Mercadito Midtown is pleased to reintroduce one of Miami's hottest events - its monthly tequila dinner series - on Wednesday, February 22. Beginning at 8:30 p.m., the restaurant will welcome guests to experience Blue Nectar Tequila, which will serve as the inspiration for the evening's festivities.
New to Mercadito Midtown's tequila dinners this year, Chef/Partner Patricio Sandoval will present a culinary theme each month celebrating a different facet of Mexican cuisine. In February, he kicks things off with Mexican street foods, and will prepare four sharing courses utilizing Blue Nectar Tequila. Each course will be paired a specially made cocktail utilizing the spirit created by the restaurant's expert mixology team.
The brand ambassador of Blue Nectar Tequila will be on hand to offer tastings and share details of this special, handcrafted spirit. The cost to attend is $45 per person exclusive of tax and gratuity, and the evening's menu includes:
Botana Con Chile
Shrimp, tequila marinated jicama, cucumber, carrot, mango chile piquin, key lime
Blue néctar tequila blanco, campari, sweet vermouth, damiana
Tacos de Canasta
potato, chorizo, tequila anejo-roasted tomato salsa huitlacoche-mushroom, tequila reposado-tomatillo salsa
Blue nectar tequila blanco, green grape, mexicano regano, agave
Taquiza de Barbacoa
Lamb tequila chilorio, potato, cactus, tomatillo salsa, pickled red onion
Blue Nectar tequila reposado, grand marnier 150, fresh lime, chichicapa mezcal,
Palitos de Elote
corn cake sticks, cinnamon, sugar, tequila-goat's milk caramel
Jamaica Me Loco
Blue Nectar tequila blanco, grand marnier, hibiscus, orange, agave
Reservations are highly recommended. Please call (786) 369-0430.
Owned and operated by Mercadito Hospitality, Mercadito Midtown is located in the heart of Miami's Midtown district at 3252 NE 1st Avenue. Featuring creative Mexican cuisine, specializing in tacos, Mercadito Midtown is open seven days a week. Dinner is available from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m. Sunday through Wednesday, 5 to 11 p.m. Thursdays, and 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Lunch is served Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., with brunch offered Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit Mercadito Midtown's website, Facebook page, and Twitter feed.
Mercadito Hospitality has grown from their first New York City location in 2004 to become a renowned restaurant group specializing in Latin American cuisine. The popularity of these restaurants can be attributed to the innovative interpretations of traditional Mexican cooking created by Chef Patricio Sandoval, and their partnership with renowned beverage consultants Tippling Bros., who add creativity to their beverage programs by merging complex flavors, drinkability and the unexpected.
The group currently owns and operates four acclaimed restaurants: Mercadito and Mercadito Grove in New York City, Mercadito in Chicago, and Mercadito in Miami. They also own and operate Double A, an intimate, exclusive cocktail lounge located beneath Mercadito in Chicago. The group opened their second Chicago restaurant, Tavernita, this
January at 151 W. Erie St. For additional information, please visit www.mercaditohospitality.com, www.mercaditorestaurants.com and www.tavernita.com.