La Casona in Hartford's South End specializes in the elegant and exotic cuisines of Latin and South America. Taste of Hartford menu:
Appetizer, choice of:
Patacón Casona: Shredded beef, chicken strips or shrimp served over large, crispy plantains.
Empanadas Colombianas: Tasty Colombian deep-fried patties filled with vegetable. Your choice of beef, chicken or spinach and cheese..
Ensalada de Espinacas: Baby spinach, crispy onion, Latin cheese, almonds, apples edges dressing with strawberry vinaigrette.
Entrée, choice of:
Paella: Valencian-style paella consisting of saffron rice, seafood, chicken and chorizo.
Pollo Tropical: Chicken breast and portabella mushrooms, with cherry reduction sauce over mashed sweet potatoes and plantains and mixed vegetables.
Churrasco Argentino: Argentinian-style rib eye steak served with mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables and mushroom and chimichurri sauces.
Filete de Salmon: Grilled with garlic, white wine, peppers and seafood cream sauce.
Dessert, choice of:
Peach flavored caramel flan
Chocolate torte layered with chocolate mousse and topped with crème fraiche