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Flavors of Yucatán with Chef Amado Lopez of Casa Amado Taqueria

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frame presents Flavors of Yucatán with Chef Amado Lopez of Casa Amado Taqueria at the patio @ frame and frame @ home
Just in time to welcome August, Chef Amado Lopez is throwing it back; old-school- style with traditional Flavors of Yucatán for his last epic menu, August 6th – August 9th. Feel the love with us outside on the patio@frame or choose to have your dinners prepared and neatly packaged for frame@home under the direction of Chef Amado. Plan on crunchy jicama salad with creamy pumpkin mint sauce, ceviche del dia, La Tierra Cochinita Pibil, bottles of energetic white wines with bright minerality, patio buckets and lemongrass margaritas by the pitcher. If you haven’t gotten out much this summer due to the obvious, we suggest spending an evening with this charismatic, super-talented chef that began his culinary career in Charlie Trotter’s kitchen in Chicago. One bite and you’ll quickly see why Trotter immediately recognized Amado’s genius and sent him to the CIA on a full scholarship from the Charlie Trotter Foundation. From here, it was training under Chef Shawn McClain at his restaurants Spring, Green Zebra, and Custom House. And getting closer to his true epicurean Mexican passion, it was five years side by side with Chef Rick Bayless, where he traveled to Mexico on culinary tours with Bayless, worked at Topolobampo, developed recipes and opened Xoco. Which then led to helming his own taqueria, Habanero, in the financial district of downtown Chicago. We’re obviously over the moon that he’s spending a few weeks with us, here at frame. Please know that with our ever-continuous changing climate, you can always exchange your tickets for frame @ home, on the day of your scheduled Yucatán experience. Our house or yours, where ever you are more comfortable. Either way: please don’t miss this week’s red-chile chocolate cake with avocado buttercream. Seriously. There is nothing not to like here.

Menu #3 Flavors of Yucatán Thursday, August 6th Friday, August 7th Saturday, August 8th Sunday, August 9th

{  1st  } Chips with Guacamole & Salsas Homemade Tortillas Chips Mashed Avocados, Cilantro, Lime, Green Chile Roasted Tomatillo Salsa Chipotle-Arbol Salsa

 {  2nd  } Crunchy Jicama Salad Creamy Pumpkin Mint Sauce, Watermelon, Oranges, Lime, Honey, Sunflower Seeds

{  3rd  } El Mar Ceviche del Dia Ahi Tuna, Avocado, Coconut, Cucumber, Radish, Jalapeno

{  4th  } La Tierra Cochinita Pibil Achiote Marinated Pork, Pickled Red Onions, Black Beans Habanero Salsa, Tortillas

{  the finale  } Los Dulces Chocolate Red-Chile Chocolate Cake with Avocado Buttercream

++ Vegetarian Option available at Checkout ++ ++   Chef is requesting No Dietary Changes to his Menus  ++


OPTION #1 (the patio @ frame) $50 per person + tax and service fee Week and Menu 3 – Flavors of Yucatán Aug 6th, Thursday – 5:30pm & 8:00pm Aug 7th, Friday –  5:30pm & 8:00pm Aug 8th, Saturday – 5:30pm & 8:00pm Aug 9th, Sunday-  5:30pm & 8:00pm Included: A Flavors of Yucatán Experience by Chef Amado Lopez…with an approach to Mexican food that is next level. Additional: Cocktail Carafes, bottles of wine, patio buckets of beer, and a curated a-la-carte cocktail menu by frame’s cocktail guru, Jazmine Weaver, and Beverage Director, Bryan Lamorena. Classic Margarita by the Carafe Lemongrass Margarita by the Carafe Housemade Honeydew and Cucumber Agua Fresca Carafe non-alcoholic
OPTION #2 (frame @ home) Menu 3 – Flavors of Yucatán $50 per person – Pick-up each evening at 7:30pm Included: Flavors of Yucatán prepared by Chef Amado Lopez for a frame @ home experience Additional: Flavors of Yucatán Retail Wine and Beer Buckets ( Victoria Mexican Lager, Negra Modelo, and Modelo) for frame @ home by Resident Sommelier, Bryan Lamorena. Flavors of Yucatán Cocktail Kits for frame @ home by cocktail guru, Jazmine Weaver

Week # 3 Cocktail Kits To Go includes house-made Aqua Fresca and two frame mixers 

8 oz. Housemade Classica Margarita Mix 8 oz. Housemade Lemongrass Margarita Mix 8oz. Housemade Honeydew and Cucumber Agua Fresca


Rain Date Options: In the chance Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate on the evening of your frame tickets, we will have socially distanced indoor frame seating or you can opt for Chef Amado to prepare your dinners to go-to; to enjoy frame @ home. Pre-Covid canceled frame tickets: If you have a frame credit that you would like to use for this experience please email us here and we will happily honor your credit. We greatly appreciate your patience and understanding as we re-schedule with each chef and maker during these tricky times. Covid Protocols at frame Please know that our response plan includes every measure of the protocol on workplace infection-control practice and health and safety training for both dine-in and carry out. Masks are required when entering frame and walking around the building but can be taken off once seated. Private Fiestas on the patio @ frame the patio @ frame is available for private buyouts!  We’d be honored to host your summer fiesta, as we assume by now….you’re all sick of all of cooking and cleaning. Please reach out to us HERE
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