National Tequila Day is July 24. South Austin venues are pairing tequila with tacos and doughnuts and offering special pricing on cocktails. Cheers!
The recently-opened Central Texas barbecue joint offers “Tequila Tuesday” happy hour specials–$5 Switch Margaritas and the ATX Ranch Water cocktail—made with Espolón Blanco, smoked honey, lime, and topped with Waterloo Sparkling Water. The Switch, 166 Hargraves Street, Ste. G100, Austin. 512-212-7211. www.theswitchdripping.com
Radio Coffee & Beer
Enjoy a margarita on tap, made with Espolon Blanco Tequila. Hungry? Pair with chips and guacamole or a taco from Veracruz All Natural, the on-site food truck. Radio Coffee and Beer, 4204 Manchaca Road, Austin. 512-394-7844. www.radiocoffeeandbeer.com
Bougie’s Donuts & Coffee
Try a tequila-infused doughnut, or three. Playa Real Tequila and Bougie’s Donuts offer three tequila-infused doughnuts July 24–cherry limeade, pineapple upside down and mandarin orange. Playa Real provides tequila samples from 11 a.m.-1 p.m at Bougie’s Donuts & Coffee, 5400 Brodie Lane, Sunset Valley. 512-382-1617. https://bougiesdonuts.com
Lavaca South Lamar
Inspired by the Austin oasis, the Greenbelt cocktail uses 1800 Blanco Tequila, Ancho Reyes Verde green chile liqueur, fresh citrus and Waterloo sparkling water. It is priced at $8 for National Tequila Day. Lavaca South Lamar, 3121 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin. 512-291-3407. www.lavacastreet.com