As the year draws to a close, there’s no better way to welcome the New Year than with a memorable dining experience. Tahona invites you to celebrate New Year’s Eve in style with a spectacular four-course meal created by the talented chefs Adrian Villarreal and Executive Chef Janina Gray. Priced at just $75 per person, this special menu promises to tantalize your taste buds with fresh, Baja/Oaxacan Mexican cuisine, offering unique representations from various countries. To elevate your dining experience, hand-selected mezcal pairing flights by Kate Owca are available for $45, perfectly complementing the flavors of the food. Plus, enjoy the enchanting sounds of live Spanish/Flamenco music throughout the evening.
1st Course: Soft Shell Crab Infladita with an Esquite Salad
The culinary journey begins with a delightful Soft Shell Crab Infladita paired with an Esquite Salad. This dish is a celebration of seafood and vibrant flavors. The soft shell crab is expertly prepared to achieve a crispy exterior while maintaining its succulent interior. It’s served on a freshly made infladita, a traditional Mexican dish resembling a small, puffed-up tortilla. The crab’s richness pairs beautifully with the refreshing Esquite Salad, a blend of corn, cotija cheese, lime, and spices, offering a tantalizing contrast of textures and tastes.
2nd Course: Squash and Mushroom Risotto with Shredded Suckling Pig
For the second course, Chef Adrian Villarreal and Chef Janina Gray present a Squash and Mushroom Risotto adorned with Shredded Suckling Pig. This dish is a marriage of earthy, comforting flavors and succulent meat. The creamy risotto, crafted with Arborio rice and a medley of seasonal mushrooms and squash, provides a velvety backdrop for the tender, flavorful shredded suckling pig. It’s a harmonious union of land and sea, offering a symphony of flavors that will leave your palate enchanted.
3rd Course: Creamy Heirloom Bean “Hummus,” Smoked Short Rib, Caramelized Onions, Mole Negro Demi, and Jalapeno Relish
Prepare your taste buds for a culinary masterpiece in the third course – Creamy Heirloom Bean “Hummus” with Smoked Short Rib, Caramelized Onions, Mole Negro Demi, and Jalapeno Relish. This dish is a fusion of international influences, showcasing the artistry of Chef Adrian Villarreal and Chef Janina Gray. The creamy heirloom bean “hummus” serves as a canvas for the perfectly smoked short rib, which is adorned with caramelized onions and a rich mole negro demi-glace. The jalapeno relish adds a touch of heat and brightness, creating a symphony of flavors that dance on your palate.
Dessert: Basque Cheesecake with Persimmon, Pomegranate, Pistachio, Chocolate Mint
The grand finale of your New Year’s Eve dining experience at Tahona is a dessert that will leave you craving more – the Basque Cheesecake with Persimmon, Pomegranate, Pistachio, and Chocolate Mint. This dessert is a harmonious blend of sweet and savory, creamy and crunchy. The luscious Basque cheesecake is a dreamy, caramelized delight that pairs perfectly with the seasonal freshness of persimmon and pomegranate. The pistachio adds a delightful crunch, while the chocolate mint provides a refreshing finish to your meal.
Mezcal Pairing Flights by Kate Owca
To elevate your dining experience, don’t miss the opportunity to explore hand-selected mezcal pairing flights curated by Kate Owca. These expertly chosen mezcal options will perfectly complement the diverse flavors of the New Year’s Eve menu, taking your taste buds on a journey through the world of artisanal mezcal.
Live Spanish/Flamenco Music
As you savor each course and mezcal pairing, let the enchanting sounds of live Spanish/Flamenco music serenade you. The passionate rhythms and soulful melodies will transport you to a world of romance and celebration, making your New Year’s Eve at Tahona a truly unforgettable experience.
Tahona in Old Town San Diego invites you to ring in the New Year with a culinary fiesta like no other. The four-course meal created by Chef Adrian Villarreal and Executive Chef Janina Gray, along with the mezcal pairing flights by Kate Owca and live Spanish/Flamenco music, promises to make your New Year’s Eve special and unforgettable. Make your reservation today and prepare to embark on a gastronomic journey that celebrates the vibrant flavors of Baja/Oaxacan Mexican cuisine with international flair. Cheers to a delicious and unforgettable New Year’s Eve at Tahona!
- Mon: Closed
- Tue-Thu: 5-10pm
- Fri: 5-11pm
- Sat: 4-11pm
- Sun: 4-10pm
Phone – (619) 255 2090
Address – 2414 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110
Website – www.tahonabar.com