There are few things as deliciously decadent and richly complex as a Mexican mole sauce; it’s coveted and passionately beloved around the world for good reason. And what’s naughtier than mezcal, tequila’s delinquent cousin from the wrong side of the tracks?
Get ready to find out.
Alma‘s next installment in its “Secrets of a Mexican Pantry” dinner series brings these two bad asses together for what promises to be one doozy of a night! Join us on Saturday, March 16 at 7pm for a glutenous five-course dinner that is sure to have you shaking your head in the morning but with a wicked little grin on your face, too.
Queso Oaxaca Black Bean Gordita avocado, fermented cilantro, yellow tomato pico de gallo and mole rojo
Paired with Ilegal Joven Mezcal
Artichokes asparagus, fava beans, Fresno chiles, masa, mole verde paper and mole verde
Paired with Ilegal Reposado Mezcal
Smoked Wagyu Beef Belly Sope nopales, chayote, queso fresco and mole chichilo
Paired with Ilegal Anejo Mezcal
Corn-Crusted Scallop mole Amarillo, hearts of palm, Meyer lemon, orange and hoja santa
Paired with Meyer lemon-cantaloupe agua fresca with black peppercorn
Colorado Lamb Shoulder Enchilada refried white beans, charred cucumber, queso cotija, spring escabeche, mole Coloradito
Paired with Ilegal Mezcal Joven
Confit Pork Cheek Tamale tamarind, plantain, reposado raisins, manchamanteles
Paired with Ilegal Mezcal Reposado
Chicken Oyster Taco fried chicken skin shell, potato, avocado, sesame, pickled onions, mole negro
Paired with Ilegal Mezcal Anejo and an Ilegal Mezcal flight
The best part? All this decadence is a mere $70 per person (plus tax and gratuity). Don’t wait—this party’s going to fill up fast. Call 404.968.9662 for reservations today! And let’s hope what happens at Alma, stays at Alma.
Can’t make it to the dinner? Don’t despair! Alma will be running a few of the dinner dishes as lunch specials the week prior.
Artichokes asparagus, fava beans, Fresno chiles, masa, mole Verde paper, mole Verde $10
Smoked Wagyu Beef Belly Sope nopales, chayote, queso fresco, mole chichilo, rice and beans $11
Corn-Crusted Scallop mole Amarillo, hearts of palm, Meyer lemon, orange, hoja santa $15
Confit Pork Cheek Tamale tamarind, plantain, reposado raisins, manchamanteles, rice and beans $9