ZOCALO Celebrates Mexican Independence Day

Tequila Dinner, Special Prix Fixe Menu, Tequila Tasting Event and Festive Live Music

Wednesday, September 14 – Sunday, September 18
events, prices and times vary

PARTIDA TEQUILA DINNER
Wednesday, September 14
6:30 p.m. reception / 7 p.m. dinner
$65 plus tax and gratuity

Brand Ambassador Jacques Bezuidenhout will lead this exclusive tasting event featuring four courses paired with Partida tequila. The dinner includes a specialty cocktail as well as unlimited beer and margaritas. Limited seating is available. Please call ZOCALO for reservations.

Course One: Caldo Tlapeño, tender shredded chicken, spicy chipotle broth, diced avocado and Chihuahua cheese crouton.

Course Two: Chile en Nogada, roasted poblano pepper stuffed with ground pork and beef as well as pears, apple, peaches, pineapple, raisins and allspice; topped with a tequila-walnut sauce and garnished with fresh pomegranate seeds. Served with Partida Tequila Blanco.

Course Three: Mar y Tierra, beef tenderloin medallion with a chipotle hollandaise sauce, pan roasted prawns in cilantro pesto, sautéed rapini and purple mashed potatoes, served with Partida Tequila Reposado.

Course Four: Buñuelos, cinnamon & sugar fried-dough fritters drenched with añejo “spiked” mango-agave nectar and layered between sweetened goat cheese meringue; served with a “fried” ice cream lollipop, served with Partida Tequila Añejo.

LIVE MUSIC!
September 15, 16 and 17
Enjoy Mexican Folkloric Music on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening from 8:30-11:30 p.m.

PARTIDA TEQUILA TASTING EVENT
Thursday, September 15
$30 per person (all inclusive)
7- 9 p.m.

Zocalo will host an evening of tacos, tequila, music and more! Participants will enjoy a creative cocktail by resident tequila ambassador Victor Baheza, a tasting of Partida tequilas, a traditional taquiza and live music. The all-inclusive fee of $30 includes one specialty cocktail, the tequila tasting, a selection of featured tacos and a raffle ticket for a chance to win Zocalo gift cards, bottles of Partida tequila and more.

MEXICAN INDEPENDENCE DAY MENU
Friday, September 16 – Sunday, September 18
Available at Lunch and Dinner Service
$30 Three Course Prix-Fixe (or enjoy as a la carte specials)

-choose one item from each course-

Antojitos / Appetizers

Guacamole Patria 8
Freshly diced avocado mixed with tomatoes, red onion, cilantro, serrano chiles, cotija cheese and pomegranate seeds; served with assorted chips

Huaraches Tri-Color 9
Two traditional masa boats topped with shredded chicken and garnished with sour cream and fresco cheese; served over a green tomatillo salsa and a red guajillo salsa

Platos Fuertes / Main Course

Chile en Nogada 17
Roasted poblano pepper stuffed with ground pork and beef as well as pears, apple, peaches, pineapple, raisins and allspice; topped with a brandy-walnut sauce and garnished with fresh pomegranate seeds

Carne en su Jugo 17
Grilled flank steak in a pasilla broth with whole black beans, applewood smoked bacon and homemade chorizo; garnished with cilantro & onion, diced radishes and arbol peppers

Postre / Dessert

Buñuelos 8
Cinnamon & sugar fried-dough fritters drenched with añejo “spiked” mango-agave nectar and layered between sweetened goat cheese meringue; served with a “fried” ice cream lollipop

ZOCALO Restaurant and Tequila Bar
358 W. Ontario
Chicago, IL 60610
312.302.9977
ZocaloChicago.com

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