The Ranch at Las Colinas Debuts Spring Menu

Friday 06th, May 2016 / 10:12 Written by
The Ranch at Las Colinas Debuts Spring Menu

New locally sourced dishes, craft cocktails, greet the new season;

Saturday lunch service begins April 30

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Menu variety has never been an issue at The Ranch at Las Colinas. In fact, anyone who has enjoyed a meal at one of North Texas’ most popular restaurants knows how hard it can be to choose just one favorite appetizer, entrée and craft cocktail from its near-endless array of signature recipes.

Well, it just got harder.

 

The Ranch has introduced its Spring Menu, featuring several original dishes made with locally sourced, seasonal ingredients, including:

  • Black-Eyed Pea Hummus – Texas caviar, roasted garlic-infused local olive oil and grilled flatbread
  • 44 Farms Beef Belly Sliders – Collard greens slaw, TX whiskey BBQ sauce, pickled red onion and pickles on challa buns
  • Nine Mile Farm Duck Egg Poutine – Hand-cut fries, local cheese curds, roasted garlic, Texas goat cheese, sunny side duck egg and chives
  • Baby Gem ‘Wedge’ – Bacon, chopped egg, blue cheese vinaigrette, Compari tomato and blue cheese crumbles

 

  • Double Cut Texas Lamb Chops – Local oyster mushrooms, butternut squash and cipollini onions
  • Pan Seared Texas Farm Raised Snapper – Chayote slaw and pecan brown butter
  • Herb Grilled Split Farm Bird – Roasted brussels sprouts and butternut squash with pan jus
  • Mesquite Grilled Bone-In Pork Chop – Warm farro and rainbow chard salad with smoked chili honey butter

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Not to be outdone, The Ranch’s bar welcomed several new craft cocktail selections to its line-up as well, each perfect for sipping on the spacious outdoor patio:

  • Lone Star Shandy – Deep Eddy Lemon Vodka, Marc Danielle Orange Liqueur, Dirty Blonde Ale
  • Texas Mule – Tito’s Vodka, jalapeño, simple, lime juice, ginger beer
  • Front Porch Swing – Deep Eddy Grapefruit Vodka, mint, Campari, simple, lime juice
  • Legacy Old Fashioned – Eagle Rare Single Barrel Bourbon (hand-selected by The Ranch team), simple, Angostura bitters, orange bitters
  • Cadillac Margarita – Dulce Vida Single Barrel Anejo Tequila (hand-selected by The Ranch team), lime, light agave, Marc Danielle Orange Liqueur
  • Southern Hospitality – Red River Rye Whiskey, Averna amaro, mint, lemon, honey, ginger beer
  • Super Rico Mojito – Treaty Oak Rum, spiced rum, mint, simple, lime, soda
  • Cowboy Collins — Highborn Gin, orange juice, agave syrup, lime juice, soda

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Since its inception, The Ranch proudly served up a locally sourced menu. Its heritage recipes are inspired from the best local ingredients available each season and change regularly depending on products offered by local purveyors. Following are just a few of the local Texas farmers, small growers, ranchers and fishermen that have contributed to the new Spring Menu:

 

Fresh Herbs – Stephenville                       Beefsteak Tomatoes – Canton

Honey – Round Rock                                TX Whiskey – Fort Worth

Dorper Lamb – Goldthwaite                      House-Made Bread – Irving

Redfish – Palacios                                    Farm-Raised Catfish – Hughes Spring

Sweet Butter – Garland                            Compari Tomatoes – Marfa

Dallas Mozzarella Co. – Dallas                   Texas Hill Country Olive Oil – Dripping Springs

44 Farms Beef Belly – Cameron                 B Bar N Wagyu Beef – Sherman

Wild Game Sausage – Ingram                    Mill-King Cheese Curds – McGregor

Goat Cheese – Cleveland                           Fun Guys Oyster Mushrooms – Lewisville Cornmeal – Denton

Tortillas – Austin                                      Nine Mile Farm Duck Eggs – Fort Worth

Texas Brown Shrimp – Gulf Coast              44 Farms Snapper – Gulf Coast

Potatoes – Carrollton                                Jumbo Lump Crab – Gulf Coast

Chicken – Nixon                                       Rum – Austin

Oysters – Smith Point                                Brazos Valley Cheese – Waco

English Cucumbers – Marfa                        Veldhuizen Cheese – Dublin

The Sweet House Ice Cream – Rowlett

 

And finally, by popular demand, The Ranch announced that it will open for lunch on Saturdays, beginning April 30.

 

The patio beckons!

 

The Ranch at Las Colinas is a restaurant with its roots reaching deep into Texas soil, rich in Texas tradition with a distinct contemporary side. It’s one of the few places on Earth where a hard-working ranch hand and a high-powered businessman can dine together and both feel comfortable. In fact, there’s a saying at The Ranch: “Be yourself and you’ll fit right in.”

 

The Ranch at Las Colinas is located at 857 W. John Carpenter Freeway in Irving. Visit theranchlc.com for hours, directions, menu and more information. To make a reservation, visit The Ranch at Las Colinas on OpenTable.

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