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Salpicón Specials of the Week
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Salpicón Specials of the Week

july 29th to august 4th

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

ensalada de pulpo - 12

grilled octopus, white beans and fingerling potatoes sautéed with pasilla chile powder; served on salsa verde cruda; grilled scallion
wine suggestion: Gobelsburger Grüner Veltliner, Kamptal, Austria   2014

mejillones al cilantro - 12

Prince Edward Island black mussels cooked in white wine with garlic, serrano chiles and cilantro; served with country-style garlic bread
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   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

platos fuertes - main dishes

salmón al ajonjoli - 30

wild Alaskan salmon encrusted with sesame seeds, pan-seared rare and served on a bed of spicy chipotle cream sauce; accompanied by swiss chard and herbed 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   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: Sans Liege Grenache/Syrah Blend, The Offering, Santa Barbara County, California   2012

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: Salomon Undhof Riesling, Undhof Kögl, Kremstal, Austria   2013
wine suggestion: Gran Passione Rosso (Merlot/Corvina), Veneto, Italy   2013

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