MXDC Cocina Mexicana, the modern Mexican restaurant by Celebrity Chef Todd English, invites you to take part in one of Mexico’s great traditions, The Day of the Dead.
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From October 31 through November 2, 2019, MXDC will offer $7 margaritas and three signature dishes, in addition to the restaurant’s a la carte menu.
Standout dishes not to be missed include the Ponzole, pork stew with radish, lettuce, avocado and hominy ($7); MXDC Empanadas: chicken with tomato, queso mix, onions and jalapeño and Veggie with zucchini, tomato, eggplant and queso mix, topped with guacamole, guajillo chile sauce, sour cream, lettuce and queso fresco ($15 for two) and the Mole de Pollo, braised chicken with chocolate mole, yellow rice, refried black beans and sesame seeds ($18).
What’s Really Special
Enjoy face painting and a photo booth to enliven the festivities on Thursday, October 31 and Friday, November 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 12 a.m.
For the perfect pairing, a variety of house and flavored margaritas will also be available for a discounted $7 each.
Highlights include the Margarita de Casa with Milagro silver tequila, MXDC cordial, agave and lime; Blackberry Cilantro Margarita with Milagro silver tequila, MXDC cordial, house blackberry-cilantro syrup and fresh lime; Mango Margarita with Milagro silver tequila, MXDC cordial, mango and lime; Habanero Margarita with Tanteo habanero tequila, MXDC cordial, jalapeño, agave and lime; Margarita de Pina with Milagro silver tequila, MXDC cordial, pineapple and lime and the Strawberry Margarita with Milagro silver tequila, MXDC cordial, strawberries and lime.