Monday, August 22, 2011

Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week Starts TODAY

Image representing Yelp as depicted in CrunchBaseImage via CrunchBaseKick off Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week with Yelp at Cantina South tonight!  Cantina South is a new restaurant in town, so it's a great time to try something new.  Check outhe $20 menu below ($10 extra for drink pairings)

First Course: Choice of
Specialty Drink Pairing: Watermelon mojito - fresh watermelon and mint muddled with cane sugar and Bacardi, topped off with prosecco

Flautas de Pato: Duck confit, tossed in a sesame seed salsa, rolled and fried in a fresh masa tortilla crowned with yucatecan pipian, queso fresco and crema.

Quesadilla de Cuitlacoche: Grilled flour tortilla filled with cuitlacoche, poblano chiles, corn and Chihuahua cheese. Served with crema and salsa verde cruda.

Chiles Embutidos: Cilantro spiked roasted chiles "gueros" filled with queso de cabra gratin on top of an agri-dulce tomato broth.

Secomd Course: Choice of
Specialty Drink Pairing: Pepper and Peach Margarita - habanero infused tequila, freshly muddled peach, orange juice, lime juice and agave nectar with an ancho salt rim

Rancheras: Corn tortillas filled with mestiza sauce braised short ribs, topped with a
argiducle tomato broth and Mexican herb cream cheese.

Pescado Tikin-Xic: Banana leaf wrapped red snapper marinated and baked in a traditional Yucatan mixture of achiote, orange and garlic, served over a black bean puree and rice, topped with pickled red onion and salsa de chile habanero tamulada.

Pato en Escabeche: Roasted duck in escabeche yucateco topped with sweet onion, xcatic peppers and served with Arroz Canario.

Third Course: Choice of
Specialty Drink Pairing: Raspberry Fresca - 100% agave tequila and chambord, raspberries muddled with passionfruit nectar and oranges and a cocoa powder dusted rim

Flan: Orange liquor infused custard served with a fruit salsita.

Lime Cheese Cake: Lime cheese cake with apple cajeta sauce and house candied citrus peel.

Empanadas de Platano: Turnovers filled with bananas and cream served with a fresh berry coulis and coconut ice cream.

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