Cantina Laredo will host an evening with Don Julio tequila on Saturday, August 24. The dinner party will begin with a cocktail reception at 7 p.m., followed by a four course meal at 7:30 p.m. Chef Daniel Espinoza has created a menu that features Mackerel Ceviche, Mango Carnitas Salad, Grilled Pork Loin and Sweet Corn Cheesecake. Each course will be paired with a tequila cocktails and a Don Julio representative will discuss the history and production of the tequila.
The price to participate is $59.99 per guest.
Don Julio Tequila Dinner
Mackerel Ceviche cucumber foam, almendrado, lemon curd and toasted amaranth
Cocktail Pairing: Don Julio Blanco, mezcal, lemon juice, ginger puree, splash of tonic water
Mango Carnitas Salad chicharron, Michoacan-style carnitas, pickled mango, tomatillo, Napa cabbage, hibiscus glaze
Cocktail Pairing: Don Julio Blanco, pomegranate liqueur, chile morita puree, tamarind syrup, mango puree, lime juice
Grilled Pork Loin Swiss chard, spice sausage croquette, blueberry jam, pickled peaches
Cocktail Pairing: Don Julio Reposado, Fernet, black cherry puree, lime juice, splash of ginger beer
Sweet Corn Cheesecake crispy corn, cherry compote, tequila cream, popcorn shoots
Cocktail Pairing: Don Julio Anejo, Rompope Coronado liqueur, chocolate abuelita powder