Cantina Laredo in River North will hold a Casamigos tequila dinner on Saturday, September 16 (Mexican Independence Day). The event will begin with a cocktail reception at 7 p.m., followed by a four course dinner served at 7:30 p.m. Participating guests will learn the history of Casamigos tequila, sip a variety of neat pours and enjoy modern Mexican dishes paired with Latin libations.
Chef Cruz Almanza's menu includes shrimp and chorizo hurache, cranberry salad, choice of entree (grouper; peppercorn filet) and lemon blueberry cake. Each course will be paired with a Casamigos tequila cocktail. The complete menu is outlined below.
Cantina Laredo’s tequila dinner is $59.99 per person (plus tax and gratuity).
Casamigos Tequila Dinner
Huarache de Camaron y Chorizo Cocktail pairing: Cosmolito Casamigos Silver, Grand Marnier, fresh lime juice, simple syrup and cranberry juice
Cocktail pairing: Mandarin Margarita Casamigos Anejo muddled with mandarin oranges, agave nectar, orange and lime juice, splash of Cholula
Grouper topped with alcachofas vino blanco sauce, served with cilantro lime rice and sweet peas
Peppercorn filet served with green beans and potato confit
Cocktail pairing: Lemon Drop
Casamigos Silver, margarita mix, fresh lemon juice, topped with Sprite
Fourth Course Lemon Blueberry Cake
Cocktail pairing: Green Apple Sangria Casamigos Reposado, sour apple schnapps, orange and apple juice with margarita mix, topped with ginger beer