Pocket Brunch: Cinco de Mayo


The May edition of Pocket Brunch took place Sunday afternoon at Caswell Farm in Gray. Oaxacan guest chef Max Mejia and the Pocket Brunch crew put together an 8-course Cinco de Mayo backyard fair. As usual, the Bearded Lady and Tandem Coffee were providing cocktails and coffee for the event.

Here’s the menu:

  • Shrimp – pickled shrimp with Mexican cocktail sauce and crispy ramps
  • Ceviche – weakfish, tomato, jalepeno, cilantro and onion.
  • Sopes – sopes, pork belly, quesa seco and peanuts
  • Gazpacho – pineapple, mango, orange, jicama and habenero ice
  • Esquite – corn, lime mayo, cheese, fried corn silk
  • Chilaquiles – tortilla, chorizo, potato, sour cream, chile sauce and fried egg (shown below)
  • Carmes – a choice of chicken confit and mole sauce or pork country ribs and pumpkin seed sauce
  • Dessert – arroz con leche with blood orange sorbet and saffron salt

David Zwickerhill has published a set of photos from the event.



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