Taste of Mexico

Taste of Mexico

Thursday, August 11, 2016

6:00 p.m. – Exhibition Viewing
6:30 p.m. – Dinner, The Restaurant at Gilcrease

Members are invited to enjoy a special dinner inspired by the exhibitions West Mexico: Ritual and Identity and Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray on Thursday, August 11 at 6:30 p.m. This evening includes a prix fixe dinner prepared by Geoffrey van Glabbeek, chef at The Restaurant at Gilcrease.

The evening includes:

  • After-hours access to West Mexico: Ritual and Identity and Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray
  • Special four-course meal and optional drink pairings inspired by the exhibitions

Gilcrease Members: $50/person
Not-yet-Members: $70/person
(Tax and gratuity included)
Optional: Drink pairing for $20/person

Not a member? Join today! In addition to receiving member pricing for this special dinner, you can enjoy a full year of membership benefits including access to exhibition openings and other special dining events! And, members always receive priority registration for programs and events at Gilcrease Museum. Call 918-596-2780 to join.

Dinner seating is limited. Advance purchase is required for this all-inclusive evening. No refunds will be offered. To RSVP for the dinner, please contact Rachel Johnson by Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 918-596-2780.


Amuse – Colima
Ceviche de Pescado Ahumado
smoked red snapper ceviche served on a fried masa cake

Paired with:
cava with cactus fruit syrup

Salad – Nayarit
Empanadas de Camaron
shrimp turnover served over spring greens with huichol vinaigrette, grilled sugarcane and pineapple

Paired with:
La Tierra Misma
porfidio, diplomatico, suze, jalapeno tincture and demerara

Entrée – Jalisco
Lamb Birria
stewed Lamb in a spicy tomato broth served over coriander risotto

Paired with:
2013 Marcarini Nebbiolo Lasarin

Dessert – Michoacán
Tamales de Zarzamora
blackberry tamale served with Mango and red chili Sorbet

Paired with:
Que Bonita es la Vida
mango infused milagro silver, lime, cointreau and ancho reyes

Cocktails named for Frida Kahlo paintings and created by Liv Hewett of Hodges Bend.