Taste Of Mexico @ Hard Rock Cafe Kota Kinabalu


Hard Rock Cafe is heading south of the border for its latest menu innovation to offer a fiesta of fiery food! The international brand had turned things up a notch by paying homage to classic Mexican cuisine and cocktails with its signature flair as part of the new Taste of Mexico menu.

Sabahans and visitors/tourists in Kota Kinabalu are invited to indulge themselves in this fiesta of fiery food which is of course available at Hard Rock Cafe Kota Kinabalu. Yes, you read correctly, Hard Rock Café Kota Kinabalu is joining other Hard Rock Cafes worldwide in offering patrons its latest menu of fiery food.

The menu will be available only in the month of May and you guys better hurry up to taste that delicious Tacos and many more before it’s too late to do that!

As part of the Taste Of Mexico menu, Hard Rock developed a variety of new food and beverage options which will be available at each café. The menu includes tacos, quesadillas and vegetarian dishes, all of which incorporate traditional Mexican-inspired flavours.

The new menu offerings will also be paired with the Mezcal Cocktail Tour, a selection of adult drinks made with Mezcal from Mexico and served with a Hard Rock twist in one-of-a-kind vessels.

“Hard Rock Café’s guests expect bold flavours and unique dining options, which is why we wanted to embrace ethnic and flavour-forward cuisine as part of the Taste of Mexico,” said Senior Vice President of Franchise Café Development and Operations for Hard Rock International Antonio Bautista.“The addition of new menu items reflects the brand’s commitment to satisfying customers’ ever-evolving taste profiles and providing an authentic dining experience.”

The Taste of Mexico menu will feature fresh and cutting-edge dishes as shown in the images below.

HRC LTO TOM Starter Yucatan Shrimp ceviche (1)

Yucatan Style Shrimp Ceviche
Features steamed shrimp with lime, orange, avocado, cucumber, cilantro, tomatillos, habanero peppers and Serrano peppers served with yellow corn chips.

HRC LTO TOM Starter Crispy Shrimp (1)

Crispy Shrimp with Aji Amarillo Sauce
Features Panko breaded shrimp with fresh cheese, spicy pecans, cilantro and green onion with zesty yellow chili pepper sauce and feta cheese.

HRC LTO TOM Entree Grilled shrimp Mexican corn salad

Grilled Shrimp with Mexican Street Corn Salad
Features Achiote spiced shrimp over Spring mix with black beans, pico de gallo, avocado, jalaperios, roasted corn and tossed with a chili orange vinaigrette and drizzle of yellow chili pepper.

HRC LTO TOM Entree Chicken Tinga Tacos

Smoky Chicken Tinga Tacos
Features shredded chipotle chicken served with feta cheese, fresh cheese, avocado and yellow chili pepper sauce. Served with tomatillo salsa and spicy sauce.

HRC LTO TOM Street tacos assortment (1)

Assorted Mexican Street Tacos
Features a choice of Barbacoa, Southwest pulled chicken or Grilled spicy shrimp street-style tacos served in flour tortillas and topped with shredded lettuce, Parmesan cheese, pico de gallo, feta cheese, picante sauce and sour cream.

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Vegetarian Tacos
Features chipotle sweet potato, quinoa, pico de gallo and ricotta cheese (vegetarian). Served with tomatillo salsa, cojita cheese and sour cream.

The Taste of Mexico Menu will be perfectly paired with the Mezcal Cocktail Tour, which showcases adult drinks created with Mezcal, an agave-based distillate made through an ancient process over 500 years old. Featured cocktail offerings include:

HRC LTO TOM Cocktail Rocks Trouble maker

Features Jose Curvo Resposado mixed fresh Lime Juice, Chipotle Pineapple syrup and muddled jalapeno rings.

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Features Jose Curvo Resposado mixed with muddled cucumber, honey, mango puree, lime juice and topped with ginger beer. Served with candied ginger and cucumber twist.

HRC Cocktail Cocktail Rocks-Amigo

FeaturesJose Curvo Resposado mixed with Marcheilo Liquor, blueberry, orgeat, lime juice and garnished with cherries.

If you are in Kota Kinabalu, stop by at Hard Rock Cafe Kota Kinabalu to try out the latest Taste Of Mexico.

Hard Rock Cafe
Unit G-26/F-28
Oceanus Waterfront Mall
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens
88000 Kota Kinabalu
Sabah, Malaysia
Phone: +60 88 273 952

Website: http://www.hardrock.com/cafes/kota-kinabalu/
Facebook: Hard Rock Cafe Kota Kinabalu Sabah
Instagram: @hardrockcafekk


About Hard Rock Cafe Kota Kinabalu

Located at in the Oceanus Waterfront Mall at Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad Stephen in Kota Kinabalu, the new Hard Rock Cafe Kota Kinabalu will undoubtedly be a must-see for both visitors and locals. The new cafe also joins popular Hard Rock Cafes in Malaysia, including locations in Kuala Lumpur and Melaka. The 2-floor, 7,914-square-feet café includes indoor seating for 148, an upscale vibrant bar and an outdoor area that can accommodate 30 guests, a live entertainment space that will feature Kota Kinabalu’s unique local music scene, and a Rock Shop.

Memorabilia from Hard Rock’s iconic collection adorns the walls of Hard Rock Cafe Kota Kinabalu, including items from legendary and contemporary musicians from around the world.  Fans will be able to see Nikki Minaj’s black lace dress; Lenny Kravitz’s turquoise shirt; Jesse Carmichael of Maroon 5’s Fender Stratocaster guitar; Rihanna’s Black and White “Boy” outfit; Slash’s top hat; and much more. Guests of Hard Rock Cafe Kota Kinabalu can enjoy fresh, high-quality items from Hard Rock’s scratch-based menu, including the favourite Legendary Experience menu, featuring a mouth-watering selection of 8-ounce Legendary Burgers.

Hard Rock’s Smokehouse Menu uses the very best Hickory wood chips to slowly cook its ribs, chicken and beef to juicy, tender perfection.  In addition to its food, Hard Rock Cafe’s extensive, award-winning drinks menu includes Hurricanes, Margaritas, signature favourites and Alternative Rock (alcohol-free) beverages, all available in Hard Rock souvenir collectible glassware. Hard Rock’s cocktails are handcrafted, just like its cuisine, and as authentic as the memorabilia on the walls.

About Hard Rock International

With venues in 68 countries, including 163 cafes, 23 hotels and 11 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands. The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide.

Destinations include the company’s two most successful Hotel and Casino properties in Tampa and Hollywood, Fl., both owned and operated by HRI parent company The Seminole Tribe of Florida, as well as other exciting locations including Bali, Chicago, Cancun, Ibiza, Las Vegas, Macau and San Diego. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include San Juan, Reykjavik and Lyon. New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Abu Dhabi, Atlanta, Berlin, Dubai, Itapema, Los Cabos, Tenerife, and Shenzhen, Dalian and Haikou in China. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com