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Skinny Margarita At Catch Twenty-Three

Each week "Cheers, Westchase!" helps you kick off your weekend, highlighting either a beer, cocktail or wine you can find right here in the neighborhood.

 

To continue our summer line-up of , this week we head to .

Margaritas... while they are certainly delicious, they tend to pack up to an average of 550 calories. A cocktail like that, rimmed with salt (adding loads of additional sodium), is far from friendly to your waistline. Luckily, there's a new "skinny" drink in town.

The "Skinny Margarita" at Catch Twenty-Three is made from three simple ingredients: Patrón Silver Tequila, agave nectar and fresh lime juice.  Patron Silver is known for its light, fresh taste, crystal-clear look and a smoothness not found in other silver tequilas. The lime juice and agave are skinny substitutes for other typical ingredients that can tack on the calories: margarita mix, triple sec, orange juice, etc.

"This is one of our most popular cocktails," says owner Rob Wickner. "It has a really fresh flavor and it's just a great drink for a summertime happy hour."

It pairs well with many of Catch's casual choices, like Caribbean Ceviche or jumbo shrimp cocktail. Catch Twenty-Three has a new sushi chef named Juan Ocampo who has been churning out many delicious new rolls since he joined their culinary team this May. Like Catch Twenty-Three on Facebook to keep up with their summer specials and weekly deals.

We raise our glass to you and we hope you are enjoying a festive and safe holiday week. Cheers, Westchase!

Elvia cano July 06, 2012 at 08:00 PM
Because s going to b my first margarita n my 30's years of life i don't drink but im planning to go out there i buy a certificate from u and i really want to go try ur food and c ur place any way im going to c u soon!!!

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