21 February, 2020, 09:28

Crisp Frog Legs, Dr. Pepper Pork Belly & More: Downtown Kitchen’s New Fall Menu

The global influences blend seamlessly with local ingredients such as Ben Forbes chorizo and Willcox apples.

DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails launched their fall menu update with influences from around the world.

The global influences blend seamlessly with local ingredients such as Ben Forbes chorizo and Willcox apples.

Here’s a peek at 13 of the new menu items.

DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails Fall Menu Highlights

Home On The Range cocktail at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails

Home On The Range cocktail at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Sonoran Chile + Squash Soup at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails

Sonoran Chile + Squash Soup at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Hibiscus Cured Hamachi Crudo at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Hibiscus Cured Hamachi Crudo at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails (Credit: Jackie Tran)

These Crisp Frog Legs Mojo de Ajo ($12) – are served on green chile cheddar masa with Spanish chorizo:

Crispy Frog Legs Mojo de Ajo at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails

Crispy Frog Legs Mojo de Ajo at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails (Credit: Jackie Tran)

And these Momofuku-inspired Dr. Pepper Pork Belly Mesquite Biscuits ($12)  are served on chayote bread with house made butter pickle slaw.

Dr. Pepper Pork Belly Mesquite Biscuits at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails

Dr. Pepper Pork Belly Mesquite Biscuits at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Brazilian Feijoada w/ Picanha Steak at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails

Brazilian Feijoada w/ Picanha Steak at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails (Credit: Jackie Tran)

This “Pan-Seared Salmon Swims into Autumn in Tucson” ($28) features chipotle molasses sweet potatoes, sauteed Willcox apples, cider sauce, and fall greens:

Pan-Seared Salmon Swims into Autumn in Tucson at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails

Pan-Seared Salmon Swims into Autumn in Tucson at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Prince Edward Island Mussel + Spaghetti at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails

Prince Edward Island Mussel + Spaghetti at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Grilled Snapper at Home in Asia at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails

Grilled Fish at Home in Asia at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Braised Lamb Shank + Chile Colorado Meet Three Sisters at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Braised Lamb Shank + Chile Colorado Meet Three Sisters at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails (Credit: Jackie Tran)

The Grilled Pork Chop with Red Chile Honey Baste ($25) – Native Seeds/SEARCH posole broth, pickled onions, and chayote can be cut with the side of your fork:

Grilled Pork Chop with Red Chile Honey Baste at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails

Grilled Pork Chop with Red Chile Honey Baste at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Warm Oaxacan Bread Pudding at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails

Warm Oaxacan Bread Pudding at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails (Credit: Jackie Tran)

DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails is located at 135 S. Sixth Ave. For more information, visit downtownkitchen.com.

Jackie is a food writer and photographer native to Tucson. He loves corgis and still thinks rickrolling is funny. If you'd like to stalk him, visit jackietran.com and his Instagram @jackie_tran_.

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