A contractor I knew as Cowboy once told me the margarita was named after singer Peggy Lee in the late '40s at Galveston's storied Balinese Room. (He also told me that Frank Sinatra, a fixture at the former waterfront hotspot, refused to touch his own penis; he had hired hands do the job for him when he needed to pee.) Cowboy heard plenty of stories like that when he helped restore the landmark a few years before Ike claimed it. I'm not totally sure,... More >>>