Jul 122017
 

Sip, Sip, Olé!  Celebrate National Tequila Day at Mercadito Chicago  

Enjoy a special prix fixe menu including your choice of specialty tequila cocktail

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Salud! Mercadito Chicago, Molise PR client, is raising a glass to National Tequila Day with a special prix fixe menu including a specialty Mercadito tequila cocktail of your choice, available on Monday, July 24 from 3 p.m. to Midnight.

The National Tequila Day prix fixe menu costs $35 per person, plus tax and gratuity, and includes a trio of guacamole, two dishes of ceviches or botanas, four tacos, one side dish, a dessert of your choice and specialty tequila cocktail.

First, pick your beverage of choice from Mercadito’s offering of specialty tequila cocktails including: Margarita Tradicional, Gato Amargo, La Vida Rosa, Pepino el Pyu, Hibis-Calyptus, Casagria, V-9, Little Market, Paloma Diabla, Misty’s Sleeve, One-Thumbed Mayan, Smokey Pablo, Big Nose Goes to Mexico and Tres Viejos.

Begin your meal with a trio of guacamole including Tradicional, Mango, and Toreado. Next, choose two from the following: Ceviches include Camarón, Mixto, and Dorado; and Botanas including Flautas, Queso Fundido, and Corn Masa Quesadillas.

Taco options include (must be four of the same): Espada, blackened swordfish, chile de árbol aioli, cabbage-jalapeño slaw; Estilo Baja, beer-battered mahi-mahi, chipotle aioli, Mexican coleslaw; Camarón, shrimp, roasted garlic, avocado, chipotle mojo; Carne, ancho-marinated skirt steak, onion, cilantro, asparagus, leek-poblano salsa, crispy shallots; Pollo, thyme–marinated chicken, corn, scallions, garlic mojo, crispy red onions; Carnitas de Puerco, braised pork, cabbage, onions, cilantro, peanut salsa, chicharrón; and Hongos, wild mushrooms, onion, cilantro, salsa verde, queso fresco, radish, crema fresca.

Featured side selections include: Brussels Sprouts, Mac & Cheese, Elote Mexicano, Green Rice Casserole, Plátanos Machos and Arroz y Frijoles.

Finish on a sweet note with dessert options including: Torrejas de Bolillo, Pastel de Chocolate, Tres Leches, and Flan de Cajeta.

For more information or to make your reservations, call 312-329-9555 or visit www.mercaditorestaurants.com.

Jul 202016
 

Salud! Mercadito Chicago, River North’s upscale, authentic Mexican restaurant a Molise PR client (108 W. Kinzie St.), is raising a glass to National Tequila Day on Sunday, July 24 with a special prix fixe menu, including a specialty Mercadito tequila cocktail of your choice, available from 3 p.m. to Midnight.

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Guests can enjoy a prix fixe menu including your choice of three types of guacamole, two dishes of ceviches or botanas, four tacos, one side, one dessert and one tequila cocktail.

First, select your guacamole. Choose from: Tradicional, tomatillo pico de gallo, jalapeño, garlic, key-lime, cilantro; Sandía, avocado, tomatillo pico de gallo, lime, jalapeño, watermelon, cilantro, mint; Mango, jicama, chipotle, pico de gallo; Beets, pickled red and golden beets, sautéed corn, chile de árbol, lime juice, epazote; Toreado, sautéed chile serrano, garlic, oregano, tomatillo pico de gallo and Durazno, avocado, tomatillo pico de gallo, roasted habanero, grilled peach, epazote.

Next, your choice of two Ceviches or Botanas. Ceviche choices include Camarón, lime cured shrimp, tomatillo pico de gallo, watermelon, lime-lemon serrano broth, mint, parsley, cilantro; Mixto, shrimp, octopus, mahi-mahi, pico de gallo, cucumber, celery, avocado, roasted garlic, michelada broth and Dorado, lemon-marinated mahi-mahi, pico de gallo, grapefruit, green olives, carrots, red onion, oregano, citrus-chipotle broth.

Botanas choices include Flautas, crispy rolled tortillas stuffed with green chicken tinga, black bean hash, cabbage, pico de gallo, tomatillo salsa, crema fresca, cotija cheese; Queso Fundido, baked Chihuahua and Oaxaca cheese, corn tortillas, choice of wild mushrooms or chorizo; Corn Masa Quesadillas, Chihuahua and Oaxaca cheese, corn, roasted poblano, zucchini, tomatillo salsa, crema fresca and Rock Shrimp w/ Chipotle, crispy beer-battered rock shrimp, bibb lettuce, jicama, cucumber, tomatillo salsa.

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Select four tacos of your choice: Espada, blackened swordfish, spicy aioli, cabbage-jalapeño slaw; Estilo Baja, crisy beer-battered mahi-mahi, chipotle aioli, Mexican-style coleslaw; Camarón, shrimp, roasted garlic, avocado, chipotle mojo; Carne, ancho marinated skirt steak, cured onions, cilantro, potato salad, chive aioli, crispy potato; Pollo, epazote and garlic marinated chicken, cured onions, corn hash, poblano-tomatillo mojo, avocado, crispy shallots; Carnitas de Puerco, braised pork, cabbage, cured onions, cilantro; peanut salsa, chicharrón; Red Snapper, adobo, marinated red snapper, black beans, Mexican coleslaw, chipotle vinaigrette, avocado; Brisket, smoked brisket, white BBQ slaw, homemade BBQ, crispy onions; Pastor, chile ancho-rubbed pork, chile de árbol salsa, grilled pineapple; Hongos, wild mushrooms, huitlacoche, cured onions, cilantro, crispy manchego cheese, tomatillo salsa and Squash, soy marinated Mexican squash, sautéed corn, roasted tomato, salsa and manchego cheese.

Featured side selections include: Brussels Sprouts, crispy Brussels Sprouts, chorizo, pickled onion, salsa rojas, crispy shallots; Mac & Cheese, poblano, manchego cheese, corn; Elote Mexicano, Mexican-style corn on the cob; Green Beans, sautéed marinated green beans and sugar snaps, garlic mojo; Green Rice Casserole, Mexican cheese and rice; Plátanos Machos, fried plantains, ginger-jalapeño sauce; and Arroz y Frijoles, home-style rice, black beans; Frijoles Pintos, refried pinto beans, queso fresco, and Ensalada, mixed greens, corn, jicama, pico de gallo, queso fresco, chipotle-balsamic vinaigrette.

Finish on a sweet note with your option of Torrejas de Bolillo, creme anglaise soaked Mexican bread, ice cream, cajeta sauce; Pastel de Chocolate, chile ancho spiced chocolate cake; Tres Leches, Mexican cinnamon sponge cake, three milks, rhubarb-strawberry marmalade, maria cookie crumbs or Flan de Cajeta, goat’s milk caramel custard.

Accompany your meal with one of Mercadito’s specialty tequila cocktails including a Margarita Tradicional, Tia Curioso, Mexican Oracle, La Vida Rosa, Pepino el Pyu, Little Market, Smokey Pablo, Misty’s Sleeve, V-9, Big Nose Goes to Mexico, Casagria, Paloma Diabla and El Pirata.

The special prix fixe menu costs $35 per person, plus tax and gratuity. For more information or to make your reservations, call 312-329-9555 or visit www.mercaditorestaurants.com/chicago.

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