Happy Cinco de Mayo!

At Piedmont Grocery we are always happy to celebrate a culture with great food! We wish you all a fabulous time with friends and family. And to add to the celebratory air, here is a delicious recipe from one of our favorite local Mexican restaurants, Doña Tomás.


Margarita La Reina
Courtesy of Dona Tomas Restaurant
Serves 1

Coarse salt
4 tablespoons simple syrup or agave nectar
Juice of 11/2 to 2 limes
5 counts silver tequila
2 counts Cointreau liqueur
1 lime wedge

Salt the rim of a chilled margarita glass. In a pint glass filled with cubed ice, combine the syrup, lime juice, tequila, and Cointreau. Cover with a bar shaker and shake vigorously for 5 seconds.

Strain into the prepared glass. Garnish with the lime wedge and enjoy.

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