The Star (Nairobi)

24 November 2012

Kenya: Mexican Food and Tequila Festival

There are apparently three main ways to take tequila: with salt or lime or right off the belly button of a beautiful woman. This is according to Jose Briseño of the head consular section at the Mexican Embassy during the launch of the Mexican Food Festival at Ole Sereni.

There were in total 30 brands of tequila brought in from Mexico among them Milagro and 1800, both of which are apparently popular with the the young professionals in Mexico.

Among these bottled-in Mexico tequilas. Jose Cuervo was the one brand readily available in the Kenyan market and enjoyed by Kenyan tequila drinkers.

Also in attendance at the launch was the Mexican ambassador to Kenya Juan Carlos Cue Vega who termed the festival as commemorative of the anniversary of the Mexican Revolution. The festival runs daily till the 30th of this month. Mexicans bearing their passports will be accorded a 50 per cent discount on food only.

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