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Salpicón Specials of the Week
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Salpicón Specials of the Week

august 28th to september 1st

sopa - soup

gazpacho mexicano - 7

Mexican style gazpacho with roasted poblano chiles and a spicy cucumber sorbet
wine suggestion: Château La Genestière Rosé, Cuvée Raphaël, Tavel, France   2014

entremeses - appetizers

seviche verde - 12

mahi mahi seviche with salsa verde cruda, mango and avocado
wine suggestion: Gobelsburger Grüner Veltliner, Kamptal, Austria   2014

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 - 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   2014

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

platos fuertes - main dishes

pescado a la veracruzana - 27

fillet of Mediterranean corvina in a roasted tomato sauce with capers, Manzanilla olives, pickled jalapeños and garlic; garnished with frizzled leeks; served with fried plantains and white rice 
wine suggestion: Domaine du Closel Savennières (Chenin Blanc), La Jalousie, Loire Valley, France   2013
wine suggestion: Talbott Logan Pinot Noir, Sleepy Hollow Vineyard, Santa Lucia Highlands, California   2014

langostinos al pastor - 28

freshwater prawns marinated in chile ancho adobo, char-grilled and served on a tomatillo-serrano sauce with cilantro, onions and grilled pineapple; accompanied by white rice and asparagus
wine suggestion: Nisia Verdejo, Old Vines, Rueda, Spain   2013
wine suggestion: Bodega Numanthia Termes Tempranillo, Valdefinjas, Toro, Spain   2012

costillas de res a la naranja - 28

braised boneless short ribs glazed with a spicy orange-habanero gastrique; served with a parsnip/potato purée and grilled asparagus
wine suggestion: Charles Baur Pinot Gris, Alsace, France   2011
wine suggestion: Gran Passione Rosso (Merlot/Corvina), Veneto, Italy   2013

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: Salomon Undhof Riesling, Undhof Kögl, Kremstal, Austria   2013
wine suggestion: 
Sans Liege Grenache/Syrah Blend, The Offering, Santa Barbara County, California   2012

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