braised shoulder, dates, apricot, ras al hanout, served over couscous
pan-seared with herb butter, potato "mille feuille", winter vegetables, baby carrots, pearl onion, Bordelaise sauce
Flavors of Spain
Located in the heart of the Mediterranean, Spain is within the nucleus of Mediterranean cuisine. Spanish cuisine embodies the cooking traditions and practices of many cultures as they have settled there. Four times a year, we honor a region within the Mediterranean and invite you to explore with us. Earlier this year, we celebrated Sicily, the Maghreb Region and Greece. Today, we introduce you to Spain. "Pan, vino y carne, crían buena sangre" translates as "Bread, wine, and meat, make good blood" - Spanish Proverb
12 month Manchego D.O.P., Cana di Cabra, membrillo, toast
ZINO is a restaurant destination in the Downtown Berkeley neighborhood that showcases Mediterranean cuisines and entices you with its exotic promise. The artistically-designed interiors are refreshing, drawing on inspiration from the land and sea, creating a colorful social gathering place. ZINO weaves together flavors and fresh ingredients inspired by 22 Mediterranean cuisines, food-friendly wines and craft brews from around the Bay. Curated craft cocktails complement tasty mezze, dips and dishes served in beautiful Mediterranean-style tagines.