Omnivore - The dead can dine

Rosa Mexicano will have a Day of the Dead celebration with a Oaxacan tasting menu Nov. 1-4.

Here's the lineup:

Pan de Muerto con Chocolate con Leche – Day of the Dead bread with a small cup of Mexican hot chocolate

Crema de Chayote – Cream of chayote soup

Tamales de Frijol con Calabaza en Dulce – Sweet squash tamal filled with spicy black bean puree

Chuleta de Puerco con Enchiladas Oaxaqueñas – Center cut pork chop served with traditional Oaxacan cheese enchiladas, topped with Coloradito mole

Pollo con Mole Negro Oaxaqueño – Half chicken served in a classic mole Negro, served with a traditional Oaxacan style rice with sweet plantains, mint and onion

“Crème Brûlée” de Calabaza y Piloncillo – Pumpkin-piloncillo crème brûlée served with Mexican chocolate sauce

Cost is a bargain at $35. Call 404-347-4090 for reservations. Specials will also be available Nov. 2 at lunchtime.

(graphic of blogging skeleton from Oakland Goods)

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