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Topolo’s Newest Menu: “Delicious Diversity” Treasures from Six Unexpected Mexican Destinations

We travel far and wide through Mexico’s diverse countryside to acquaint ourselves with incredible flavors, to bring those flavors home to Topolobampo. For this menu, we’re celebrating the specialties of lesser-known destinations.   Manzanilla in the tiny West Coast state of Colima is a destination for smoked tuna and marlin and for seafood cocktails and aguachiles.   People … Continue reading Topolo’s Newest Menu: “Delicious Diversity” Treasures from Six Unexpected Mexican Destinations

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Nixta Taqueria + Bar Sótano Collab Dinner

Friends of Bar Sótano! We are beyond excited to our next collab dinner featuring Chef Edgar Rico and crew from Nixta in Austin, Texas. A finalist for the James Beard Foundation’s “Emerging Chef” award, Chef Edgar is making big waves for his tiny taquería and the hype is real and deserved.  Like the Nixta crew, we have a deep … Continue reading Nixta Taqueria + Bar Sótano Collab Dinner

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Topolo’s New Tasting Menu: Hidden Flavors

What? No dairy or pork on this menu? No lime, cilantro, wheat flour or sugar? Before Spaniards arrived, the glorious cuisine of the Aztecs celebrated a host of ingredients different from those of the conquering Europeans. So! We lay before you a banquet of native New World flavors: from tomatoes, chiles, corn, beans, squash & … Continue reading Topolo’s New Tasting Menu: Hidden Flavors