Photo credit: @TheRedbury/Twitter

Photo credit: @TheRedbury/Twitter

Celebrate National Margarita Day on February 22 with Cleo at The Redbury Hollywood. Best known for its Mediterranean-inspired reinvention of Tinseltown glamour and frequent celebrity guest list, the Los Angeles hot spot is putting their very own signature twist on the popular holiday, with half-off their hand-crafted Mediterranean and Jasmine Margaritas. Not too shabby.

Drawing inspiration from both Hollywood allure and relaxed Mediterranean charm, renowned mixologists have created specialty cocktails which utilize creative garnishes, simple yet unexpected ingredients and elegant glassware that, when shaken or stirred, create the ultimate Margarita experience in Cleo’s one of a kind warm and inviting atmosphere.

For details on some of Cleo’s effortless “local” recipes, developed by Chef Danny Elmaleh himself – easy to replicate for elevated at-home entertaining or to impress the in-laws, keep scrolling.

Photo Credit: Tiffany Bell @tiffanysbell

Photo Credit: Tiffany Bell @tiffanysbell

MEDITERRANEAN MARGARITA
2 oz. Don Julio Silver
3/4 oz. Lime Juice
1 oz. House-Made Fig-Almond Syrup
Shake and serve up in a martini glass with a dried fig garnish

Photo Credit: Tiffany Bell @tiffanysbell

Photo Credit: Tiffany Bell @tiffanysbell

JASMINE MARGARITA
1 ½ oz Avion Silver Tequila
½oz Pom Concentrate
½oz Fresh Lime Juice
½oz Fresh Lemon Juice
½oz Simple Syrup

Shake and strain over crushed ice in a rocks glass that is half rimmed with Sal de Gusano and 5-7 pomegranate seeds

Photo credit: Jose Andres at SLS South Beach

Photo credit: Jose Andres at SLS South Beach

For more cocktail concoction inspiration, hit the flip for tips on how to create the perfect sweet and spicy cocktails courtesy of Milagro ambassador and Tequila expert Jaime Salas and Jose Andres at SLS South Beach below.

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