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 â€“ Day of the Dead bread with a small cup of Mexican hot chocolate
Crema de Chayote â€“ Cream of chayote soup
Tamales de Frijol con Calabaza en Dulce â€“ Sweet squash tamal filled with spicy black bean puree
Chuleta de Puerco con Enchiladas OaxaqueÃ±as â€“ Center cut pork chop served with traditional Oaxacan cheese enchiladas, topped with Coloradito mole
Pollo con Mole Negro OaxaqueÃ±o â€“ Half chicken served in a classic mole Negro, served with a traditional Oaxacan style rice with sweet plantains, mint and onion
â€œCrÃ¨me BrÃ»lÃ©eâ€ de Calabaza y Piloncillo â€“ Pumpkin-piloncillo crÃ¨me brÃ»lÃ©e 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)