Six by Nico restaurant have announced their next menu theme will be a contemporary take on Mexican food and drink. Inspired by the country’s culinary culture ‘Mexico’ aims to transport diners from the hazy cactus deserts of Tijuana to the vibrant, bustling streets of Mexico City with each course.
This six-course tasting menu, rich in colour and flavour combines elements of both contemporary Mexican street food and ancient culinary classics.
The restaurant concept that creates a new menu every six weeks has gone through a number of themes since opening their first restaurant site in Glasgow’s Finnieston area last year, from Childhood to New York and Disney.
The new six course tasting menu includes CHICKEN THIGH TACO – Guacamole, Strawberry Salsa, Whipped Creme Fraiche; NACHOS – Heritage Tomato, Housemade Queso Fresco, Avocado Gazpacho; ELOTE – Sweetcorn Risotto, Green Chorizo, Pickled Red Peppers; SEA BASS CHILPACHOLE MIXTO – Mussel Escabeche, Crab Mole, Sikil Pak, Orange and PORK CHEEK BARBACOA – Refried Beans, Tomatillo, Rainbow Chard, Crackling.
And it wouldn’t be Mexico without a taco. Fiesta goers will love the sixth dish on the menu that offers a latin twist on the dessert with a CHOCOLATE TACO – Tonka Bean Ganache, Banana Ice Cream, Chipotle & Banana Caramel.
Chef Nico Simeone said: “I think our Mexico themed tasting menu gives guests the opportunity to try different colours, textures and flavours that they may not have discovered before. Mexican food is fantastic with a lot of flair, colours and we aim to offer a diverse and delicious range of dishes that bring the culture and history of the country all together in one bite.”
Diners can book a table now for Mexico. Open from midday, Tuesday through to Sunday, each six-course menu will be available from noon to night. The menu will be priced from £28 per person in Glasgow and Edinburgh with the option to enjoy an expertly selected wine and specialist drinks pairing for an additional £25 at each restaurant. As ever, there is a vegetarian alternative available for every course, as well as snack sides.
Nico added: “We want to bring to life our interpretations of contemporary Mexican cooking. People these days are much more familiar with Mexican dishes. Al pastor, quesadillas, mole, carnitas, barbacoa, chipotle and taco are all part of our culinary vocabulary now and Six by Nico are excited to introduce our guests to some thrilling Mexican inspired dishes”.
Mexico will run from Tuesday 26th June until Sunday August 6th 2018
6 course tasting menu – £28
Wine Pairing – £25
Serving from Tuesday 26th June to Sunday 5th August
CHICKEN THIGH TACO
Guacamole, Strawberry Salsa, Whipped Creme Fraiche
Heritage Tomato, Housemade Queso Fresco, Avocado Gazpacho
Sweetcorn Risotto, Green Chorizo, Pickled Red Peppers
SEA BASS CHILPACHOLE MIXTO
Mussel Escabeche, Crab Mole, Sikil Pak, Orange
PORK CHEEK BARBACOA
Refried Beans, Tomatillo, Rainbow Chard, Crackling
Tonka Bean Ganache, Banana Ice Cream, Chipotle & Banana Caramel