SOL Cocina Rings in 2010 with Saturday & Sunday Brunch & new daily Happy Hour

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Newport Beach, January 2010 – SOL Cocina welcomes 2010 with two new offerings:

Weekend Brunch (10 a.m. – 3 p.m. every Saturday & Sunday) and
Happy Hour (3 p.m. – 6 p.m. daily).

Executive Chef Deborah Schneider has created a special menu of Coastal Mexican cuisine to accompany each.

The Weekend Brunch menu (10 a.m. – 3 p.m. every Saturday & Sunday)
will feature innovative cocktails such as Chipotle Maria with Shrimp, a spicy Mary with Corralejo Blanco, a touch of smoky chipotle and lime, served with a skewer of shrimps, lemon, chile and tomato.

Brunch entrees include:

SOL CHILAQUILES VERDE
corn tortillas sauteed in medium-spicy tomatillo salsa with queso fresco, topped with huevos Mexicanos, crema, cotixa cheese, onions and cilantro (choice of meat available for addition)

HUEVOS MEXICANOS al GUSTO
eggs scrambled with nopales, tomato, onion, roasted chiles, cheese and choice of meat: double-smoked bacon, carne asada, kurobuta pork carnitas or house-made chorizo, served with black beans, pico de gallo and corn tortillas

BREAKFAST TORTA
garlic-toasted torta roll with bacon, huevos, cheese & refried black beans,
served open-faced, topped with avocado, pico de gallo, pickled jalalpenos, onions and cilantro

SOUFFLE CARLOTTA
rich & creamy bread pudding spiked with Grand Marnier & lemon zest, butter-sauteed and topped with mango, berries, vanilla whipped cream, drizzled with organic Partida agave syrup, toasted almonds and powdered sugar

CRAB & SHRIMP CAKES BENEDICTO
two crisp-fried crab and shrimp cakes seasoned with cilantro and chipotle, topped with poached eggs and served with chipotle-orange hollandaise sauce, bacon, avocado and refried black beans

The new Happy Hour menu (3 p.m. – 6 p.m. daily)
will include the following specially priced items:

BEBIDAS
sol house margarita ~ $5
any beer, imported or domestic ~ $3
any wine by the glass ~ $3 off
well drinks ~ $5
blanco tequila shots, selected labels ~ $6
tequila flights, selected labels ~ $10

ANTOJITOS
STREET TACOS ~ 2 for $4
CARNE ASADA – Meyer prime beef grilled with garlic & coarse salt
PORK CARNITAS – premium pork shoulder slow-roasted & shredded
LEMON-MEZCAL CHICKEN – grilled dark meat chicken with spicy lemon-mezcal sauce

NAKED GUACAMOLE – avocado, cilantro, lime, onion, serrano chile & tomato ~ $5

PANUCHOS – mini of ancho chile masa empanadas with roasted squash, queso fresco & cotixa cheeses ~ $5

SHRIMP TOSTADA – lemon-garlic shrimp on SOL tostada, with guacamole & tropical fruit salsa ~ $3

PAN-SEARED SHRIMP