Food and Drink

You Can Literally Call This Hotline to Ask Anything Paloma-Related

"1800-Paloma, how can we help you?"

Courtesy of Patrón

If you haven’t ever devoured a Paloma cocktail, then you’re missing out. But don’t worry, you won’t have to feel that FOMO any longer.

A Paloma is similar to a margarita, but (in our opinion) better.

Imagine a tall glass, with tequila, fresh grapefruit juice, lime juice, agave syrup, topped up with soda water and a salt rim. It’s the perfect tequila drink for the summer months, as it’s refreshing, hydrating, and a perfect balance of the sweet and sour.

Can you tell we’re obsessed?

Thankfully, Patrón has our back this summer. They’ve launched a Ping for Paloma—a dedicated hotline (1800 952 542) for all things Paloma — the effervescent tequila-based, pink grapefruit cocktail taking over bar menus and Instagram feeds.

Dubbed the Ping for Paloma Hotline (1800 952 542). this hotline is one we’ll be sure to hit up more than once. It’s a simple call away, to a literal personal concierge, who will stop at nothing to find your perfect summer vibe… with a strong side of tequila.

The Ping for Paloma Hotline is there to help you, whether you’re making Paloma’s at home or finding one in-venue. The service is live during Paloma Week (this week) and will be able to point you to participating venues across Australia, with over 88 locations hosting a number of Paloma events through the week and across the whole summer.

Patrón has also created an online venue finder with a live location map, so you can find activities right across the summer. By entering your postcode here, all you Paloma-lovers will be able to find your closest venue instantly.

For those shakin’ up a storm at home, we’ve got the perfect Paloma recipe for you below:

Courtesy of Patrón

Patrón X CAPI Paloma Recipe

Glass – Tall Glass
Garnish – Grapefruit Slice

• 45 ml Patrón Reposado tequila
• 100 ml CAPI Grapefruit soda
• 10 ml Fresh lime juice
• Salt Rim (optional)

Add all ingredients to an ice-filled highball glass and stir. Garnish.

You can buy Patrón Reposado Tequila ($100) here and CAPI’s Grapefruit Soda ($7.49) here.

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Food and Drink

Red Rooster Is Serving Free Chicken and Piping Hot Cash This Christmas in July

Get your early dose of festive cheer.

Red Rooster Christmas in July
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The cold weather in most parts of Australia coinciding with EOFY celebrations is the closest thing that we’ll get to snowy Christmas vibes. And if you’re in dire need of some festive cheer after the first six months of 2023, grab your ugly sweater and head to your nearest Red Rooster for Xmas in July deals.

From June 29 – July 31, 2023, Red Rooster is serving up free food items, a chance to win $10,000 or one of 10 merch packs valued at $400 and other fun prizes. All you have to do is sign up as a Red Royalty member and spend $5 on at a location near you or online.

Each week there’ll be new delicious deals and prizes to win. The week one deals have already dropped and they’re looking pretty tasty. You can get access to them via your Red Royalty account. The more you purchase, the more chances you have to win.

Spoiler alert: you can get 10 chicken nuggets for free, right now. Brb running to Red Rooster.

Terms and conditions apply. Visit Red Rooster’s Christmas in July to see all the deals.


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