After being closed for a month, The Phoenician's Windows on the Green has reopened with a new decor and a new menu. In a surprising -- and entirely refreshing -- promotion, the new menu is being introduced with reduced prices through April 1.
Savings average 10 percent, which adds up, considering appetizers range from $7 to $10, entrees cost $18 to $26, and desserts come in at $5 to $7.
The discounts are offered to encourage diners to try what's called a preview menu, says Marguarite Clark, director of public relations for The Phoenician. "To be honest, it's also to keep critics at bay, understanding that it's a brand-new menu that may get some tweaking."
The new look and cuisine focuses on a Southwest grill concept, including a lounge with a billiards table and private dining space. Dishes look fun, such as guacamole prepared tableside, green chile posole with smoked duck leg, baked potato pie, and Colorado rack of lamb with creamy poblano grits. Sign me up for the citrus and pine nut cake filled with goat cheese, topped with orange caramel and cajeta ice cream.
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