My daughter and I revisited Gossips tonight for dinner and it was absolutely delightful.
Gossips is closing tomorrow, May 3rd, for two weeks and also creating a new menu but the Chef/Owner Ismat, will still have some of his specials outline below on the new menu.
There is, of course, the Oyster Bar with 6 shucked Pacific Oysters for 80 pesos. Sauces include African Sunset, Fresh Seasonal Chutney and Horseradish.
Under Soups, Fondues, Salads and Appetizers you can enjoy the following:
Gumbo Chicken, chroizo and shrimp Small 69 pesos or Large 89 pesos.
Creamy Clam Chowder sames prices
Bowl of Award Winning Chili 89 pesos
Chili on Homemade Potato Nashos 109 pesos
Vegetarian Black Bean Chili with Bocconcini crouton 89 pesos
Seafood Fondue with mushrooms, shrimp, oyster, crab, fresh fish, white wine, cream Small 89 pesos Large 109 pesos
Blackened Chicken Fondue with corn, peas, white wine and cream Small 79 pesos Large 99 pesos
Spicy Grilled Chicken Tenders with Raita Dressing 79 pesos
Caesar Salad with bacon, corn brad croutons 69 pesos (This is an outstanding Caesar Salad.)
House Tortilla Salad, apples, goat cheese, toasted pecans, orange chipotle dressing 79 pesos
Add Chicken or Shrimp to your salads 39 pesos
Bayou Crackling Buffalo Chicken Salad with blue cheese drizzle 89 pesos
All seafood is accompanied with home cut fries or salad anda choice of sauce, can also be griledl or pan fried
Beer Battered Tilapia 1 piece 89 pesos 2pieces 109 pesos
Cajun Catfish cornmeal fried 109 pesos
Beer Battered Pacific Salmon 119 pesos
Crab Cakes 3 pieces 99 pesos, 4 pieces 119 pesos
Sauces choice of: Curry sauce, Remoulade, African Sunset or Fresh Sesona Chutney
Masala Fries 35 pesos, extra fries 30 pesos, Gossips Coleslaw 15 pesos our famous Corn Bread 18 pesos, Side Salad 49 pesos, Rice 19 pesos, Garlic Bread 15 pesos
Sandwiches and More
Simple Rib Eye Burger 79 pesos
Xanders Burger with sambal mayo, cheddar chees and crumbled bacon, choice of fries or salad 99 pesos
Grilled Salmon Sandwich, mango apple glazed with salad or fries 130 pesos
The Gossip Club, blackened chicken, bacon, crab mayo, lettuce and tomato with salad or fries 99 pes
Lamb Shepherd’s Pie, Mombasa spices, cucumber raita 99 pesos
Mushkaki Grilled Marinated Chicken Kebobs served with couscous and kachumber 99 pesos
Shrimp Etoufee Cajun country’s traditional dish with rice 119 pesos
Curry of the Day priced accordingly
Drunken Rum and Coke Marinated Grilled Pork Ribs with black bean chili and crip tortilla 130 pesos
Warm Louisiana Banana Bread Pudding 50 pesos
Add ice cream 20 pesos
Ice Cream 40 pesos
Gossips also has very nice wines and is located on the Carratera Chapala-Jocotepec # 36 in downtown Ajijic at the corner of Javier Mina across from the Ajijic Clinic. Their phone number for reservations is (376) 766-0217.
Ismat is a very talented Chef ( who worked at Number FOUR Restaurant and left to open his own restaurant) and we are sure you will enjoy your meal. You can eat inside or outside and there is a very good wait staff to look after your every whim.
Caesar Salad (which is outstanding) with bacon, corn bread croutons