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Tapas

This is a tapas menu I created for a new tapas bar in Ontario, Canada.

Tapas Menu

Salads

Chicken Salad “Fitness” - Grilled chicken breast, sliced pears, fresh strawberries, toasted sesame seeds tossed with our gourmet European mix and sesame-ginger Thai dressing. $11.50
Caesar Salad - Fresh crisp romaine, bacon bits and herb croutons tossed with our tangy homemade Caesar dressing. $7
Salade Nicoise - Spring mix, olives, cherry tomatoes, smoked salmon, capers, boiled egg and (optional) anchovies with red wine vinaigrette. $9
House Salad - A fine mix of fresh lettuces, dressed in balsamic vinaigrette and topped with cherry tomatoes and marinated feta cheese cubes. $7

Tapas

Smoked Salmon Rolls filled with dill Creme Fraiche and topped with fresh sprouts. $10
Satay of Chicken - Chicken breast strips on a stick, served with oriental peanut-butter sauce. $9
Pan-Seared Sea Scallops served on a bed of sauteed spinach and julienne peppers over a grilled Portobelo mushroom. $11
Cheese & Fruit Platter - Fontina cheese, Brie, Aged Cheddar, Smoked Jalapeno Havarti, Baby Gouda, Bread Sticks, Pistachio Nuts, Dried Apricots, Raisins and Fresh Grapes $15.95
Salmon & Sweet Potato Croquettes - Fried until crispy and golden and served with cucumber-dill sauce for dipping. $8.50
Chorizo With White Beans And Chickpeas sprinkled with smoked paprika.
Potato Skins $9 Available two ways, served with sour cream:
Classic - Smoked bacon, scallions, cheddar & mozzarella cheese.
Mediterranean - Artichoke, roasted red peppers, prosciutto, cheddar and mozzarella.
Coconut Shrimp - Four jumbo shrimp breaded in a special coconut breading and fried until golden and crispy. Served with oriental plum sauce. $8
Salmon Enchiladas - Two fresh crepes wrapped around diced salmon and baby spinach cooked in cream sauce and topped with melted Fontina cheese. $11
Thai Style Mussels - Fresh mussels sauteed with cilantro, fresh ginger and a medley of diced vegetables in a light Sauvignon Blanc wine sauce. $9.95
Chicken Quesadillas - Grilled chicken breast, sauteed bell peppers and scallions in a warm tortilla with cheddar and mozzarella cheese. $12
Escargot in Mushroom Cups baked with garlic butter sauce and topped with melted cheddar, mozzarella and asiago cheese. $7
Chicken Wings - One pound of wings fried until perfectly crispy and served with carrot and celery sticks and your choice of sauce, mild, medium or hot. $ 9.75
Camarones Al Ajillo - Fire grilled garlic shrimp served with our fresh summer salsa and rosemary. $8
Taco “Bambas” - Mushroom cups filled with taco beef and baked with sharp aged cheddar on top. Served with sour cream. $7
Chili Con Carne - made with lean ground beef, kidney beans and pearl onions, and topped with sharp aged cheddar cheese. $6.50
Three Cheese Garlic Bread - cheddar, mozzarella and Asiago cheese melted over a French baguette with garlic butter. $7
Tapas Combination $14 per person - 2 potato skins, 2 taco “Bambas”, 2 coconut shrimp and 3 chicken wings.

Daily Soup - please ask your server.

Featured Entrees

(All entrees are served with a choice of small house or caesar salad, or our daily soup)

Paella Valencia - shrimp, mussels, chicken, beef, chorizo sausage, mushrooms and sun-dried tomato all bind together by a delicate saffron rice. $24
Paella Pollo y Chorizo - A lighter version of the Paella Valencia loaded with chicken, chorizo, mushrooms and diced peppers. $22
Three Gourmet Mini Burgers - smoked havarti, bacon and chili, served with house salad and mango chutney.
Fillet Mignon - 6 oz. Tender beef fillet fire-grilled and topped with Herbs de Provence sauce. Served with Chef’s selection of vegetables and potatoes. $24
Caramelized Salmon Fillet Florentine on a bed of roasted red skin potatoes and wilted spinach. $19
Beef or Chicken Fajitas - A sizzling plate of tender beef or chicken sauteed with bell peppers and onions and served with flout tortillas, lettuce, aged cheddar, tomato, sour cream and salsa. $15
Grilled Steak - 10 oz. Ribeye steak grilled the way you like it and topped with Port wine demi-glace sauce. $27
Pollo “Costa Del Sol“ - Tender Chicken Breast sauteed with sliced pears and raisins in a lovely Vermouth sauce. $17
Multicolor Rotini Pasta with chorizo, wild mushrooms, bacon and bell peppers in a light white wine sauce with fresh parsley. $19

And, now this is how the tapas menu looks after I implemented some changes and added new items 2 months after opening (in 2008):

Salads

Chicken Salad “Fitness” - Grilled chicken breast, sliced pears, fresh strawberries and sesame seeds tossed with our gourmet European mix and sesame-ginger dressing. $12
Caesar Salad - Fresh crisp romaine, bacon bits and herb croutons tossed with our tangy homemade Caesar dressing. $8
Salade Nicoise - Spring mix, olives, cherry tomatoes, smoked salmon, capers, boiled egg and anchovies, with red wine vinaigrette. $9
House Salad - A fine mix of fresh greens, dressed in balsamic vinaigrette and topped with cherry tomatoes and marinated feta cubes. $8

