Gertrude's Seasonal Menu | Desert Botanical Garden

OPEN DAILY 8 A.M.|7 A.M. FOR MEMBERS WED. & SUN.

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Menu Subject to Change

Appetizers

Carrot & Beet Hummus | $13
V, GF
Garbanzo Hummus + Roasted Carrot-Turmeric & Red Beet-Ginger Purees + Pesto; Served With Raw Veggies And House-Made Tortilla Chips

Elote Fritters | $14
GF
Roasted Corn + Fermented Chilis + Cilantrolime Aioli + Cotija + Achiote

Fried Cauliflower & Shishito | $13
V, GF
Cauliflower + Shishito Peppers + Pickled Onion + Sesame Seeds + Scallion + Agave Sambal

Clams | $26
GF on request
Littleneck Clams + Shallot + Garlic + White Wine + Cream; Served With Bread

Fried Tofu | $13/$8
V, GF
Firm Tofu, Pressed + Achiote + Pipian Verde

Baked Brie & Chorizo | $19
GF on request
Brie Wheel + Chorizo + Corn-Nopales Relish;

Pork Rind Nachos | $16
GF
Pork Rinds + Cotija + Calabrian Chilis + Crema + Avocado + Hot Sauce

Salads and Such

Roasted Corn and Arugula Salad | $13/$8
V, GF
Arugula + Roasted Corn + Roasted Bells + Cotija + Creamy Cilantro Dressing + Achiote

Lentil Chop Bowl | $14
V, GF
Lentil Medley + Red Onion + Grape Tomato + Herbs + Achiote Roasted Sweet Potato + Sonoran Nopales + Crispy Garbanzo + Orangesumac Vinaigrette

Green Chili Corn Chowder | $13/$8
GF
Roasted Green Chilis & Corn + Heavy Cream + Bacon

Caesar Salad| $13/$8
GF on request
Romaine + Parmesan + House-Made Croutons + Grape Tomato + Traditional Caesar Dressing

Shaved Root Salad | $13/$7
V, GF
House Greens + Shaved Root Vegetables + Golden Raisin + Sunflower Seeds + Sunflower-Thai Spice Dressing

Bread Service | $9
V on request
Seasonal Celebration of the Flavors of Harvest; Served with Bread

Entrées

(available all day, Monday through Friday)

Roasted Corn Tamale | $28/$21
V on request, GF
Corn & Hemp Tamale Served With Calabacitas & Smashed Black Beans+ Poblano Cream + Cotija + Crispy Tortilla Strips

Tortellini | $24
Cheese-Filled Tortellini + Italian Sausage + Crimini Mushroom + Roasted Bell Pepper + Tomato Cream Sauce + Parmesan

Gertie Burger | $20
8Oz **Patty + Swiss + Mushroom Duxelles + House Steak Sauce + Bun + Lettuce + Red Onion +Tomato; Served With Fingerling Potatoes And House-Made Pickles (Sub Gf Bun $3) (Sub Vegan Pattie $3)

Stir Fry Rice Noodles | $20
V, GF
Rice Noodles + Tamari + Garlic + Mushroom + Thai Basil + Bean Sprouts-Cabbage-Carrot Medley + Sriracha + Sesame Seed + Scallion

Seafood Enchilidas | $32
GF
Crab & Shrimp + Poblano + Onion + Chihuahua + Corn Tortilla + Crema + Lobster Enchilada Sauce; Served With Smashed Black Beans & Arroz Verde

Steak and Taters | $38
GF
**Ny Strip + Herbed Butter + Garlic Red Potatoes + Roasted Baby Carrots

Nightly Dinner Specials starting at 3:30pm

Bison Short Rib | $52
DF, GF
Braised Bison Short Rib + White Beans + Bone Gravy

Teriyaki Duck Breast | $35
DF on request, GF
Pan-Seared And Roasted **Duck Breast + Sticky Rice + Wasabi **Hollandaise+ Teriyaki Glaze + Kimchi Vinaigrette Sautéed Brussels Sprouts

Shrimp & Scallops | $41
GF
Jumbo **Shrimp + Pan-Seared **Scallops Served On Moroccan-Spiced Rice + **Choron + Roasted Asparagus

SIDES and ADD-ONS

5 oz Sauteed or Chilled Shrimp | $10
Roasted or Chilled Veggies | $8 
5 oz Chilled Chicken, sliced | $10
5 oz Grilled Steak, sliced | $11
4 pc Fried Tofu | $8

 

GF: Gluten Free

V: Vegan

V: Vegetarian

DF: Dairy Free

Hause Restaurant Group, owned by Alan and Chantal Hause, is the privileged operator of this noteworthy restaurant, located just inside the Desert Botanical Garden. 


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