- By Janette Speyer
There is nothing more refreshing than a cool Margarita after a long week of work. But where did this drink come from? There are many stories behind the inventors of this delicious cocktail. One of them is Dallas socialite Margarita Sames served the drink at her Acapulco home in 1948. Tommy Hilton of the hotel fame was among the guests. He eventually added the drink to the bar menu at his hotel chain. Here’s a roundup of summer twists on this favorite cocktail. Happy mixing. Cheers!