Tag: Julio Bermejo

Julio Bermejo’s new L&J Tequila

Tequila Ambassador to the USA and creator of the famous Tommy’s Margarita, Julio Bermejo is close to the release of his Tequila L&J (Lili y Julio) brand. In 2006 Julio held a feng shui for the planning of the distillery, construction began in 2007 with the help of Felipe Camarena and an opening planned for 08/08/08, but was delayed…

San Francisco: Libationary and Culinary Adventures in the City by the Bay

This was to be my first great American adventure. San Francisco, fog city, the city by the bay – whatever you want to call it – offers the libationary motivated traveller a great introduction into American drinks culture. I travelled to this fine city back in July 2010 – en route to the epic gathering of cocktailians that is The Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans.

Tommy’s Margarita

This month’s ‘How To’ is inspired by the modern classic: Tommy’s Margarita. The Tommy’s Margarita is a creation by Julio Bermejo considered by many as the world’s leading Tequila aficionado and Tequila ambassador to the US. This particular Margarita is one that he started serving in the 1980’s at his father’s restaurant the legendary Tommy’s Restaurant and World’s Best Tequila Bar in San Francisco.