Tarpy’s Roadhouse Offers New Menu Items and Expands Its Cocktail Program Beginning October 8th
MONTEREY, CA -- Tarpy’
Is your mouth watering yet?
Chef Michael’s new menu keeps the best of the past 20 years and adds new items to celebrate. He’s using lots of local purveyors and the bounty of Tarpy’s garden including fresh herbs, fruits, vegetables and edible flowers. from
- Grilled Maple Brined Berkshire Pork Chop with Dried Cherry Merlot Reduction over Onion Sage Stuffing
- Griddled Polenta with Mediterranean Vegetables & Roasted Portabella Mushroom in a Madeira Wine Reduction
- Grilled Porterhouse Steak (18 oz) over garlic Mashed Potatoes & garden vegetables with Cilantro Steak Butter
Chef Kimmel will also be rolling out new bar food and small plates to go with Tarpy’s new bar and cocktail program.
In addition to the Seasonal Cocktail program she’s started, Lilia Sosa, Tarpy's Bar Manager is busy creating new cocktails to go on the menu. A couple of the new libations include:
- Mexican Monk: Herradura Blanco with green chartreuse, agave, muddled pineapple and jalapeno.
- Cherub’s Cup: Nolets Gin with St Germain, lemon juice and strawberry Puree.
- Russian Spring: Russian Standard Platinum Vodka with agave, fresh lemon, thyme sprigs and muddled blue and blackberries.
Tarpy’s also offers house-infused Meyer Lemon Vodka and is using it in the Sweet Tart and Tarpy’s Lemon Drop.
Wine Down Wednesday Begin Wednesday, October 10th, 2012:
“Wine Down Wednesdays” showcases local vintners, wineries and their wines and offers Tarpy’s customers the chance to taste great wines and chat up a winery expert. Each week, the featured winery offers tastes of several of its wines. Tarpy’s offers those same wines at half-price By-The-Glass and by the bottle in addition to a discounted 3-course prix-fix menu complimenting the week’s featured wines. Guests will also have the chance to enter a monthly drawing for a dinner for two at Tarpy’s and a basket of wine! Wine-Down Wednesdays are free, open to the public and will begin October 10, 2012 and be every Wednesday, every week, 12 months a year!
Background on Tarpy’s Roadhouse:
Relax in the rustic elegance of this 1917 Roadhouse and enjoy a cornucopia of diverse tastes and feasts! Tarpy’
The welcoming dining room has a stylish, rustic decor. On sunny afternoons, patrons can relax under market umbrellas on the outdoor patio, sip margaritas, enjoy tasty libations and munch on Tarpy's delicious food. Come nightfall, the place fills with tourists and locals alike who pile in for a hefty plate of bourbon-molasses pork chops or Dijon-crusted lamb loin. Tarpy’s also has a wonderful selection of fresh fish, shellfish and vegetable dishes – but it’s the good ol' meat 'n' potato mainstays sizzling from the wood fired grill, such as prime steaks and wild game, that sell the best. Try the juicy meatloaf and garlic whipped potatoes!
In the mood for a tasty libation after dinner? Have one of our bartenders create a cocktail for you from our cocktail list which has cocktails using fresh herbs from our garden.
Set on five landscaped acres, the patios and extensive gardens provide a refreshing backdrop for any occasion. Tarpy’s Roadhouse has seven private and semi-private rooms available for banquets, meetings and celebrations. The full bar, award-winning wine list and knowledgeable professional service ensure a terrific dining experience. Reservations are recommended. Tarpy's also offers affordable full-service, off-site catering.