Like a Jimmy Buffett daydream, the idea for Copita was hatched on a boat, over margaritas.
Restaurant mogul-yacht owner Larry Mindel had some friends out on the water last year. One of his guests, food luminary Joanne Weir, had just wowed the crowd with a fresh batch of margaritas. On the spot, Mindel made a magnanimous, tequila-fueled promise: He would partner with Weir on a Mexican bar-in-restaurant, if she found the right space. Read More