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Making a Tequila Soda Is Easier Than Spelling 'Tequila'

Welcome to A Drink You Can Actually Make, Eater's first ever recipe series dedicated to simple cocktails from new bars across the country.

Salazar

New to the Los Angeles scene is Salazar, a desert-chic outdoor taco yard from chef Esdras Ochoa. Fruity Mexican-inspired cocktails fall under command of Aaron Melendrezthink Becherovka-enhanced horchata and hibiscus with Mexican brandy. Below, Melendrez offers up a refreshing way to drink tequila.

El Jaibolero
Makes 1

2 ounces tequila, such as Tequila Ocho
2 dashes celery bitters (optional)
1/4 ounce lime juice
soda water
lime wheel
mint sprig
thinly peeled slice of cucumber

Add tequila, bitters, and lime juice to a Collins glass with ice. Top with soda water. Garnish with lime wheel, mint sprig and cucumber.

Salazar

2490 Fletcher Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90039 Visit Website

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