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
  • The Beard House map
  • Members $130 / General Public $170
  • 212.627.2308
 
 
 

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Vail, CO Fri, 04.01.2016
 
Taste of Tuscany Fri, 04.01.2016
 
 
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San Juan Sizzle Tue, 04.05.2016
 
Beard on Books Wed, 04.06.2016
 
NYC Wed, 04.06.2016
 
Palm Desert, CA Fri, 04.08.2016
 
French Flair Fri, 04.08.2016
 
Celebrate Harlem Sat, 04.09.2016
 
Orlando, FL Sat, 04.09.2016
 
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East Coast Revival Mon, 04.11.2016
 
Boston Tue, 04.12.2016
 
 
 
Virginia Spring Supper Thu, 04.14.2016
 
 
Taste of Charlotte Sat, 04.16.2016
 
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Small Towns, Big Flavors Mon, 04.18.2016
 
Beltane in the Berkshires Tue, 04.19.2016
 
Charleston, SC Wed, 04.20.2016
 
French Elegance Wed, 04.20.2016
 
 
Dayton, OR Sat, 04.23.2016
 
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Maine Farmhouse Supper Mon, 04.25.2016
 
 
 
Nashville Thu, 04.28.2016
 
Progressive Mexican Thu, 04.28.2016
 
 
 
JBF Kitchen Cam