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Dinner Menu - Cool Summer Nights 2016 - Ocotillo Café

Ocotillo
Fouquieria speldens
Photographer: Mark A. Dimmitt
© 1992 ASDM

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Uchepos
Michoacan Fresh Corn Tamales
Pico Verde + Cascabel Cremoso
$7
Michelada Ceviche Coctel
Tomato-Corona Juice Marinated Seafood
Organic Citrus + Avocado
$9
Ensalada de Elote
Grilled Romaine + Sweet Corn
Lime Mayo + Cotija + Crispy Cactus
$7
Flautas “El Pato”
Duck Confit + Black Currants
Grilled Limón + Banana Guacamole
$8
Tostaditos Chicharonnes
Tabasco Roasted Pork + Mango-Serrano Relish
Pickled Red Onion + Micro Cilantro
$8

Cenas

Albanil
Chile Braised Pork Cheeks + Sauce Albanil
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes + Green Beans
Manzano Chiles
$18
Scallops Patron
Seared Day Boat Scallops + Agave & Orange
Peel Butter + Red Tepary Cassoulet Jicama
Street Slaw
$22
Mesquite Roasted Salmon
Organic Salmon + Chorizo Braised Brussels
Apple-Elderflower Pureé
$18
Enchilada Veraduras
Black Bean + Grilled Vegetable Enchiladas
Sweet Corn Sauce + Tomatillo Aioli
Red Tepary Cassoulet
$17
Chicken Chochoyote
Slow Roasted Half Chicken + Sorrel-Lemon
Pan Jus + Masa Dumplings
Grilled Carrots
$17
Carne Santiago
Grilled Ceder River Ribeye + Santiago Butter
Cassavabacitas + Haricot Verts
$24
Short Rib Mole
Coffee Braised Cedar River Beef + Mole Negra
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes + Carrots & Grilled Grey Squash
$21

Undercooked eggs, meats & fish may increase risk of food borne illness
20% gratuity will be added to all parties of six or more

"The Ocotillo"

The Ocotillo family is a small one of only 13 species restricted to the warm-arid section of North America. Members of this family are odd-looking plants, some even bizarre. They are characterized by spiny stems with bundles of seasonal leaves at each spine. The Ocotillo is a woody shrub 10 to 20 feet tall. The stems range from nearly vertical to widely-spreading in different individuals. Dense spikes of tubular, red to red-orange flowers sprout from the stem tips in spring. The flowering season begins as early as February at the lowest elevations.