solita in Huntington Beach introduces new Baja-inspired brunch dishes for Memorial Day weekend

SolitaBrunch_14. Photo courtesy of Moxxe PR.Executive Chef Deborah Schneider of solita Tacos & Margaritas in Huntington Beach will be introducing some delicious new menu items to solita’s weekend brunch menu. Brunch at solita is offered every Saturday and Sunday from 11am until 3pm. In addition, solita will also serve their brunch on Memorial Day, Monday May 25th. “The success of our weekend brunches here at solita has inspired us to dig deeper into Baja cuisine,” explained Chef Deborah, who recently published her sixth cookbook, Salsas and Moles. “We’re excited to introduce Machaca to our brunch menu. What makes our machaca unique is that it is oak-smoked, cooked in a rich sauce, and then shredded”.

SolitaBrunch_04. Photo courtesy of Moxxe PR.Machaca, of course, is shredded beef and it makes an appearance in several of the new dishes. The mad scramble comes with either machaca, grilled chicken or chorizo, scvrambled with eggs, spinach, onions and cheese and then topped with crema and salsa fresca. The mad scramble is served with one side dish and warm tortillas. The namesake machaca and eggs uses the same slow-cooked and oak smoked beef, sautéeing it along with onions, scrambled eggs and fresh tomatoes. It is then topped with melted Mexican cheeses, cilantro and avocado and served with one side and warm tortillas.

Other new brunch items include the delicious-looking brunch potato ‘nachos’, a big platter of fried breakfast potatoes, onions and ranchera salsa that is topped with melted cheeses, chopped bacon or chorizo, scrambled eggs, crema and salsa. For the little ones, there is a kid’s breakfast burritothat includes scrambled eggs and melted cheeses, all stuffed into a kid-sized tortilla and served with ketchup.

SolitaBrunch_06. Photo courtesy of Moxxe PR.The new additions will be offered alongside solita’s regular brunch menu which includes favorites like the Breakfast Burrito and Berry Cinnamon Bread Pudding. Those looking to liven up their brunch experience will enjoy Mixologist Colin Pflugradt’s lineup of specialty brunch cocktails including Fresh Fruit Mimosas, Frozen Sangrias and Bucket Service on beverages including Rainbow Fruit or Regular Mimosas, Ice-Cold Beer, and Micheladas, which allow guests to completely customize their brunch beverage experience.

solita’s emphasis is on fresh ingredients, big flavors and seasonal ingredients delivers a fesh take on the cuisine of Baja California. With Chef Deborah Schneider’s use of the restaurant’s wood-fired open grill and smoker, a unique version of favorite Mexican dishes such as tacos, carne asada, oak-roasted chipotle chicken, red chile borracho beef , wood-grilled wild fish and many more dishes show the depth of Chef Schneider’s creativity and knowledge of the foods of Baja. solita is located at Huntington Beach’s Bella Terra Center, 7631 Edinger Avenue, Suite 1508, Huntington Beach 92647. More information is available from their website, or by calling (714) 894-2792.

Ed Simon

About Ed Simon

Ed is a native of Los Angeles who loves food and food cultures. Whether he's looking for the best ceviche in Colombia, the best poke in Hawaii, the best tequila in Jalisco, the best Bun bo Hue in Vietnam or the best Taiwanese Beef Roll in Los Angeles, it's all good food! He also loves a good drink. He's had Mai Tais in Hawaii, Bourbon in Kentucky, Tequila in Mexico and Rum in Jamaica. His wine escapades have taken him to Napa, Sonoma, the Willamette Valley and the Santa Ynez Valley. And he's had beer all over the world! Music is another of Ed's passion, writing and interviewing many classic rock, rock and blues musicians. Getting the great stories of road experiences from them is a particular delight. Traveling also fits in with Ed's writing, exploring all over to find the most interesting places to visit, even in out of the way areas.
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