Orbitz.com names Barrio Star’s Blackberry Jalapeño Margarita one of the 5 BEST Margaritas in the country!
Those of you who followed our Vacation Drink Smackdown already know that the margarita is the reigning champ of the season. But who among the margaritas deserves a place in the great, boozy hall of fame? Which drinks from around the country offer the perfect balance of tequila, lime and triple sec? Which show imagination and innovation? We’ve rounded up a few MVPs from near and far, and trust us—these drinks are worth planning a trip around.
Barrio Star, San Diego, California
This popular San Diego Mexican restaurant offers several unexpected twists on the classic margarita, but its Jalapeño Blackberry Margarita has a special place in our hearts. Spicy, sweet, warm and tart—all the flavors fuse together thanks to the mix of roasted jalapeño-infused tequila, muddled blackberry, fresh lime and agave. Que rico! 2706 5th Ave, San Diego, CA (619-501-7827, www.isabelscantina.com).