Good Food & Drinks At Moctezuma’s

 

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There’s more to life than just beer.  Yep, I said it, and it’s true.  Sometimes, even someone who loves craft beer as much as I do needs a change of pace.  Also, since I love Mexican food – both traditional and Tex-Mex, a good Margarita and perhaps a shot of tequila or two is something I always enjoy.

This past Saturday, my wife Lynn and I were in the mood to go out for dinner and a few drinks, so we headed to Moctezuma’s Mexican Restaurant and Tequila Bar at the Southcenter Mall, who had learned about my interest when I emailed them with a Margarita question, and graciously offered to buy us dinner and drinks.  Moctezuma’s also has locations in Tacoma, Gig Harbor and a new location coming soon in Silverdale.  The Tacoma location was their first, having been opened back in 1978 by Arturo and Magdelena Garcia.  Their son, Bernie, took the reigns from Mom & Dad and is the one responsible for their continued success and expansion.

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A Trip Out To The Olympic Peninsula

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Last weekend, my wife and I took a trip out to the Olympic Peninsula to visit some breweries (and also to do a bit of hiking up by Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park).  We had a great time, and I wanted to share my experiences and impressions of the breweries we visited with you.  We didn’t make it to every brewery on the peninsula (it was just an overnight trip), but we did manage to visit: Silver City Restaurant & Brewery, Hood Canal Brewery, Slippery Pig Brewery, Sound Brewery, Valhöll Brewing, and Port Townsend Brewing.

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