Revolucion margarita
Master margarita

Bartenders break down the perfect tequila drink

By Kate Bernot | RedEye

Margaritas are theoretically a simple drink: just tequila, triple sec and lime juice. From there, you can get crazy with salt, fruit, ice and syrups, but what's at the heart of the perfect margarita? We asked Chicago bartenders to find out what makes the ultimate Cinco de Mayo drink.
Click on each bartender to read what they have to say.

SPICED SALT

Adam Weber
Takito Kitchen

"Use 100 percent blue agave tequila. Other tequilas that are considered mixtos are inferior. And for an added twist, a housemade spiced lime salt rim makes every sip memorable."