Heat Up Your Valentine’s Day With This Spicy Margarita

Photo: La Esquina

If you're looking to spice things up this Valentine's Day, well, we have the perfect cocktail recipe for you. Hailing from Manhattan's hotspot Mexican brasserie and taqueria, La Esquina, this cocktail is sure to heat things up. Called the “Pepino Diablo," this signature drink gets its name from its main ingredient, jalapeño infused tequila. Keep a glass of water nearby, things are about to get hot.

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Pepino Diablo Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Jalapeño infused Tequila
  • 1 oz Lime Juice
  • 1 oz Fresh Cucumber Puree
  • .5 oz Agave Nectar

If you're visiting NYC…

La Esquina first opened its doors in 2005, and has since been offering an innovative rendition on tasty Mexican-inspired street food in an upscale environment. Their two locations are in NYC's vibrant Nolita neighborhood, and most recently in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The Nolita location offers a speakeasy style entrance that adds to the cozy allure of the restaurant. To make a reservation, click here.