fueled by the smoky flavor of mezcal, the heat of seeded poblano peppers, the zing of fresh lime juice and a lick of chipotle pepper-infused salt. Inspiration for the drink struck Marquez after a riotous tequila-drinking session with a loquacious Irishman in Mexico.

Click here to read the Los Angeles Times article

Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now!

* indicates required

Email Format

View previous newsletters.



Approachable Tequila Cocktails by M.A. “Mike” Morales

Gilbert Marquez, mixology, bartender, storyteller, tequila cocktailsGilbert Marquez explains the finer points of introducing the uninitiated to tequila and how to gently ease them into the world of the aficionado through finely crafted cocktails.

Click here to see M.A. “Mike” Morales’ interview clip on Approachable Tequila Cocktails.

Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now!

* indicates required

Email Format

View previous newsletters.



Unlocking Mercado’s Mexican Spirits Treasures

mercado, santa monica, tequila, fortaleza, mexicoWelcome to Mercado where they keep the spirits of Mexico locked in a treasure chest of amazing proportions!

Click here to see Marco open the vault!

Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now!

* indicates required

Email Format

View previous newsletters.