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November 12, 2012 

  • More information SIGNATURE DRINK Fuego Margarita (agave nectar, fresh lime juice, tequila)

BARTENDER | Jason Sylvester, 37

WHERE | Fuego Mexican Grill & Cantina

QUESTION | So, you have 27 types of tequila here. How many have you had in one night?

ANSWER | I don't drink tequila anymore. I had a bad experience during my Senior break - went down to Cancun and was playing in a Jose Cuervo volleyball tournament. It was brutal.

Do you play beach volleyball very often?

Yes I do.

So are you better at playing with or without tequila.

Without.

Who do you think drinks more tequila, Mexicans or college girls?

College girls.

If you were a superhero in Mexico, which of the following would be your key weapon: A sombrero which doubles as a shield; lime juice which when used against your enemies' eyes causes them to go temporarily blind; or tequila which would have the power to heal any wound?

Tequila, even though I don't like it.

What can you do with limes that you cannot do with lemons?

Make Key Lime Pie.

What can you do in a canoe that you cannot do in a kayak?

I have no idea, but I wouldn't be caught dead in either.

Do you prefer water skiing or snow skiing?

Water skiing.

What is your favorite holiday and why?

Christmas. I love watching my kids open their gifts and spending time with my family.

So we take it National Tequila Day is not in your Top 10 favorite holidays?

Not so much.

If you were to create a holiday, what would it be?

National Vodka Day. Who doesn't like Grey Goose?

Do you identify more with Sylvester Stallone or Sylvester the cat?

My wife would say Sylvester the Cat, because I'm a playful kind of guy. Sufferin' Succotash.

Mandy Rodgers, for Weekly Surge

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