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Salpicón Specials of the Week
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Salpicón Specials of the Week

april 15th to april 21st

sopa - soup

sopa de chicharos - 7

English pea soup garnished with avocado, serranos and charred onions
wine suggestion: Gobelsburger Grüner Veltliner, Kamptal, Austria   2013

entremeses - appetizers

ensalada de pulpo - 12

grilled baby octopus marinated in lime juice with fava beans, roasted corn, poblano strips, grape tomatoes and Mexican oregano
wine suggestion: Argyle Brut 2011 Sparkling Wine, Willamette Valley, Oregon

pescado tártaro - 15

sushi-grade Ahi tuna tartare with avocado, green apple and serrano chiles; garnished with homemade chile de árbol crema
wine suggestion: Nisia Verdejo, Old Vines, Rueda, Spain  2013

flores de calabaza - 11

squash blossoms stuffed with goat cheese and epazote, dipped in a light batter, sautéed and served with a roasted poblano cream sauce
wine suggestion: Scarbolo Sauvignon Blanc, Friuli, Italy   2012

sopes de cochinita pibil - 10

achiote-marinated pork cooked in a banana leaf, shredded and served on three small, thick, country tortillas topped with black beans; garnished with pickled red onions and habenero chiles
wine suggestion: Domaine de Nizas Rosé, Languedoc, France   2013

platos fuertes - main dishes

atún al ajonjoli - 30

Ahi tuna encrusted with sesame seeds, pan-seared rare and served on a bed of spicy chipotle cream sauce; garnished with roasted beets; served with herbed rice
wine suggestion: Domaine Zind-Humbrecht Riesling, Alsace, France   2012
wine suggestion: Talbott Logan Pinot Noir, Sleepy Hollow Vineyard, Santa Lucia Highlands, California   2013

pato en mole negro - 28

Grimaud Farms breast of Muscovy duck grilled medium-rare and duck leg confit served with an Oaxacan black mole; accompanied by fried plantains and sautéed potatoes with spinach
wine suggestion: Dopff au Moulin Gewurztraminer, Alsace, France   2008
wine suggestion: Bodega Numanthia Termes Tempranillo, Valdefinjas, Toro, Spain   2011

costillitas de borrego con salsa de chile pasilla y tomatillos - 37

rack of New Zealand baby lamb encrusted with pumpkin seeds and served with a pasilla-tomatillo sauce; accompanied by papas con chorizo and grilled zucchini
wine suggestion: Abbazia di Novacella Kerner (Riesling/Trollinger), Alto Adige-Valle Isarco, Italy  2012
wine suggestion: E. Guigal Grenache/Mourvèdre/Syrah, Gigondas, Rhône Valley, France   2010

codornices en salsa de chile con miel - 33

garlic-marinated and grilled Manchester Farm quail served in a sauce of ancho chiles, garlic, caramelized onions and honey with a potato, cilantro and queso añejo cake
wine suggestion: Balthasar Ress Riesling, Hattenheim Schützenhaus, Kabinett, Rheingau, Germany   2012
wine suggestion: Sans Liege Grenache/Syrah Blend, The Offering, Santa Barbara County, California   2012

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