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PICK-UP DINNER: Tamales! by Erika Araujo

March 18, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

NEW! Pre-order for pickup at the bottom of the page!

Tamales are an essential and ancient, pre-Columbian Mexican dish – soft cornmeal dough (masa) stuffed with a flavourful filling, wrapped in corn husks or banana leaves and steamed. Portable and self-contained, tamales are a popular street food with countless variations found all across Mexico.

Totopos & Pico de Gallo $4
Crispy fried tortilla chips made from artisanally grown & milled local corn by Maizal, served with a fresh tomato salsa.

Sopa Azteca $6
A rich and hearty soup full of red tomato and beans, with chunks of creamy feta cheese and crisp tortilla strips. Garnished with sour cream and smoked pasilla pepper.

Tamales  3 for $12
Choice of Chicken tamales with salsa verde, Chicken tamales with mole sauce, Vegetarian tamale of cheese, peppers and red salsa, or Combo plate (one of each).

Frozen Tamales 6 for $20
Tamales freeze beautifully, and warm up perfectly in the microwave or steamer. The perfect, wholesome, quick & easy anytime snack.

Tamale Dulce  $3
Sweet tamale with raisins

Mexican Hot Chocolate (Champurrado)  $3
A hot, creamy beverage made with toasted corn flour, raw piloncillo sugar, Mexican chocolate and spices

Prix Fixe Menu $23
Soup + 3 Tamales + Dessert Tamale + Hot Chocolate

Erika Araujo is a trained nurse in Mexico who found her passion for Gastronomy once she migrated to Canada. She completed the Culinary program at Humber College, and since then she has been tirelessly promoting Mexican culture and cuisine through her brand Ixiim, at workshops and culinary events like TacoFest, Soupalicious and the PanAm Games.

Every Wednesday The Depanneur is an ‘open mic’ night for culinary talent in TO, where we invite guest cooks, amateur or professional, to come and make their favourite dishes.

Learn more about our Drop-In Dinners

Online Orders will be accepted until 5pm Wed

Orders are for pick up only; please indicate your estimated pick up time in the order notes at checkout.



March 18, 2020
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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