Tapas

Mediterranean Bruschetta - fresh diced tomato, basil, capers and black olives, served in a crispy tortilla shell with Catalan toast. $9
Mini Pizzettas Caprese - two mini pizzettas with spinach, tomato and bocconcini cheese, served with a small salad and a drizzle of sweet balsamic reduction. $9
Spinach Dip - four-cheese spinach dip served with toasted pita points and cherry tomatoes. $8
Cajun Shrimp - Six black tiger shrimp, sauteed with diced tomatoes and peppers in our own Cajun sauce. Served with toasted garlic bread points for dipping. $10
Arancini Di Riso - Sicilian golden fried risotto rice balls with cheese served with roasted red pepper mayo and Caesar dressing for dipping. $9
Satay of Chicken - Grilled chicken breast strips on a stick, served with oriental peanut-butter sauce. $9
Pan-Seared Sea Scallops cooked with bacon bits and served on a bed of sautéed spinach and julienne peppers over a grilled Portabela mushroom. $12
Cheese & Fruit Platter - Fontina cheese, Brie, Aged Cheddar, Smoked Jalapeno Havarti, Baby Gouda, Bread Sticks, Raisins, Strawberries, Pineapple and Fresh Grapes. (The fresh fruit selection is based on availability and may change). $19
Croquettas De Jamon Cerrano - Potato and ham croquettes fried until golden and crispy and served with cucumber-dill sauce for dipping. $9
Potato Skins - Bacon, scallions, cheddar & mozzarella, served with sour cream. $9
Coconut Shrimp - Four jumbo shrimp breaded in a special coconut breading and fried until golden and crispy. Served with plum sauce. $8
Salmon Enchiladas - Two fresh crepes wrapped around diced salmon and baby spinach cooked in cream sauce and topped with melted Fontina cheese. $12
Thai Style Mussels - Fresh mussels sautéed with cilantro, fresh ginger and a medley of diced vegetables in a light white wine sauce. $10
Chicken Quesadillas - Grilled chicken breast, sautéed bell peppers and scallions in a warm tortilla with cheddar and mozzarella cheese. $12
Escargot in Mushroom Cups baked with garlic butter sauce and topped with melted mozzarella and Asiago cheeses. $8
Calamares A La Plancha - tender calamari pieces, dipped in our special marinade and flash-cooked over hot metal plate. $9
Mushrooms Florentine With Lobster - Mushroom cups filled with spinach, lobster meat and cream cheese, topped with mozzarella and baked with garlic butter. $9
Chili Supreme - crispy fried waffle potato topped with chili, diced tomato, cheddar and mozzarella cheese, and sour cream. $10
Three Cheese Garlic Bread - cheddar, mozzarella and Asiago cheese melted over a French baguette with garlic butter. $7
Chicken Wings - One pound of wings fried until crispy and served with carrot and celery sticks and your choice of sauce, mild, medium, hot or honey-garlic. $12
Tapas Combination Platter - An assortment of your favorite tapas, big enough to share. $26

Daily Soup - please ask your server.

Featured Entrees

(All entrees are served with a choice of small house or Caesar salad, or our daily soup)

Paella Valencia - shrimp, mussels, chicken, beef, chorizo sausage, mushrooms and sun-dried tomato all bind together by delicate saffron rice. $24
Paella Pollo y Chorizo - A lighter version of the Paella Valencia loaded with chicken, chorizo, mushrooms and diced peppers. $22
Three Gourmet Mini Burgers - smoked havarti, aged cheddar and bacon, topped with lettuce, mayo and ketchup, and served with house salad and mango chutney. $13
Filet Mignon - 6 oz. Tender veal fillet, fire-grilled and topped with Herbs de Provence sauce. Served with Chef’s selection of vegetables and potatoes. $24
Thai Glazed Salmon Fillet sprinkled with sesame seeds and served with Chef’s selection of potato and vegetables. $18
Beef or Chicken Fajitas - A sizzling plate of tender beef or chicken sautéed with bell peppers and onions and served with flout tortillas, lettuce, shredded cheese, diced tomato, sour cream and salsa. $16
Filete Del Portabella - 10 oz. Rib eye steak grilled the way you like it and topped with portabella demi-glace sauce. $26
Pollo “Costa Del Sol” - Tender chicken breast sautéed with pineapple and red peppers in a lovely Vermouth sauce. $18
Portugese Pasta - Multicolor rotini pasta with chorizo, mushrooms, bacon and bell peppers in a light white wine & sofrito sauce. $19
Tagliatelle Mariscos - delicate tagliatelle pasta, tossed with shrimp, scallops, mussels and smoked salmon in blush sauce. $21
Char-Grilled Burger - 8 oz. beef patty topped with lettuce, tomato, pickle, mayo and Dijon mustard and served with waffle-cut fries or a choice of soup or salad. $11

Executive Chef George Krumov

Chef George Krumov
About the author: George Krumov is a Red Seal certified chef with many years of culinary experience working around the world in Europe, the Middle East, the cruise line industry and North America. In the last decade he has headed the kitchens of several restaurants in Canada, and ran his own restaurant.

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