It was 25 years ago today that Pat McGaughran and twin brothers Andre and Stephen Mouton opened their firstRio Grande Mexican Restaurant
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in Fort Collins. Since then, the chain has grown to six stores along the Front Range, all serving those killer margaritas whose recipe is still a secret -- but the effect they can have on you is not.
In fact, the Rio limits everyone to just three of those margs -- which means you'll still have change coming from a ten-dollar bill even after you've drunk your share today. Because in honor of the Rio's 25th birthday, the classic Rio marg is just $2.50 from 6 p.m. until close.