Rosa Mexicano Blogger Menu Preview

April 25, 2012 By: Serena

I know, I’ve been a little MIA lately.  Do you miss me? ;)

Last week I was invited to sample the new and improved menu at Rosa Mexicano.   I’d been to Rosa Mexicano a few times before – they have awesome guacamole that they make tableside!  I could eat a whole bowl of that stuff. Their entrees were quite hearty – while delicious, you definitely were committing to the entree you chose.  I was happy to see that their new menu focuses more on tapas-style small plates – my favorite way to eat!

This particular event took place at Rosa Mexicano‘s Union Square location:

I was particularly fond of the hamachi ceviche, with diced yellowtail, bacon, serrano chile, arugula and truffle oil served in mini taco shells:

I mean – bacon and truffle oil; how could one go wrong?

Quite a spread was laid out for us – and more and more delectable delights were coming from the kitchen!

And of course, diligent blogger I am, I had to review the highlights of the new menu (over frozen pomegranate margaritas):

And Rosa Mexicano knew how to keep a gal happy – I loved the new dishes but I will always be a guac girl.  A huge bowl of freshly made guac waited for me, along with warm tortillas and a smorgasbord of chips!

These mini tacos were accompanied by shots (I just stuck with the tacos!) and featured spiced organic chicken, plantains, sweet peppers, chile de arbol, salsa and cream:

The plantains were an unexpected but welcome addition.

The ceviches were refreshing and perfect for the upcoming summer months.

Herbed fries complemented these small bites well, and provided a nice nibble between taco, ceviche and beverage breaks!

I really enjoyed the lighter tastes of this new menu, which encourages sharing and sampling of many different dishes – totally my style!  If you ever find yourself near a Rosa Mexicano, I would recommend popping in and checking out their spankin’ new offerings.

Rosa Mexicano
Multiple locations (I visited the Union Square location)
@RosaMeixcano

Has this post gotten you in the mood for Mexican? Stay tuned, I will be giving away bean dip, a margarita maker and margarita glasses in an upcoming post!

What’s your favorite Mexican dish? Mine is guacamole!

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10 Comments to “Rosa Mexicano Blogger Menu Preview”


  1. The ceviche tacos look amazing! My favorite Mexican dish is a plain old cheese quesadilla, with lots of salsa and guac!

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  2. Great photos! I love guac also but recently fell in love with fish tacos. I’ve heard of Rosa Mexica but now they have tapa style dishes makes it that more appealing.

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  3. Yum! Love Rosa Mexicana, it’s my favorite Mexican restaurant in NYC. How exciting that they have new menu items, they look delish!

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  4. Yum! I’ve been to Rosa here in DC and would love to stop in and sample their new dishes. I also have a huge weakness for guacamole!

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  5. Yumzo! I wouldn’t have thought to have a raw fish taco. Looks delish!

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  6. I have missed you!! It’s great to hear that there is a Mexican restaurant you like in NY. I get picky about my Mexican food since we have such good ones here.

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  7. 1. I miss you

    2. I miss mexican good

    3. Let’s eat Mexican when I get back :)

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  8. Jealous! That ceviche with bacon…I must have it!

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  9. Ooh, small plates? My favorite way to eat! Will definitely be heading to Rosa M’s soon. My favorite is ceviche, now that you mention it.

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  10. I fell in love with Mexican food, when I visited a friend in LA about 8 years ago. I also try to eat slow carb foods and the mexican dishes are very close to what I eat with the exceptions of the corn chips and the tortillas, but I eat them once in a while anyway :). It’s almost time for lunch here and your post already made me hungry ;)

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