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
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Eating the African Diaspora Mon, 01.12.2015
 
 
Downtown Italian Wed, 01.14.2015
 
Pioneers and Legends Thu, 01.15.2015
 
Life in the Big Easy Fri, 01.16.2015
 
 
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NYC Tue, 01.20.2015
 
Enlightened Eaters Wed, 01.21.2015
 
 
The New Classic Thu, 01.22.2015
 
Maui, HI Fri, 01.23.2015
 
The Craft of Charcuterie Fri, 01.23.2015
 
Maui, HI Fri, 01.23.2015
 
Taste of the New South Sat, 01.24.2015
 
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The Butcher and the Chef Mon, 01.26.2015
 
New York Meets Copenhagen Tue, 01.27.2015
 
Beard on Books Wed, 01.28.2015
 
D.C. Women Chefs Rock Wed, 01.28.2015
 
Philly Star Thu, 01.29.2015
 
Smoke and Mirrors Fri, 01.30.2015
 
Jacksonville, FL Sat, 01.31.2015
 
JBF Kitchen Cam