National Margarita Day on Monday celebrates the famed tequila-based cocktail.
And Santa Fe, N.M., a city known for its spicy ‘ritas, is poised to launch a new Margarita Trail featuring 30 or 40 bars and restaurants along which visitors can sample and sip.
The “trail” promises a “culinary cocktail experience” that shows off the best the city has to offer, with drinks priced at $7 to $12.
Among the featured stops:
— Del Charro Saloon at Inn of the Governors, which features an Electric Blue Margarita (Patron Silver, Citronage and Blue Curacao) for $9
— La Fonda on the Plaza, the historic hotel whose bar serves up a Bell Ringer made with Tanteo Jalapeño Tequila, jalapeño juice and Triple Sec for $12
— Staab House Bar at the 19th century La Posada de Santa Fe Resosrt & Spa.
Visitors will be able to grab a Santa Fe Margarita Trail Passport that lists participating bars and eateries and shares recipes.
Though plans will be unveiled Monday, the trail won’t officially open until May 5, also known as Cinco de Mayo.