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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Lima to London Wed, 07.01.2015
 
 
 
 
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Beard on Books Wed, 07.08.2015
 
French-Italian Summer Feast Wed, 07.08.2015
 
Flavors of Oaxaca Thu, 07.09.2015
 
 
 
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Bastille Day Fête Tue, 07.14.2015
 
Beard on Books Wed, 07.15.2015
 
Summer in Campania Wed, 07.15.2015
 
New York Meets Vienna Thu, 07.16.2015
 
 
Seattle Sat, 07.18.2015
 
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Summer Seafood Celebration Tue, 07.21.2015
 
New American Wed, 07.22.2015
 
Enlightened Eaters Wed, 07.22.2015
 
 
 
Chefs & Champagne® Sat, 07.25.2015
 
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Sophisticated Duet Tue, 07.28.2015
 
Beard’s Barbecue Joint Wed, 07.29.2015
 
Destination Costa Rica Thu, 07.30.2015
 
 
 
JBF Kitchen Cam