Mercadito Celebrates Mexican Independence Day and National Guacamole Day With Tequila and Mezcal Flight

In honor of Mexican Independence Day and National Guacamole Day, which both fall on Wednesday, September 16, Mercadito, known for its authentic Mexican cuisine, delicious Tequila and Mezcal-based specialty cocktails and voted a top Mexican restaurant in Chicago, is celebrating with a week-long special menu available from Monday, September 14 – Sunday, September 20.

Mercadito’s limited-time menu includes Chile en Nogada, a traditional dish originating from Puebla comprised of poblano pepper, pork picadillo, walnut sauce and pomegranate, Pozole Rojo, a traditional pork and hominy stew with guajillo chile,Pomegranate Guacamole with avocado, habanero, mint and pomegranate seeds,and a Guacamole Flight, which includes tastes of Mercadito’s traditional guacamole, toreado guacamole and the pomegranate guacamole for $18. Perfect for pairing, each day of the week will feature a different Tequila and Mezcal Flight, featuring three one-ounce pours of various agave spirits for $15.

Mercadito is currently open for indoor and patio dining in Chicago’s River North neighborhood at 108 W. Kinzie and also offers takeout and delivery.