Traditional Mexican Food In the Heart of Old Town San Diego

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Monthly Specials November 2014

November Food Specials

Zucchini Empanadas

Zucchini Empanadas
Two Empanadas Filled With Cheese, Cilantro Zucchini Blossom, Fried And Topped With Salsa Verde And Mexican Cheese.
$7.95

Turkey Mole Enchiladas

Turkey Mole Enchiladas
Two Corn Tortillas Stuffed With Turkey And Topped With A Delicious Traditional Spicy Chocolate Mole Sauce. Served With Rice And Beans.
$13.95

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Cheesecake
$6.95

November Drink Specials

Pumpkin & Cinnamon Margarita

Pumpkin Pie Margarita
El Jimador Tequila, Pumpkin Puree Agave Nector & Fresh Lime Juice.
“Pumpkin Pie In A Glass!”
$9.95

Cinnamon Margarita
Cinnamon Tequila & Horchata With A Cinnamon Rim. “A Creamy Blend Of November Traditions.”
$8.95

El Jimador

Blanco: 100% Agave, Crisp With Citrusy Hints Of Sweetness.
$8.00

Reposado: 100% Agave, Golden & Smooth With Hints Of Vanilla
$9.00

Anejo: Aged 12Months In White Oak Barrels, Amber With Vanilla, Oak, Cinnamon And Caramel Flavors.
$11.00

Stone Milk Stout

Beer Of The Month:

Stone “Coffee Milk Stout”
$6.00

We Are Open Thanksgiving! Nov. 27Th
Serving Traditional Turkey Dinner Along With Mexican Favorites.
Adults: $18.95 Kids: $9.95
Make Your Reservations Today!

Monthly Specials October 2014

October Food Specials

Chorizo Pumpkin

Chorizo Pumpkin Soup
Cup $4.95 Bowl $6.95

Camarones Siracha

Camarones Ala Siracha
Large Shrimp Sauteed In A Combination Of Garlic Butter And Cilantro With A Creamy Siracha Sauce. Served With Mexican Style Rice And Beans.
$15.95

Sopapillas

Sopapillas
With  Vanilla  Ice  Cream
$5.95

October Drink Specials

Black/Skull Margarita

Black Caddy Margarita
Frida Kahlo Silver, Cointreau Noir, Black Raspberry Liquor, Sweet N Sour & A Splash Of Lime Juice.
$9.95

Skull-Rita
Silver Azunia, Cointreau, Fresh Orange Juice, Lime Juice And A Splash Of Pomegranate.
$10.95

Tequila Of The Month – Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo

Blanco: Distilled In Antique Copper Stills. The Result Is A Smooth Premium Tequila That Mixes Perfectly With Your Favorite Drink.
$8.00

Reposado: Distilled In American Oak Casks For 6-12 Months. Resulting In A Super Premium Tequila To Enjoy By Itself Or Mixed In A Cocktail.
$11.00

Anejo: Aged For At Least 3 Years Ending With A Smooth Ultra Premium Tequila That, Like A Fine Cognac, Is Meant To Be Sipped And Savored.
$14.00

Make It A Margarita
Add $2.00

Karl Strauss

Karl Strauss
Oktoberfest On Tap!
$6.00

Live Maine Lobster Served Puerto Nuevo Style
With Rice, Beans, Tortillas, Drawn Butter & Salsa Fresca Daily
$27.95

Thursday Lobster Special
$24.95

September Special Recipes

Molotes

Molotes

Ingredients:

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

Salt

Directions:

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.

 

ChileEnNogada

Chiles En Nogada

Ingredients:

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*

Directions:

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

Ingredients:

9oz. Mexican Chocolate “Abuelita”

½ cup of heavy cream

¾ Tequila

3 egg whites

2 egg yolks

Directions:

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

molotes

Molotes
Two Masa Balls Stuffed With Chorizo And Potato Filling And Deep Fried. Topped With Black Bean Sauce And Cotija Cheese
$7.95

nogada

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
$14.95

mexicantequila

Mexican Tequila
Chocolate Mousse
$5.95

September Drink Specials

banderamargarita

Bandera Margarita
Green, White & Red Margarita In Honor Of The Mexican Flag
$8.95

elgritomargarita

“El Grito” Tamarindo Margarita
Gold Tequila, Triple Sec, Tamarindo, Sweet &sour & Fresh Lime
$8.95

herraduratequila

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

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

sopes_de_carnitas

Sopes De Carnitas
Traditional Mexican Dish. Three Thick Tortillas Pinched & Filled With Beans & Our Famous Carnitas. Topped With Salsa Verde, Cabbage & Cilantro Cream
$11.95

empanadas_de_cajeta

Empanadas De Cajeta “Caramel”
Dough Filled With Cajeta “Caramel”. Baked & Topped With Sugar, Cinnamon, & Caramel
$5.95

el_burro

El Burro
The “Mexican Mule” 100% Blue Agave Tequilla, Ginger Beer & Lime
$8.95

peach_margarita

Peach Margarita
Gold Tequila, Triple Sec, Sweet & Sour And A Splash Of Fresh Lime Juice
$8.95

calle23

Calle 23 Tequila

Blanco
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.
$9.00

Reposado
Light And Smooth, The Wood Adds Spiciness Perfecting It’s Personality. Notes Of Roasted Peppers And Fresh Figs Complete The Experience.
$10.00

el_conquistador

Mission Brewery:

El Conquistador
Local Craft Beer
$6.00