MPLS St. Paul Magazine Restaurant Week is back October 13-18 , 2019. During this time, specially priced meals from some of the hottest Twin Cities Restaurants will be available. You may wish to make your reservations now as this is a popular time to eat out.
Lunches will include two courses between $10-$25
Dinners will include three courses between $15-$35
Prices are exclusive of tax, wine, beverage, and tip.
Find a list of participating restaurants and their restaurant week menus here.
My top pick is this round is Nico’s Taco & Tequila Bar
Dinner — $20 ($10 lunch menu is also available)
Appetizer (Choose One):
- Roasted Corn Salsa; Roasted corn, jalapeño, lime, cilantro, red onion, Gf, Vt, V, Df
- Avocado Toast; Pan de talera, avocado, fried cotija, grilled onion, chipotle balsamic, spring mix, Vt
- Elote; Traditional charred sweet corn, crema agria, dried chile, queso cotija, lime, Gf, Vt
- Tocino Guacamole: Avocado, bacon, pico de gallo, chipotle, lime, cilantro, jalapeño, corn
- Totopes con Zona Rosa: Roasted pumpkin seed, chile de arbol, roasted tomato, furiously whipped
- Jicama-mango slaw; jicama, mango, jalapeno, red onion, lime
Entrée (Choose One):
- TACOS!!! Any two tacos (choices below), traditional Mexican rice, pinto beans;
Chayote, Squash & Pumpkin: Chayote, butternut winter squash, pumpkin, bell peppers, roasted corn, queso cotija, zona rosa
Chorizo: Spicy adobo Mexican pork sausage & potatoes. A definite chile kick!
Mixed Mushroom: Porcini, portabella, shiitake, & button, toasted pine nuts, grilled onions, & queso cotija, in chile ancho sauce
Barbacoa: Braised beef with guajillo chile, cinnamon, spices
- Tamales de Pavo en Mole; Oaxacan style turkey tamales in mole guajillo, Gf
- Bolillo Burger; Fresh ground sirloin, avocado, raw jalapeño, queso Oaxaca, tomato, lettuce, & chipotle spread on a bolillo bun.
- Pozole Rojo; Traditional Mexican soup made with red chiles, pork, and hominy. Served with radish, shredded cabbage, cilantro, oregano & lime,tTostada on side, Gf
Dessert (Choose One):
- Calavera Cookies (Sugar Skull); Vt
- Pumpkin Flan; Vt
- Chili Chocolate Flourless Cake; Gf, V, Vf, Df