Oyamel's Tequila Mezcal Festival Returns with Virtual Options
Oyamel knows how to host a good party. Guests always enjoy friendly service, a wide assortment of delicious small plates, and bartenders who serve drinks with a good story. And this time last year, that is exactly what we were enjoying at the Oyamel Tequila Mezcal Festival.
I’ve always enjoyed the festival events Oyamel organizes because of the incredible thought that goes into both the menu and experience. The kick-off parties always feature a number of knowledgeable tequila and mezcal vendors who can beautifully explain flavor notes and where the ingredients come from. Plus, Chef Omar creativity develops dishes that pair perfectly with the cocktails.
This event has a special place in my heart because it was one of the last big things I did before lockdown started. But fortunately for all of us, Oyamel has revamped the festival this year to meet ongoing COVID restrictions.
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Join the Festival for Dine-In and At Home Option
The Tequila Mezcal Festival returns March 3 – 14, 2021 with virtual and dine-in options. Oyamel invites guests to celebrate the diverse and delicious agave spirits of Mexico during the week.
Dine-in: If you are ready to dine-in, Oyamel takes reservations for their recently expanded patio or inside with reduced capacity. Throughout the festival, guests can enjoy Oaxacan-inspired specials.
Chef’s Experience Dinner: Join Chef Omar and the beverage team for an intimate and educational Chef’s Experience Dinner. The five-course tasting menu will highlight agave-producing regions through unique dishes and cocktail pairings. This event is Sunday, March 7 at 6:30. $79/person seating groups 2-4. Reservations on Tock are required to ensure social distancing.
Cocktail Tasting: Are you still enjoying drinks from home? This virtual cocktail tasting is for you! Pick up a cocktail kick from Oyamel and follow along with the class on March 8. This three-cocktail package also comes with snacks including cacahuetes, chapulines, and chicharrones. During class, the beverage team will share details about the cocktails and spirits. Cocktails are designed to showcase the variety of ingredients and flavors found all over Mexico. This event is Monday, March 8 at 6 pm. $55/person.