Tempe Marketplace’s Thirsty Lion Pub and Grill has proven to be a popular spot for those wanting to catch a game in a sports bar atmosphere without the typical sports bar fare. Adding even more yumminess to its bill of fare with its new spring offerings, from divine seafood dishes to seasonal-inspired cocktails. Here’s a sneak peek:
Steamed Mediterranean Black Mussels
Roasted garlic, Portuguese linguica, basil and grilled tomato Veracruz sauce with parmesan crusted ciabatta bread.
Grilled Asparagus, Endive and Grapefruit Salad
Spring greens, Belgian endive and arugula tossed in raspberry citrus vinaigrette with ruby red grapefruit,
spiced pecans and Chevre cheese.
Snake River Farms Kobe Beef Burger
American style tender Kobe Beef grilled with smoked mozzarella cheese, vine ripe tomatoes, arugula and
garlic basil aioli on ciabatta bread.
Italian Fennel Sausage and Sundried Tomato Pizza
Spicy fennel sausage, marinated sundried tomatoes, roasted yellow peppers, grilled eggplant, caramelized onions and fresh herbs. Brick oven baked with goat cheese and smoked mozzarella.
Spanish Style Seafood Paella
Tiger shrimp, salmon and Mediterranean mussels, sautéed with linguica sausage, chicken breast, saffron rice and shrimp stock.
Herb Crusted Flat-Iron Steak
Spice rubbed and grilled with mushrooms, cabernet demi glaze, gorgonzola cheese, white cheddar mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
Blueberry Lemon Drop
Smirnoff Blueberry vodka, Triple Sec, dry vermouth, and simple syrup with muddled fresh blueberries and lemons.
Pinnacle Whipped Cream Vodka, Monin Lavender, half & half, orange, lemon and whipped cream.
Blood Orange Margarita
El Jimador tequila, pureed blood orange, agave nectar, muddled fruit and sweet and sour.
For the complete Thirsty Lion menu, visit http://www.thirstylionpub.com/.