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Dinner Menu - Cool Summer Nights 2016 - Ocotillo Café

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

Empezar

Crispy Calamari + Cactus
Nopalitos & Wild Arugula
Ginger Juice + Prickly Pear Vinaigrette
Chile Compressed Sandia
$9
Toritos Tocino
Bacon Wrapped, Cheese Stuffed Caribe
Cactus Jelly + Jicama Street Slaw
$7
Sonoran Caprese
Lucas Marinated Asadero + Heirloom Tomato
Cascabel Cilantro Pesto Crostini
Dried Sweet Corn + Balsamic Chamoy
$8
Clams Espana
Spanish Chorizo + Caldo Manzana
Brown Butter Apples + Grilled Artisan Bread
$9
Empanadas
Honey Spiked Chicken Sausage + Grilled Yam
Salsa Lizano + Orange-Pequin Aiol
$8

Cenas

Chilpachole Con Fideo
Salt Prawns + Littleneck Clams
Guajillo-Epazote Broth + Cilantro Pappardelle
$19
Double Bone "Pibil"
Annatto Crusted Pork Chop + Cherry-Mezcal
Plantain Alubias + Chorizo Braised Brussels
$18
Nuevo Mexico Relleno
White Bean & Asadero Stuffed,
Nitro Battered Poblano
Xonequi + Jicama Street Slaw
$17
Arroz Con Pollo
Herb Roasted Half Chicken + Risotto Adovada
English Pea Purée + Carrot Escabeche
$17
Lamb Albondigas
Colorado Meatballs + Roasted Chile-Tomato
Sauce Risotto Adovada + Radish
Grilled Summer Squash
$18
Cedar River Farms Ribeye
All Natural Beef + Mesquite Smoked Butter
Roasted Chile & New Potato Azulejo
Market Vegetables + Tamazula Vinaigrette
$25
Dorado Ceniza
Roasted Chile & New Potato Azulejo
Gooseberry Gazpacho & Goat Cheese
Rocket + Micro Pea Shoot Salad
$21

Dulces

Canolitos Delgado
Mesquite Canolis + Peanut Butter
Powder Cactus Jam
$7
Naranjas
Custard Filled Oranges + Vanilla Bean
Berry Spheres
$8
Chocolate Jalapeño
“Fried” Ice Cream
Valrhona Araguani + Chocolate Truffles
Cinnamon Granola Clusters
$7
Churro & Espresso
Kailua Brushed Churro + Coco Creme
Fraiche + Iced Espresso Shot
$8

Sorbos

Traditional Mojito
Cruzan Rum + Simple Syrup + Mint
Lime + Soda Water
$8
Prickly Pear Margarita
Sauza Blue Reposado Tequila + Prickly Pear
Syrup + Lime & Lemon Juice
$8
Sonoran Cucumber Bloody Mary
EFFEN Cucumber Vodka
House Made Mix + Salted Rim
$8
Prickly Pear Mimosa
Fresh OJ + Prickly Pear Syrup
J Roget Sparkling Wine
$8
Cosmopolitan
Stolichnaya Vodka + Triple Sec
Lime + Cranberry Juice
$7
Beefeater Collins
Beefeater Gin + Lemon Juice
Simple Syrup + Club Soda
$7
Ocotillo Mule
Tito’s Vodka + Lime Juice
Gossling’s Ginger Beer
$8

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.