First Look

Espita Mezcaleria Opens in Shaw Josh Phillips and his wife Joy opened Espita Mezcaleria, 1250 Ninth St. NW in the Shaw neighborhood, on Tuesday featuring more than 85 brands of mezcal and southern Mexican-inspired food. The 88-seat restaurant located across from the Walter E.
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Oyamel is holding its 7th tequila and mezcal festival Mar. 10-23. (Photo: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

Ode to Agave

Oyamel Holding 7th Tequila & Mezcal Fest Tequila and mezcal are both distilled beverages made from the agave plant. Tequila is made from the blue agave in only the Mexican state of Jalisco and limited regions in the states of Guanajuato, Michoacán, Nayarit and Tamaulipas.
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