The Nueva Latina

A 20-Something Latina
in Austin, TX.

Posts Category “Drink

I HAAAATE tequila. So, when I received an invite to go and check out Austin’s new mezcal and tequila bar downtown, I was a little hesitant. But, the amazing people and mezcal at Las Perlas Mezcaleria were able to get me like tequila a little more.

This Oaxacan style cantina exists as a living tribute to Mexico’s native spirit, Mezcal, with the finest selection of more than 400 premium agave spirits in the United States. Las Perlas cocktails arrive garnished with everything from wild hibiscus flowers to the Oaxacan delicacy of spicy, roasted chapulinas, while also offering ice cold Mexican cerveza. Continue reading

[This post about my trip to the Bud Light Brewery in Houston is sponsored by Bud Light but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.]

A few week ago, I received an email invitation to visit the Bud Light Brewery in Houston. I am not going to lie, I almost ignored the email. After talking with the fiance and with my mom, I decided to reply and take a chance on taking the trip up to Houston for this event.

My experience was one that I cannot even describe. My whole opinion out Bud Light and about Anheuser-Busch changed after my trip. I wasn’t sure if I wanted to write about my experience in the brewery or about the people who work there, so I decided to write about both.

Anheuser-Busch Brewery tours in Houston wind through a jungle of stainless steel tanks the size of railroad cars engulfed in a mechanical roar. Continue reading