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


Newport Beach, January 2010 & SOL Cocina – Newport Beach 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:

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)

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

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

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

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:

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

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 CUCARACHAS’ & six whole shrimp in the shell to peel & eat, pan-roasted with garlic, cotixa, lemon & chiles de arbol ~ $5

COCKTEL DE MARISCOS & cooked shrimp, scallops, calamari & octopus, pico de gallo, chile, cucumber, spicy tomato-lime sauce & diced avocado ~ $6

For more information, call 949.675.9800

Full menus can be found online:

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