a toast which means “to your health” & “the deal is done”
We offer unlimited Natura filtered water for the table: Still $1 or Sparkling $2
We care about your experience at t’afia; if you are unsatisfied with anything during your time with us,
please ask to speak to our manager, Tino, immediately so he can take care of you.
LOCAL MARKET TASTING MENU
items on the menu may be combined, with the dessert below, for a 5-course local market tasting menu for $45
add a texas wine with each course (3 oz pour) for an additional $20
pumpkin cheesecake, bourbon cream 8.
herb & salt-roasted nuts 4.
organic edamame, gomaishio 5. chickpea fries, red curry ketchup 7.
castelvetrano olives 5. sashimi tempura nori roll, orange chili sauce 9.
white anchovies, roasted red bell peppers
cleveland goat cheese, meyer lemon & caper berries 8.
marmalade 8. medjool dates stuffed with chorizo,
wrapped in bacon 3. ea
mixed lettuces, garlic goat sandwich, pickled radish,
cauliflower & smoked shiitake soup 8. hazelnuts, sherry walnut vinaigrette 8.
red potato soup with napa cabbage 7. beets & baby frisee, cambazola, candied walnuts, orange
shrimp bisque 7.
endive & cremini mushroom, bleu cheese, spicy pecans,
spicy ribs, warm greens 8. white balsamic-white truffle vinaigrette 9.
real ale brown ale-battered creminis, portobello stew, cashew & walnut croquettes 14.
soy ginger sauce 7.
mediterranean bowl: hummous, red pepper puree & baba
avocado “sashimi,” almond sambal 8. ghanoush with lavender-black pepper pizzette 12.
turkey chili with the works 10. fra‟mani salami nostrano, accompaniments 9.
jolie vue veal cutlet, yellow corn grits, blue cheese honey sauce 25.
chermoula scallops, bulghur, lemon sauce 23.
pistachio-crusted wild salmon, warm greens, mandarin sauce 23.
crisp flat buddy‟s chicken, milled potatoes, salsa verde 20.
balsamic caramel beef cubes, peppers & onions, sticky rice, shaved coconut 20.
the burger: ribeye & sirloin patty, cheddar cheese,
lavender-black pepper pizzette, lemon aioli, shoestring potatoes 15.
market chopped salad: a big salad with lots of local vegetables,
baby garbanzos & artisan salami 14.
proteins + sides 7. + sauces
charred creminis with marinated tofu 15. beets with saba & candied walnuts blossom butter
ancho chili-agave glazed chicken 16. swiss chard, roasted garlic & lemon herb aioli
grilled scallops 16. carrots with sundried tomatoes, lemon butter
sorghum-cured pork loin 16. pepperoncinis & celery lime-soy mignonette
wild salmon 20. milled kennebec potatoes dukkah
gulf shrimp & sausage brochettes 20. mac & cheese sweet-hot mustard
yellowfin tuna, miso-marinated 30. red potatoes, bacon, maple & nutmeg spicy aioli
beef filet 30. brussels sprouts gratin red russian dressing
spiced lamb chops/3 30. zucchini „linguini‟ mascarpone, lemon
dal with broccoli & dukkah
Chef Monica Pope‟s online, interactive cookbook, Eat Where Your Food Lives, now available!
Ask your server or purchase at www.ChefMonicaPope.com
EAT WHERE YOUR FOOD LIVES TM
20% service fee added to tables of 5 or more; no separate checks for parties of 5 or more
executive chef/owner: monica pope www.tafia.com 3701 travis – houston – tx – 77002 713-524-6922
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