505-254-9462 (ZINC) | Nob Hill | 3009 Central Ave. NE

Dinner

October 7, 2014
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We are happy to accommodate dietary restrictions, such as gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian and vegan, as much as possible. Please just speak with your server and we’re sure we can create a dish you’ll enjoy.The Zinc Tasting Menu is a $35 three course prix fixe option and a wonderful way to enjoy multiple courses of signature menu items.  Items noted with a solid dot are lite portions or slightly reduced than what you would receive normally.  Click here to view the tasting menu.

Appetizers
ONION SOUP GRATINÉE$8
Topped with a toasted baguette and melted layers of gruyere and fontina cheeses 
FRESH GRILLED NAAN & THREE SPREADS – $10
House made naan, hummus, green chile-cilantro pesto & roasted garlic goat cheese
STEAMED BLACK MUSSELS*$12 / $8 lite portion
Basil-chardonnay broth, julienne vegetables, grilled bread
CHARCUTERIE BOARD – $14
Four premium cured meats and chicken liver mousse. Accompanied by cornichon, celeriac remoulade, green olive tapenade & Sardinian flatbread
SMOKED TROUT AND POTATO PANCAKES$12 /  $9 lite portion
Crème fraîche and black truffle vinaigrette 
CRISPY DUCK CONFIT EGGROLLS $12 /  $8 lite portion
Served with peanut curry and chile-lime dipping sauces 
SEARED RARE AHI TUNA*$14 /  $10 lite portion
Tempura fried shoestring vegetables on a bed of avocado, tatsoi and sprouts; accompanied with a sesame-soy glaze and a spicy mustard sauce

Salads
SIMPLE MIXED GREEN SALAD$7 /  $5 lite portion
Matchstick cucumbers and teardrop tomatoes, champagne-shallot vinaigrette
THE CAESAR SALAD* $7.50 /  $6 lite portion
The classic, made with anchovies and plenty of garlic; buttery croutons, grated Grana Padano cheese 
BEEFSTEAK TOMATO & BLACKENED ONION SALAD – $9
Grilled crimini mushrooms, field greens, toasted pine nuts and Point Reyes blue cheese dressing

Entrees
CHICKEN PAILLARD PICCATA $22
Tender breast sautéed and served atop house made potato-leek fettuccine. Parma prosciutto wrapped asparagus & garden beets with lemon-caper pan sauce
MANHATTAN STEAK FRITES*$32
Char broiled ‘baseball-cut’ Black Angus strip loin aged in – house over 45 days. Plated with house made French fried potatoes, demi glace and maitre d’hôtel butter
IDAHO RUBY RED TROUT$23
Grilled and plated with sour cream red potatoes & Spanish chorizo, roasted mixed squash and tomatilla remesco
TORTILLA CRUSTED PORK FLATIRON & BBQ RIBS – $24
Sliced seared steak, fire braised St Louis ribs, wedge-cut fries, avocado & corn slaw, 1554 port bbq glaze and red chile jus
SLICED TENDERLOIN OF BEEF* $33 /  $25 lite portion
Slowly roasted on the exhibition rotisserie; served with Maytag blue cheese mashed potatoes, sautéed green beans, napped with a ruby port wine sauce 

SEASONAL FAVORITES
SUMMER CHOPPED SALAD $14 
Romaine, fresh corn, heirloom tomatoes, asparagus, olives and grapes. Tossed in parmesan-cracked pepper dressing and served on Bibb lettuce leaves with sprouted grain crackers and ricotta salata cheese.                                                                              …..With 5oz chilled chopped chicken or sautéed beef tips….add $5
SEARED FLANK STEAK AU POIVRE* – $23
Crusted with black peppercorns and seared in a cast iron pan; buttermilk mashed potatoes, fried mushrooms and onions, espagnole sauce
GRILLED LAMB STRIP LOIN*$27 /  $21 Lite portion
Accompanied by summer corn griddle cakes with three milk fromage blanc & tomato tapenade, farmer’s market vegetable mélange and demi-glace
ANGEL HAIR PASTA alla CAPRESE $15 / $12 Lite portion
Fresh peeled garden tomatoes, basil, mozzarella cheese and slivered garlic, tossed with extra virgin olive oil
CORVINA SEABASS & TEMPURA FRIED PATAGONIA PINK SHRIMP  – $27
Steamed rice noodles, baby bok choy, carrots & kimchi with lemongrass-browned butter dashi and ginger-plum wine dipping sauce

*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish
or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.


We serve complimentary Natura house filtered still water.
Natura filtered sparkling is available for $2.5.


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