Hatch Chile Festival 2017

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August 18-20. Join us at Wheatberry Tavern to celebrate one of the great chile festivals of the year. The New Mexican green chile is like no other in the world. Indigenous to the Rio Grande Valley, Hatch, New Mexico is known not only for being the largest grower of this chile, but also for its annual two-day celebration. As summer winds down, the clean, crisp air is filled with the smell of chile roasting. We are flying Hatch, New Mexico chile in for our own three-day festival. Come in and enjoy the flavour of this amazing chile in a variety of delicious dishes.

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MENU ITEMS INCLUDE

DECONSTRUCTED ELOTES (ROASTED MEXICAN STREET CORN)
Wood roasted MI sweet corn with Cotija cheese cream, hatch chili aioli, cilantro & lime

SMOKED SALMON & JALAPENO QUESO FRESCO
Our cider brined, smoked Atlantic salmon served with whipped Goat cheese, Queso fresco & smoke jalapenos served with Joels’ Chili-onion boards

SMOKED PORK CARNITAS TACOS
Slow smoked pulled pork pan-seared crispy with a Garlic-Hatch chili mojo with guacamole, salsa verde, chipotle cream, queso fresco and corn tortillas

SMOKED DOUBLE PORK CHOP
Cider brined 14oz. double bone-in chop with a MI peach & Hatch chili chutney, chili corn mashed potatoes and garlic spinach

BLACKENED GULF SHRIMP GREEN CHILI CAESAR
Grilled baby romaine with a Hatch chili Caesar dressing, topped with ó pound blackened shrimp, Parmesan toasts and toasted chili pepitas

SMOKED CHICKEN ENCHILADAS
Slow smoked pulled chicken and Hatch chili corn tortilla enchiladas with Chihuahua cheese, green chili sauce, lime cream and Mexican rice

and many other delicious New Mexican dishes!