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Yum Alert: Grilled Lemongrass Margarita

Written by Olga

Get ready for Cinco De Mayo with this great margarita recipe.

It may still be April, but I’m already anticipating the margaritas that I will be drinking come Cinco De Mayo. Here’s a great andΒ Executive Chef Anthony Ricco. Enjoy!


Lemongrass Syrup

2 stalks of lemongrass charred on the grill
1 cup simple syrup
1\2 cup fresh lemon juice


Chop the lemongrass and puree in a blender with the simple syrup and lemon juice. Puree until smooth and pass through a strainer.


2 oz Mezcal
1 oz Lemongrass syrup
1\4 oz Cointreau
1 lemon wedge


In a shaker with ice squeeze the lemon and add the rest of the ingredients and shake well. Pour in a rocks glass over ice and garnish with a lemongrass stalk.

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Olga is a fast talking East Coast girl who takes no bull or prisoners. When not kicking a$$ and taking names, she can be found being awesome up and down the East Village. In her down time, Olga practices power yoga and drinks hand-crafted cocktails - sometimes at once.

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