National Margarita Day & Tortilla Chip Day

Chips and salsa pair perfectly with margaritas. If you’re a lover of these tasty Mexican concoctions, you will be pleased to know that National Margarita Day is February 22 and National Tortilla Chip Day is February 24. Celebrate these holidays with Verde Kitchen & Cocktails.

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Margaritas are a cocktail crafted from triple sec, tequila, and lime juice. However, you can find adaptations of the traditional margarita at a variety of restaurants and bars. It is believed that the first margarita was made in 1938 in Mexico. Since the 30s, the margarita has taken over the world. Many spirit enthusiasts consider the margarita one of, if not their favorite cocktail.

The first tortilla chips were made as an afterthought. During the 1940s, Rebecca Webb Carranza was working at her food industry job when she decided to repurpose the rejected tortillas. She made the rejected tortillas into chips as a simple snack, but the snack took off. In 1994, Rebecca Webb Carranza received the special Golden Tortilla award for her contribution to the food industry. Whether you like your tortilla chips with salsa, guac, queso, or nachos, there’s no denying the deliciousness of these chips.

Looking for a place to enjoy a margarita and tortilla chips? Don’t pass up Verde Kitchen & Cocktails. We have an expansive margarita menu with something for everyone. Try our classic Verde margarita, or experiment with our more creative options. We have a spicy watermelon margarita made from house spicy tequila, fresh watermelon juice, lime, and agave. We also have a pineapple coconut margarita that is made from blanco tequila, house made coconut cream, pineapple juice, fresh lime, and organic agave. Other margaritas served at Verde include the pomegranate margarita, the tropical margarita, the raspberry margarita, and more.

Order up some chips and dip to pair with your drink. We serve traditional guacamole, rajas guacamole, and several different salsas with tortilla chips. Our traditional guacamole is made with avocado, onion, tomato, and lime, while our rajas guacamole is made with roasted poblano, pomegranate seeds, pepitas, and almonds. If you’re more of a fan of salsa, you can choose from our roja, verde, arbol, cebolla, or grapefruit habanero salsas.

Think about visiting Verde Kitchen & Cocktails on February 22 for National Margarita Day, February 24 for National Tortilla Chip Day, or both days! We are open seven days a week. Find Verde Kitchen & Cocktails at 70 E. Main St. in Bay Shore, NY.

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