Who was Frida Kahlo?

Mark Ellman’s new restaurant is named Frida’s Mexican Beach House inspired by the historic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo born July 6, 1907 as Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderó. I think keeping it short to Frida Kahlo worked in her favor 🙂 She was best known for her self portraits and her blue house in Mexico City.Mark Ellman History of Frida Kahlo The Mexican people take great pride in her work. Frida’s approach to Mexico’s national and indigenous tradition and more so by her firm of the female experience and form. Read more

Frida’s Tequila Facts

Few beverages hold as much mystique as tequila!

The prized Mexican pick-me-up drink bring to mind imaginations of oversized sombreros, mariachi bands, and salt-rimmed margaritas. Tequila is the most misinterpreted liquor, surrounded by years of folk tale and fables.

Blue Agave Plant

Weber Blue Agave Plant (Agave Tequilana)

The weber blue agave, is the origins of how Tequila is made. The core of the plant contains aguamiel (honey water), is the sap of the Mexican maguey plant which is believed to have therapeutic qualities.

All tequila must be produced using blue agave. So in essence, Tequila is Plant-Based. In fact, Tequila is a Mezcal but mezcal is not Tequila! Confused?

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Frida’s Video Post from Mark Ellman

MauiPro Media produced a short video blog with Mark Ellman about the development of Frida’s Mexican Beach House.

“The Joslin Group did a fantastic job building Frida’s restaurant. We are calling our restaurant Frida’s Mexican Beach House after the famous painter Frida Kahlo.”

Judy Ellman was the brains behind Frida’s. Her vision and artistry is a big part of the design and layout of their new restaurant. Come by and check us out!

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