Tequila Aficionado’s Mike Morales describes in a dynamic format with text, video, and photos, the evolution of the tequila bar from old Mexico to present day Santa Monica. Excerpt from The Evolution of the Tequila Bar: From the early 1930s to the late 1950s, Mexico’s Golden Age of Cinema exposed the world to Los Tres … Read more
Tequila newbs will often namedrop. It gives them away every time. A controversial sound bite from my upcoming dynamic article, The Evolution of The Tequila Bar, featuring Mercado restaurant and bar in the heart of Santa Monica, CA. Marco Antonio Ramos Monterrubio, the former manager of Mercado, reveals the one tequila fact that most don’t want to admit. … Read more
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 | … Read more
Gilbert 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 … Read more
“The brainchild of long time friends, serial restaurateur Jesse Gomez and celebrated Executive Chef Jose Acevedo, Mercado, recently voted Los Angeles Magazine’s Best New Restaurant of 2013, has rapidly gained destination point status even among locals.” Click here to see Mike Morales’ Mercado interview. Located in the heart of Downtown Santa Monica, Mercado serves … Read more
Welcome 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 Address * Email Format html text View previous newsletters.