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Salpicón Specials of the Week

july 1st to july 7th

sopa - soup

gazpacho mexicano - 7

Mexican style gazpacho with roasted poblano chiles and a spicy cucumber sorbet
wine suggestion: Château de Trinquevedel Rosé, Tavel, France   2014

entremeses - appetizers

ensalada de jaiba - 12

Maryland blue crab, avocado and corn salad in a light, creamy dressing; served on Belgian endive spears
wine suggestion: Gobelsburger Grüner Veltliner, Kamptal, Austria   2014

flores de calabaza - 14

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

tamales de pato con mole - 10

shredded duck confit-filled tamales; one with an Oaxacan black mole and the other with a classic Pueblan mole
wine suggestion: Marqués de Murrieta Tempranillo, Finca Ygay, Reserva, Rioja, Spain  2009

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: Balthasar Ress Riesling, Hattenheim Schützenhaus, Kabinett, Rheingau, Germany   2012

platos fuertes - main dishes

salmón al hinojo - 33

grilled fillet of wild Copper River sockeye salmon glazed with ancho chile and served with a creamy tomatillo-serrano sauce on a bed of sautéed fennel and spinach; garnished with roasted beets
wine suggestion: Hahn SLH Chardonnay, Santa Lucia Highlands, Monterey County, California   2013
wine suggestion: Talbott Logan Pinot Noir, Sleepy Hollow Vineyard, Santa Lucia Highlands, California   2013

langostinos poc-chu - 29

grilled freshwater prawns marinated in orange juice and guajillo chiles; served with frijoles colados, avocado, plantains and herbed rice
wine suggestion: Nisia Verdejo, Old Vines, Rueda, Spain   2013
wine suggestion: Anima Libera Alma 3 Sangiovese, Toscana, Italy   2008

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: Charles Baur Pinot Gris, Alsace, France   2011
wine suggestion: Domaine Juliette Avril Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Rhône Valley, France   2012

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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