UrbanDaddy
mia
Sign-up-badge
UrbanDaddy is a free exclusive email magazine devoted to keeping you in the know.
Food

Miami Home > Food > Wiggle It

Published September 18, 2012

Wiggle It
Salt. Made from Tequila Worms.

Worm Tequila Salt
Pinterest
Today, we’re going to talk about the worm.

No, not the dance move (maybe that’ll be Friday).

But rather, the little guy floating in the bottom of your tequila bottle.

We sort of think he’d look better rimmed around your margarita.

Behold Worm Tequila Salt, a cocktail (or french fry) garnish made from rock salt, chili pepper and ground-up worms, available now.

Really, this isn’t all that different from some regular old table salt. Except, you know, for the whole pulverized worm thing going on in here.

See, some guys decided it would be a good idea (the jury is still out) to take worms that live inside the agave plant (and typically end up inside the mezcal you import from Tijuana) and grind them into a coarse salt mix with a few chili flakes. Okay, you’re intrigued/slightly nauseous.

The result of this blend: a smoky and earthy spice that’s ideal as the rim of your margarita. Or as the seasoning on your popcorn, rub on your barbecue chicken and secret ingredient in your Dolphins tailgate chili.

Just make sure nobody is allergic to invertebrates first.
ADVERTISEMENT Arrow2-down
  • March 30, 2015

    Prim and Proper

    Prim and Proper
    South Beach’s New French Charmer

  • March 27, 2015

    Pir Review

    Pir Review
    A Weird and Wonderful Basque Playground

  • March 24, 2015

    Market Watch

    Market Watch
    A Proper Oyster Bar from the Momi Crew

  • March 20, 2015

    ’Ro with It

    ’Ro with It
    A Wonderland of Omakase and Sake

  • March 16, 2015

    Hi, Steaks

    Hi, Steaks
    The Triumphant Return of STK

© 2015 UrbanDaddy.
All Rights Reserved.

Loading...

close