Authentic versions of this traditional Mexican spirit are attracting a following north of the border.

If you are looking for a restaurant or bar where fine mezcals are offered, here are some suggestions:

ASPEN
Jimmy’s – An American Restaurant and Bar, 205 S. Mill St.; (970) 925-6020

CHICAGO
Frontera Grill and Topolobampo, 445 N. Clark St.; (312) 661-1434

DALLAS
The Green Room, 2715 Elm St.; (214) 748-7666

LOS ANGELES
Ciudad
, 445 S. Figueroa St.; (213) 486-5171

NEW YORK
La Palapa
, 77 St. Marks Pl.; (212) 777-2537
Hell’s Kitchen, 679 Ninth Ave.; (212) 977-1588

SAN FRANCISCO
Tommy’s Mexican Restaurant
29 Geary Blvd.; (415) 387-4747