APPETIZERS

 

SHRIMP CEVICHE

Black beans, habanero, coconut milk, key lime, cilantro

 

EMBUTIDOS

Cured meats from Spain: lomo, serrano, chorizo

 

PAN ROASTED BLACK MUSSELS

CTO, garlic, sour orange/soy pan sauce

 

MARINATED OLIVES

House citrus and spice blend

 

CRAB CAKES 

Blue crab, Old Bay, avocado-cilantro pesto, red pepper sofrito, roasted corn salsa

 

MARINATED CHEESE 

Spanish cheese, olive oil, fresh herbs and black pepper

 

MARIQUITAS PLANTAIN CHIPS

Black bean salsa

 

CROQUETAS

Crispy potato fritters with aged Spanish cheese, pimenton, chives, tamarind-smoked jalapeño BBQ sauce

 

EMPANADAS 

Shredded picadillo pork, roasted chilis, pepper jack, coconut-jalapeno sauce

 

SOUPS & SALADS

 

BLACK BEAN SOUP 

Vegetarian bean soup, chopped Spanish onion

 

GRAYCLIFF CHOWDER

Shrimp and crab, slow cooked in an habanero infused roasted vegetable puree

 

PAN SEARED SALMON SALAD 

Mixed greens, asparagus, red onion escabeche, aged sherry vinegar

 

CHOPPED ROMAINE SALAD

Aged manchego cheese, crisped yuca, pimenton, chili-ginger dressing

 

ENSALADA de YESICA 

Mixed greens tossed with roasted corn and peppers, black beans, carrots, radish, citrus-cumin vinaigrette

 

PALMITOS SALAD 

Hearts of palm, frisee, avocado, ruby red grapefruit, sugar cane walnuts, lime vinaigrette

 

PLANTAIN CRUSTED GOAT CHEESE SALAD 

Baby spinach, pepitas, sherry vinaigrette

 

SANDWICHES

 

CUBAN CHEESESTEAK 

Pan seared tri tip, piquillo peppers, sofrito sauce, carmelized onions, pepper spiced cheese, torpedo roll

 

CHICHARRONES de POLLO

Crispy chicken sandwich, fresh Napa slaw, spicy MHS aioli, toasted brioche bun

CUBANO SANDWICH

Roasted pork, ham, Swiss cheese, dill pickle on grilled sweet baguette

 

AJIACO SALMON SANDWICH 

Spice-dusted/seared salmon, lemon aioli, Napa slaw, toasted brioche bun

 

BLACK BEAN BURGER 

Vegetarian house-made black bean cake, grilled red onions, avocado, pepper spiced cheese, toasted brioche bun

 

PULLED PORK SANDWICH 

Spicy roasted pork shoulder, guava BBQ sauce, pickled jalapeños & red onions

 

ENTRÉES

 

ARROZ con POLLO 

Cuban-style braised chicken, platanos maduros, yellow rice

 

ROPA VIEJA 

Shredded skirt steak, chilis, peppers, maduros, moros y cristianos, sofrito sauce

 

MASITAS

Spicy roasted pork shoulder, white rice, black beans, pickled red onions

 

TORTILLAS con PESCADO 

Pan seared fish, pineapple-jalapeno salsa, red cabbage slaw, moros, avocado-cilantro pesto

 

BISTEC DE PALOMILLA 

Marinated and grilled skirt steak, moros y cristianos, platanos maduros

 

FIDEOS con CAMARONES 

Thin pasta, sauteed shrimp, avocado, asparagus, manchego, jalapeño-shellfish butter sauce

 

SIDES

 

MADUROS (sweet plantains) 

 

GRILLED ASPARAGUS 

 

FRIED YUCA 

 

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