Traditional Mexican Food In the Heart of Old Town San Diego


September Special Recipes




4 cups of Masa (Dough)

½ cup of Lard

1/2lb of Chorizo

2 Diced Potatoes

1 Onion (peeled & chopped)

5 cups of oil

4 cups of Black Bean Sauce

1 spoon of Cotija Cheese



Place diced potatoes in warm oil for a few minutes, then add the chopped onions & Chorizo.

Add salt to your tasting.

Cook for about 5 minutes at a low heat.

Meanwhile make small balls of the masa then tortilla press.

Place Chorizo, onion & potato filling in center of masa and make into a molote (ball) shape.

Deep fry molotes in hot oil for about 10 minutes.

Serve and top with Black Bean Sauce and cotija cheese.



Chiles En Nogada


10 Pasilla peppers grilled and peeled.

2lb of Carnitas

1lb of Peaches

1lb of Apples

1lb of Pears

¼lb of Raisins

¼lb of Almonds

2 cloves of garlic

1 medium diced onion

½ lb of pomegranate seeds

Ingredients for Walnut or Pecan Sauce:

1 ½ of Walnuts

2 ½ cups of heavy cream

Add Milk to your tasting

*Blend in blender all together*


Heat oil in a large sauté pan.

Add the garlic and onions; cook for 2 to 3 minutes.

Add the rest of the ingredients EXCEPT for the Carnitas.

Raise low heat to medium heat and cook for another 5 to 7 minutes.

Then add Carnitas and cook for another 3 to 5 minutes.

Stuff Chiles with the meat filling.

Serve stuffed chiles and top with walnut sauce and sprinkle with pomegranate seeds.


Mexican Tequila ChocolateMousse 9.2014

Mexican Tequila Chocolate Mousse


9oz. Mexican Chocolate “Abuelita”

½ cup of heavy cream

¾ Tequila

3 egg whites

2 egg yolks


Heat the Mexican chocolate in the microwave for 1min.

In a clean bowl, beat the egg white until it holds a medium peak and set aside.

Next, mix the yolks and tequila into the chocolate.

Add the egg whites and add heavy cream.

Spoon the mousse into small cups.

Let mousse chill for at least 1 hour or up to a day ahead.

Monthly Specials September 2014

September Food Specials


Two Masa Balls Stuffed With Chorizo And Potato Filling And Deep Fried. Topped With Black Bean Sauce And Cotija Cheese


Chile En Nogada
Two Pasilla Chiles Stuffed With Pork, Topped With A Creamy Walnut Sauce And Sprinkled With Pomegranate Seeds Served With Rice And Beans


Mexican Tequila
Chocolate Mousse

September Drink Specials


Bandera Margarita
Green, White & Red Margarita In Honor Of The Mexican Flag


“El Grito” Tamarindo Margarita
Gold Tequila, Triple Sec, Tamarindo, Sweet &sour & Fresh Lime


Herradura Tequila

Silver $9
Smooth And Clean With Woody And Citrus Flavors.

Reposado $12
Aged 11 Months. Has Wood, Vanilla And Cinnamon Notes.

Añejo $13
Aged Two Years. Smooth With Cooked Agave And Dried Fruit Flavor.

Suprema Añejo $55
Aged 49 Months. A Complex Balance Of Cooked Agave, Rich Vanilla, Toasted Oak And Dried Fruit.

Monthly Specials August 2014



Corn Soup
Mexican Style Corn Soup
Corn, Chicken Broth & Blended Spices
Cup $4.95
Bowl $6.95
Large $9.95


Sopes De Carnitas
Traditional Mexican Dish. Three Thick Tortillas Pinched & Filled With Beans & Our Famous Carnitas. Topped With Salsa Verde, Cabbage & Cilantro Cream


Empanadas De Cajeta “Caramel”
Dough Filled With Cajeta “Caramel”. Baked & Topped With Sugar, Cinnamon, & Caramel


El Burro
The “Mexican Mule” 100% Blue Agave Tequilla, Ginger Beer & Lime


Peach Margarita
Gold Tequila, Triple Sec, Sweet & Sour And A Splash Of Fresh Lime Juice


Calle 23 Tequila

Soft And Gentle Yet With Much Character. Full Agave Flavor. Hints Of Fruit Especially Granny Smith Apples And Pears In The Long, Lingering After Taste.

Light And Smooth, The Wood Adds Spiciness Perfecting It’s Personality. Notes Of Roasted Peppers And Fresh Figs Complete The Experience.


Mission Brewery:

El Conquistador
Local Craft Beer

Monthly Specials July 2014


“El Cubano” Sandwich

“El Cubano” Sandwich
A Mexican Torta roll with Carnitas, Ham, Jack Cheese, Pickles & Mustard. Grilled to Perfection. Served with a side of salsa cruda & French Fries.

Bbq Pork Ribs

Bbq Pork Ribs
All American Pork Ribs with a touch of Mexican Spice served with Mexican Style Rice & Refried Beans.

Tres Leches Margarita

Tres Leches
“3 Milk Cake”

Red, White & Blue Margarita

Red, White & Blue Margarita
Blended House Margarita with Strawberry Puree and Blue Curacao

Watermelon Margarita

Watermelon Margarita
Gold Tequila, Triple Sec, Watermelon Syrup & Sweet-N-Sour.
Blended and Garnished with Fresh Watermelon.


Modelo Especial Draft Beer


Herradura Tequila
Silver – $9.00
Reposado – $9.50
Anejo – $10.50

Monthly Specials June 2014



Empanadas De Picadillo
Three Fresh Masa Empanadas, Stuffed with ground beef, jalapenos and other spices. Served with a green chile sauce


Shrimp Chile
Grilled Pasilla pepper stuffed with shrimp and topped with creamy chipotle sauce and jack cheese. Served with mexican rice, beans and fresh flour tortillas.


Mexican Chocolate Tequila Mousse


Cilantro Mango
Gold Tequila, Sweet-n-Sour, Mango and Cilantro.
Garnished with Cilantro and Fresh Lime.


Blood Orange
Gold Tequila and Triple sec with a mixture of Blood Orange Flavoring, Orange juice and milk.


Tres Agaves Tequila
Tres Agaves Silver $7.50
Tres Agaves Reposado $8.50
Tres Agaves Anejo $9.50


Cabotella Bottled Craft Beer