Salpicón Specials of the Week
Dessert Menu

Salpicón Specials of the Week

september 10th to september 16th



sopa - soup

crema de elote - 7

light corn soup garnished with chile serrano flavored with star anise
wine suggestion: Domaine du Viking Vouvray (Chenin Blanc), Loire Valley, France   2011

entremeses - appetizers

ostiones con chipotle - 15

Delaware oysters topped with spinach and Chihuahua cheese; sauced with a chipotle cream and baked
wine suggestion: Nisia Verdejo, Old Vines, Rueda, Spain   2013

callo de hacha - 11

jumbo Maine sea scallop (dry-pack) wrapped with Nueske’s applewood smoked bacon, sautéed and served on a bed of white bean-morita chile purée; garnished with frizzled leeks
wine suggestion:Maison L’Envoyé Bourgogne Blanc (Chardonnay), Burgundy, France   2011

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

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  2008

platos fuertes - main dishes

pescado al chipotle - 26

Gulf of Mexico wild grouper fillet wrapped in sweet potato strands, sautéed and served on a chipotle cream sauce with oyster mushrooms; accompanied by white rice and roasted beets
wine suggestion: Mount Eden Vineyards Chardonnay, Wolff Vineyard, Edna Valley, California   2011
wine suggestion: Luli (by Pisoni) Pinot Noir, Santa Lucia Highlands, California   2012

chiles en nogada - 25

roasted poblano chiles stuffed with pork picadillo, raisins, Manzanilla olives, almonds, capers, peaches, apples and plantains; cool fresh walnut cream sauce; garnished with pomegranate seeds
wine suggestion: Domaine du Viking Vouvray (Chenin Blanc), Loire Valley, France   2011
wine suggestion: Celler de Capçanes Merlot/Garnacha/Tempranillo, Vall del Calàs, Montsant, Spain  2009

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: Domaine Zind-Humbrecht Riesling, Alsace, France   2012
wine suggestion: Celler de Capçanes Merlot/Garnacha/Tempranillo, Vall del Calàs, Montsant, Spain  2009

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