• How a Souped-Up Soft Serve Machine Spawned 50 Glorious Years of Frozen Margs

    13 days ago - By Vine Pair

    Mariano Martinez didn't set out to shake up the cocktail scene. In 1971, the owner of a new restaurant in Dallas, then called Mariano's Mexican Cuisine, was trying to find a solution for a serious problem: His restaurant's blender-made Margaritas kept coming out inconsistent. “We were trying to make frozen Margaritas in a blender, and we kept burning out the blenders as fast as we could buy them,” Martinez says.
    Hearing complaints from his customers that their orders of rounds of this Mexican drink kept tasting different or weren't cold enough, Martinez's bartenders retorted that it was...
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