As the summer solstice arrived, Mellow Mushroom kicked off the season with a splash of new flavors and combinations, including snack foods, hoagies and salads, on June 21, 2022. At the same time, Mellow also introduced a new drinks menu, featuring a selection of sangrias, wines, Liquid Karma cocktails and signature Mystic Margaritas.
“Mellow Mushroom’s summer menu features delicious new dishes perfect for a date night, family night out or gathering on one of our relaxing patios. Spice it up or refresh it with our summer salads, snack foods and new hoagie! says Anne Mejia, Vice President of Brand Development, Mellow Mushroom.
- The Great Bear– A trio of starters: Cool Avocado Smash, Bruschetta mix with diced tomatoes, fresh basil, authentic sheep’s milk feta and Fire Roasted Pineapple Pico. Served with organic blue corn tortilla chips and toasted bread wedges. Perfect for dipping or sharing.
- Big Shoulder Hoagie – Bring big flavor to the table with a juicy shaved rib eye steak and grilled onions in garlic butter, sliced tomatoes and Roma pickles, lettuce and just enough feisty relish to kick it up a notch foot to this sandwich. Topped with provolone served on a garlic buttered hoagie roll.
- Secret garden salad – This salad is a mouth-watering mix of fire-roasted strawberries, cucumbers, pineapple and fresh greens topped with toasted coconut and authentic sheep’s milk feta cheese (regular size only). Try it with Pomegranate Acai Dressing or add Mountain Farms Springer Chicken or Applewood Smoked Bacon (additional charge).
- Bell’s Oberon – Lemony, easy-drinking and refreshing, Oberon Ale is sunshine in a glass. Step into a summer of Mellow state of mind!
Mellow Mushroom is known for its quality ingredients and generous portions made to order for customers. Mellow is expanding other popular recent menu additions throughout the summer, including:
- Pretzel Bites with Spiced Beer Cheese – Spicy Beer Cheese is made with Mellow’s own Rad Relish, a blend of spicy giardiniera-style peppers, and topped with pickled jalapeno pepper.
- Wings on the south side – Twice-cooked fluffy wings are coated in Rad Relish, giving them robust flavor with just the right amount of heat (nine-piece serving).
- Alcohol-free cocktail and pineapple express cocktail – The Pineapple Express blends fruity pineapple, sweet coconut and peppery turmeric spice – balanced with sour homemade agave. Available fortified with seven-year-old Flor de Caña rum for an additional charge or as a non-alcoholic mocktail.
- Campfire Peach Margarita (back by popular demand!) – The smoky flavor comes from the combination of Casamigos Blanco tequila and Casamigos Joven mezcal, peach puree, jalapeno and homemade sour agave. It is garnished with a slice of lime and half a peach sugar and a rim of salt.
The above limited-time summer menu items are available June 21 through September 19, 2022.
Mellow launches new drinks menu
“In 2022, Mellow Mushroom expects to see growth in craft cocktails and non-alcoholic mocktails and will continue to offer premium choices in the beverage category. The new Mellow Mushroom drink menu has been designed to include sangrias and mocktails, which we believe will be very popular as customers seek out unique drink options,” says Mejia. “With more spice on the menu, customers at Mellow can enjoy new personalized drinks to refresh, including sangrias, wines, cocktails, margaritas and mocktails.”
Sangria- Mellow presents a new super premium version of the classic sangria, with fresh fruit and Hennessy VS cognac.
- Rotate selections – This menu item will change twice a year to bring new flavors. Each sangria is made to order, using all-natural ingredients.
- Purple Kingdom Sangria – This summer offering is music to your lips, with an assortment of fresh berries to the tune of Hennessy VS Cognac, Bonanza Cabernet Sauvignon (further boosting the fruity, slightly tangy flavor of the drink), Black Cherry Purée and Fee Brothers Rhubarb Bitter.
Wines – Sweet guests can now enjoy wine in a variety of pour sizes – including a 6oz glass, 9oz glass or bottle. These different pour sizes give customers the opportunity to try several different wines or indulge in their favorites. Each of the wines on the Mellow list is premium, sourced from renowned wineries like the Wagner family and the winemakers behind Caymus, Jackson Family, Kim Crawford and La Marca.
Liquid karmic cocktails – This category features several popular signature cocktails, including Sunset in Paradise, Golden Goose and Peach Buzz, and features two new creations.
- lemon submarine – Made with Woodford Reserve Bourbon, St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur, Freshly Brewed Iced Tea, Rosemary and Fresh Sour. Garnished with a slice of lemon and a sprig of rosemary. This drink combines lemon and tea with vanilla and caramel notes from a classic Kentucky bourbon, and just a hint of tropical fruity and floral flavors from St-Germain Elderflower liqueur.
- Mule the world – Take guests on a trip around the world, starting with the classic Mule recipe which includes delicious Fever-Tree ginger beer and homemade lime syrup. Customers can choose from their choice of premium spirits for a unique Mule experience, including Ketel One Vodka, Don Julio Blanco Tequila, Bulleit Frontier Bourbon, Crown Royal Canadian Whiskey or Captain Morgan Spiced Rum.
Mystical Margaritas – This section of the menu highlights the RB Margarita, Made Wild Margarita, Gone Feral Margarita and Campfire Peach Margarita, and gives customers the opportunity to experience the breadth of what tequila has to offer – from a clean Blanco and shiny to different aged Reposado. and the Anejo tequilas, and finally the smoky and slightly grassy Mezcal.
New for 2022 is the “Local to Your Mellow” cocktail section, where local Mellow owners can select the cocktails that best match the tastes and preferences of customers in their location.
About the Fluffy Mushroom
Mellow Mushroom was founded in Atlanta, Georgia in 1974 and operates in 20 states today. Each Mellow Mushroom is locally owned and operated. For over 40 years, Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers has been serving fresh, stone-baked pizza to order in an eclectic, artsy, family-friendly environment.
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