Tom Bard, Shannon Bard, and Sergio Ramos

Mexico Meets Maine

Shannon Bard

Zapoteca Restaurante Y Tequileria, Portland, ME; Mixteca Taqueria y Cantina, Durham, NH

Wine Director Tom Bard

Zapoteca Restaurante y Tequileria, Portland, ME; Mixteca Taqueria y Cantina, Durham, NH

Tequila Catador Sergio Ramos

Zapoteca Restaurante y Tequileria, Portland, ME; Mixteca Taqueria y Cantina, Durham, NH

An unlikely oasis of vibrant Mexican flavor in the hardy wilds of Maine, Zapoteca has won raves with its authentic cuisine that's mindfully sourced from local producers. Diners also love its unique beverage program, which features more than 100 premium tequilas.

 

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  • Hors d’Oeuvre

    • Corn, Poblano Pepper, and Linda Bean's Maine Lobster Bisque with Chile-Dusted Corn Silk
    • Red Chile Adobo–Glazed Rabbit Sopes with Smoky Walnut Mole and Maine Greenhouse Tomato Salsa
    • Banana Leaf–Steamed Corn Masa Tamales with Mushrooms, Black Truffles, Goat Cheese, and Mole Amarillo
    • Aguachile with Stonecypher Farm’s Beets, Caviar, and Garlic Crisps
    • Yucatan-Style Achiote–Orange Pork with Corn Masa Crêpe, Habanero–Achiote Sauce, Pickled Purple Carrots, and Jalapeño Escabèche
    • Zapoteca Signature Watermelon–Habanero Margaritas with Herradura Silver Tequila
    • Santa Digna Estelado Rosé NV
  • Dinner

    • Oaxacan Orange-Spiced Butternut Squash Soup
    • Rogo Estate-Bottled Godello 2012
    • Linda Bean's Maine Lobster, Scallop, and Mussel Chilpachole with Maine Oyster Broth Reduction
    • Licia Albariño 2011
    • Adobo-Glazed Duck Breast with Cranberry–Nut Mole
    • Bodegas Barco de Piedra Estate-Bottled Ribera del Duero 2010
    • Lamb Duo > Pepita-Crusted Rack of Lamb with Tomatillo–Agave Glaze and Barbacoa-Style Roasted Lamb Shoulder with Oaxacan Red Mole
    • Barón de Ley Rioja Reserva 2007
    • Ancho Chile–Spiced Devil's Food Cake with Piloncillo–Hazelnut Praline
    • Herradura Selección Suprema Extra Añejo 
      Tequila

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  • Mon, 01.27.2014
  • 7:00 PM
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  • Members $130 / General Public $170
  • 212.627.2308
 
 
 

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Cinco de Mayo Thu, 05.05.2016
 
 
Amelia Island, FL Sat, 05.07.2016
 
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Harlem EatUp! Mon, 05.09.2016
 
Foraged Mushroom Feast Tue, 05.10.2016
 
 
Columbus, OH Thu, 05.12.2016
 
Bedford Luxury Thu, 05.12.2016
 
 
New Rocky Mountain Cuisine Sat, 05.14.2016
 
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Raleigh, NC Sun, 05.15.2016
 
 
Historic Lakefront Elegance Tue, 05.17.2016
 
Beard on Books Wed, 05.18.2016
 
Washington, D.C. Wed, 05.18.2016
 
Escape to Maui Thu, 05.19.2016
 
 
 
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Japanese Joint Mon, 05.23.2016
 
Bistro Elegance Tue, 05.24.2016
 
A Night of Film and Food Wed, 05.25.2016
 
Bubbles at the Beach Wed, 05.25.2016
 
The Flavors of Canada Thu, 05.26.2016
 
 
 
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JBF Kitchen Cam