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Taste of Mexico at Arguello: Flavors of Jalisco

Thursday, Sep 26, 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM At Arguello Restaurant Offered by:

 Presidio Trust

Taste of Mexico is a monthly special menu series that highlights the classic dishes and cooking techniques from a different Mexican state each month. For the month of September, join Chef de Cuisine Jose Alvarez as he explores the tequila-producing state of Jalisco. Noted for its quintessentially Mexican traditions, Jalisco is the birthplace of mariachi and ranchero culture. Menus run all month long so come join us for dinner before the month is out to try some of our favorite dishes from Jalisco.


Ensalada de Sandia y Jicama $14
watermelon and jicama salad, avocado, kale, tequila vinaigrette, sesame seeds

Callo de Hacha Tostada $16
scallop ceviche, watermelon, serrano, avocado, corn tortilla

Birria $21
lamb, guajillo salsa, cilantro, epazote, jalapeno

Carne en su Jugo $28
braised short ribs, potatoes, serrano, tequila jus, pink beans

Jalisco Cocktails

La Paloma--called the national drink of Guadalajara $11
-blanco tequila, lime, grapefruit soda, salt

Batanga--made famous by Don Javier of La Capilla $12
-blanco tequila, lime, salt, coca-cola

Jalisco Agaves

La Venenosa Raicilla--Cabo Corrientes, Jalisco 45.5% $11
-1oz pour

Mezonte Santos Juarez--Toliman, Jalisco 47% $20
-1oz pour