Video: How to Make A Margarita

The Serious Eats crew has been known to cut out of work early for "meetings" at Ward III, the Tribeca bar co-owned by Behind the Bar columnist Michael Neff. We recently spent a whole afternoon there asking Michael about a few of our favorite classic cocktails, and we caught the whole thing on video.—The Mgmt.


[Photographs and Video: Jessica Leibowitz]

It's a hot one today, and we're getting thirsty for some refreshing cocktails. We're thinking something with tequila and lots of fresh lime...In this week's video, New York bartender Michael Neff chats about the origins of the margarita and how to make one with fresh juice.

Come join us for a round—this one's on the house.

Tell us: do you make margaritas at home?

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About the videographer: Jessica Leibowitz is in charge of all things video at Serious Eats. You can follow more of her adventures on her site, or on Twitter at @photo_delicious.