It’s Been a Long Week: The Skylark’s Rio Verde

Image: ESSENTIAL HOMME, The Skylark.

As true believers of the work hard, play hard mantra, we present you with It’s Been a Long Week, a weekly column aimed at awarding some liquid appreciation to you for just being yourself, dammit. Make a glass or two on us, you deserve it.


The Skylark’s Rio Verde

Looking for the perfect way to celebrate National Margarita Day as it comes creeping around the corner? The Skylark‘s Rio Verde, a cocktail mixed and poured at the Manhattan lounge’s bar with a view, will put a warm smile on your face faster than you can say “salted rim.”



  • 1.5 oz. Milagro Reposado Tequila
  • 0.5 oz. Agave
  • 1 oz. Ancho Reyes Verde Chile Liqueur
  • 0.75 oz. Lime Juice

Image: ESSENTIAL HOMME, Layenda del Milagro, Menjurje of Ancho Reyes, and Maretai.


Combine ingredients, shake, then ice and strain into a tortilla salt-rimmed glass. Garnish with a spiked, grilled tomatillo and cilantro sprig.