If variety is the spice of life, then selecting from over hundreds of tequila varieties is the whole dang spice cabinet of life. We've put together a quintet of five hot agave spots -- all you've got to do is work out when you're gonna get over there.
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Bone Garden Tequila Club Tequila Bona Fides: 50 bottles, including a barrel aged beast called Fatass Anejo. Because it's wide with flavor. Quick Bite: The Puerco Azteca tamale. Do it.
MAR Tequila Bona Fides: 40+ tequilas bolstered by devilish house infusions -- por ejemplo, the Diabilito, featuring blood orange sour, serrano'd tequila, and a chili-lime rim. Quick Bite: The foie gras empanada. Because foie gras empanada.
Mi Cocina Tequila Bona Fides: 30+ tequilas and a dozen margaritas headlined by the Mambo Taxi -- famous around Dallas for being consumed by just about anybody who's famous in Dallas. Quick Bite: Bacon-wrapped shrimp brochettes stuffed with jalapeños & jack cheese.
Moderna Tequila Bona Fides: 40+ tequilas never go out of style. Cocktails like the Calibre 50 (agave nectar, orange, and Angostura bitters) will ensure you're not just hanging on the wall. Quick Bite: The steak salad, because it's a salad, but really it's a steak.
Mezcalito's Cocina and Tequila Bar Tequila Bona Fides: 35+ tequilas are shored up by experiments like the Devil Water in the photo above, which is infused with ten kinds of peppers. Quick Bite: The chilaquiles, which is a tortilla lasagna. Mexican Garfield approves.