PENN QTR: Cuba Libre Introduces New Summer Dishes and Seasonal Cocktails From Executive Chef Angel Roque
11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m., also affords guest the opportunity to experience numerous small plates with unlimited dining for $29 per person, excluding gratuity and tax. New menu items include the Huevo al Horno with poached egg, chorizo, smoked ham, asparagus and Creole tomato sauce; Chupe de Camarones, creamy shrimp and lobster bisque with peas, roasted boniato and lobster caviar salpicón; Pan con Jamón Slider with a fried egg, country ham, crisp bacon, cheddar and chipotle-onion marmalade, served with yuca fries; Tabla de Trucha with smoked trout salad, pickled cauliflower, radishes and okra, served with Cuban bread crisps; Brunch Paella with crispy boneless chicken thigh, chistorra sausage, kale, poached egg, saffron long grain rice, Serrano ham chips and roasted piquillo pepper salad; Crepa de Puerco with pulled leg of pork and queso añejo in an oven-roasted crepe with corn and truffle crema, rocoto pepper oil, and herb salad; Pollo y Waffle with crisp, fried boneless chicken thighs, quinoa waffle, mango salsa and dark rum-molasses syrup, as well as the Banana Quinoa Waffle with quinoa waffle, sliced bananas in rum syrup, whipped cream and chocolate shavings. A la carte brunch dishes range in price from $6.75 to $14.75, and can be enjoyed from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Monday through Friday, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For the perfect pairing, guests can enjoy new house-made cocktails inspired by the flavors of Cuba such as the Blanco Bay with Brinley Gold Shipwreck spiced rum, Tito’s handmade vodka, Kahlua and cream;the Second Street 75 with Macchu Pisco, simple syrup, lemon juice and sparkling wine. Two new rum flights are also available for guests and include the Tour of The Dark Side Of Rum, a tasting flight of dark rums for those that prefer flavors of molasses and cocoa with Cruzan Black Strap, Coruba Dark Rum and Ron Miel, and The Rum Classic, hand-curated to showcase the flavors and complexity developed through the art of aging with Bacardi Solera, Cuba Libre 15 Yr and Cuba Libre 21 Yr. Cocktails and rum flights range in price from $9.50 to $19.
Cuba Libre Restaurant & Run Bar is located at
801 9th Street, NW
***Photos by Cuba Libra Restaurant & Bar