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Vida Cantina is a modern Mexican restaurant using the best local, seasonal and organic ingredients. Vida is a vibrant gathering place where everyone can enjoy life with soulful food and imaginative cocktails in an unpretentious and relaxed environment. We are a fresh take on made to order Mexican inspired cuisine.

At Vida Cantina, making friends with our neighbors is a priority for us. Check back regularly to see our ever-growing list of producers!

Spring 2014 Restaurant Week Dinner Menu $29.95

Spring 2014 Restaurant Week Dinner Menu

April 3rd - 12th

Appetizers

Gazpacho Verde

jalapeño - lime sorbet, cilantro oil

or

Local Greens

grilled scallion vinaigrette, asparagus, pepitas, queso de casa

or

Shrimp Ceviche Tostada

crispy tortilla, black beans, avocado, micro cilantro

or

Chicken Taquitos

pea shoots, pickled chilies, cascabel mango sauce

Platos

Seared Local Monkfish

grilled asparagus, red chili sausage, pepita rojo sauce

or

Spring Lamb Pibil

banana leaf roasted, heirloom beans, achiote rajas

or

Painted Hills Farm Bavette Steak

blue cornbread skillet, sautéed farm greens

or

Spinach Tamales

Lovers Brook Farm succotash, English peas, red pepper chutney

Dessert

Scoop Flight

choice of 3 house scoops

or

Chocolate Sopapilla

peanut butter ice cream, candied bacon, chocolate sauce

or

Strawberry Flan

citrus tuile, honey whipped farmers cheese, agave crema

Spring 2014 Restaurant Week Lunch Menu $16.95

Spring 2014 Restaurant Week Lunch Menu

April 3rd - 12th

Appetizers

Gazpacho Verde

jalapeño - lime sorbet, cilantro oil

or

Local Greens

grilled scallion vinaigrette, asparagus, pepitas, queso de casa

or

Shrimp Ceviche Tostada

crispy tortilla, black beans, avocado, micro cilantro

or

Chicken Taquitos

pea shoots, pickled chilies, cascabel mango sauce

Platos

Duck Confit Enchiladas

red or green chili sauce, Oaxacan cheese, rice and beans

or

Choice of 2 Tacos

served with rice and beans

Pollo / Carne Asada / Carnitas / Shrimp / Local Catch /

Pork Belly / Fried Avocado

or

Lamb Barbacoa Sope

crispy fried masa, grilled Swiss chard

or

Spinach Tamales

Lovers Brook Farm succotash, English peas, red pepper chutney

Dessert

Scoop Flight

choice of 3 house scoops

or

Chocolate Sopapilla

peanut butter ice cream, candied bacon, chocolate sauce

or

Strawberry Flan

citrus tuile, honey whipped farmers cheese, agave crema

Vida Caters!

Catering Menu 2014

Chips with Salsas:

  • Pequeño (approx. 10 people) ($24)
  • Grande (approx. 20 people) ($40)
    • Corn tortilla chips
    • Salsa Fresca
    • Salsa Verde
    • Mango Habanero Salsa
    • Guacamole: Made-to-order – avocados, cilantro, lime, serrano chilies, onions, garlic

Enchilada Spread:

  • Pequeño (approx. 10 people) ($100)
  • Grande (approx. 20 people) ($190)
    • Choice of Slow Roasted Chicken, Smoked Beef
    • Brisket, Roasted Seasonal Vegetables –wrapped in corn tortillas and baked with Oaxacan queso
    • Served with Achiote Rice and Black Beans, Red and Green Sauce, Crema, Salsa Fresca

Taco Bar:

  • Pequeño (approx. 10 people) ($60) –
  • Grande (approx. 20 people) ($110)-
    • Choice of Seared Chicken, Green Chili Braised Pork or Carne Asada (grilled steak)
    • Served with Achiote Rice and Black Beans All of the trimmings:
      •  Salsa Fresca
      •  Lime Crema
      •  Queso Fresco
      •  Jicama Slaw
      •  Cilantro

Kale Salad:

  • Pequeño (approx. 10 people) ($28)
  • Grande (approx. 20 people) ($50)
    • Shaved Farm Kale Salad with masa croutons, cotija cheese, red pepper chutney

Add Protein to Kale Salad:

  • Grilled Chicken Breast $4 per person
  • Carne Asada (grilled steak) $6 per person

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