Ilegal Mezcal Tasting Menu Now Available at La Calaca Feliz


Today through Sunday, March 3rd, La Calaca Feliz is offering a four-course tasting menu with mezcal pairings inspired by chef Lucio Palazzo’s recent visit to Oaxaca, Mexico.

The menu is $27 per person plus $18 for mezcal pairings.

Ilegal Mezcal Pairing Menu  

  Course 1: Garnachas con Asiento Y Chapulines – Tortillas, chicharron, crispy grasshoppers, queso cotija
Paired with Mezcal Mule

Course 2: Tlayuda de Pulpo – Oversized cripsy tortilla, octopus, black bean puree, avocado, squash 
Paired with Ilegal Joven Mezcal

Course 3: Mole Negro – Chicken simmered in Oaxacan black mole, plantain rice, tortillas
Paired with Ilegal Reposado Mezcal

Course 4:  Oaxacan Ice Creams

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  • Marianne

    “Illegal” is the brand name of the mezcal?

    • tsarstruck

      Yes, I think because he initially was bringing back mezcal to the States illegally (before he was selling it). It’s decent.