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BOOK ME FOR: Año Nuevo- A MEXICAN NEW YEAR'S EVE


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SAMPLE NEW YEAR’S EVE MENU

APPETIZERS

(passed and stationed for 2-3 hours before dinner service)

Orange-Tequila Flambée Scallop Skewers

New Year's Eve Lentil Toasts/Garlic Crostini/Parmigiano-Reggiano

Lentils are considered good luck for the New Year in Mexico

Mexican Crab Cakes with Salsa Verde

Queso Fundido con Chorizo y Ongos

Tequila-infused Apple Guacamole/Chipotle Roasted Pecans

SEATED DINNER SERVICE BEGINS

AMUSE BOUCHE

Carne Apache

A Mexican take on steak tartare: beef is 'cooked" in a chile/lime marinade/Queso Añejo

SOUP

Sopa de Siete Mares

Lobster/Crab/Clams/Mussels/Halibut/Shrimp/Guajillo Chile Fish Stock

Photo by Adriana Almazan Lahl from Celebraciones Mexicanas. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Photo by Adriana Almazan Lahl from Celebraciones Mexicanas. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

SALAD

Mojcate Caesar prepared tableside

platos principales (large plates)

Pierna Adobado Mechado (Pork Roast/Bacon Lardons/Adobo Sauce)

The pork leg is laced with bacon slices, almonds, garlic, and prunes; flavor is released as the bacon lard melts and the prunes and garlic carmelize inside the meat as it slow-roasted.

Mary’s Free-range Smoked Duck in Blackberry Mole

Frijole De Olla: Rancho Gordo Beans stewed in a clay pot for 24 hours, which adds a subtle but perceptible flavor/epazote (adds brightness and has gas-inhibiting properties)

SIDES

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Handmade Corn Tortillas: made on site, right in front of your guests, from masa procured from San Francisco's only mollino (mill)

Tamal de Cazuela

Photo by Adriana Almazan Lahl from Celebraciones Mexicanas. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Photo by Adriana Almazan Lahl from Celebraciones Mexicanas. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

DESSERT

Mexican Chocolate Pudding Trifle

BEVERAGE

Ponche: Mexican Holiday Punch/Tecajote/Apricots/Guava/Sugar Cane/Cinnamon/Apples

From $150/person**. $2000 minimum applies for NYE.

**Service, tabletop rentals, decor (if required), and gratuity not included