Newsletter – June 2013

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We LOVE the summer in Vallarta! The cooling rains have started and soon the bone-shaking storms will be here… no better place to experience Mother Nature’s Fireworks than on the NWJ! Terrace with a cool beverage.

This month, we have a special tequila tasting event, plus, we have added a few popular items from our successful Restaurant Week to the menu. If you are in town, why not stop by and say “hola”!

If you would prefer to receive this newsletter in Spanish, simply e-mail us and we’ll make sure that you receive future newsletters in the language of your choice.

Si prefiere recibir este boletín en español, simplemente envíenos un e-mail y nos aseguraremos de que usted reciba boletines futuros en el idioma de su elección.

Abrazos – Julie, José Alfredo and the entire NWJ! Team

Our First Tequila Tasting Event
Join “Tu Casa in Vallarta” and learn more about the world of Mexico’s most-famous beverage while mingling with the Banderas Bay Chapter of Democrats Abroad. This fascinating and fun look into tequila will take place on Tuesday, June 18 from 7pm – 9pm. For only $275 pesos per-person for members of Democrats Abroad (or those that sign-up that evening) or $300 pesos per-person for non-members you will enjoy an educational look into the production of tequila, 4 tequila tasting shots, 4 different traditional Mexican snacks and 3 gifts for each attendee to take home as a great memory of the event including a miniature bottle of Honorable Reposado Tequila, a NWJ! flashlight/keychain and a laminated tequila tasting mat. Reservations for this event are recommended, but not necessary. Reservations can be made by calling 223-2853 or by email.

Local “tequilero” expert Patrick Harrison, will be on hand discussing the production process and giving insightful tips on tasting and what to look for when selecting tequilas. Guests will also enjoy other drink and food specials including Happy Hour Margarita specials – 2 x 1 on all NWJ! specialty margaritas: Hot Chile Love, Passion Fruit, Tamarindo and Pomegranate, Happy Hour Appetizer specials, buy one and get the second at 50%, plus door prizes and other fun surprises. This event will be the first “Summer Spirits for Spirit Event” for Democrats Abroad. Look for other mix and mingle, meet & greet events to be announced throughout the season.

Banderas News Unveils New “Best of” Vote

Each year, people are asked to vote for what they believe is the “Best of Banderas Bay.” This year, Banderas News will be sponsoring the yearly vote after, Lifestyles Magazine decided to pass on the yearly campaign that they created eight years ago.

So, what do you think, is No Way José! the “Best Mexican” Restaurant in Banderas Bay? Simply click here to vote and select what you believe is the best of Banderas Bay. We appreciate your votes and support! Voting ends December 31, 2013 with winners announced in January.

¡Feliz Cumpleños! to the friends of the NWJ! Family celebrating birthdays in June. Come in for your birthday hug!

June 3 – Oscar Torres (Pto Vallarta); Julio Vital Manzano (Pto Vallarta)
June 7 – Candace Shaw (Pto Vallarta); Roberto Garcia Ortiz (Pto. Vallarta)
June 8 – Chris Danner (Grand Rapids, MI)
June 10 – Luis Tello (Pto Vallarta); Ana Caroina Cabral Guillen (Houston, TX)
June 11 – Tracy Parks (Chicago, IL), Angelica Estrella (Pto Vallarta), Cheryl Schrean (Pto Vallarta)
June 14 – Terrence Crick (Vancouver, BC)
June 15 – Alphonse Deserville (Pto Vallarta)
June 16 – Michael Lee (Medicine Hat, Alberta)
June 19 – Antonio Mora (Pto Vallarta)
June 21 – Ray Careme (Pto Vallarta)
June 22 – Daniel Wolf (Peosta, IA); Sylvie Scopazzo (Pto Vallarta)
June 23 – Barbara Peters (Pto Vallarta)
June 27 – Joe Heininge (Pto Vallarta)

Don’t forget if you want the real deal, plan your birthday fiesta with us and get the Burro José! piñata party in the street. Adult piñatas available.