menu update 7.31.15

bites Classics

Sliders served with BBQ Chips  Firsthand Foods Beef or Housemade Black Bean –
cherry black pepper chevre, pickled beets, caramelized onions …9

Lamby Joes

ground lamb and chorizo sloppy joes with cranberry red wine jam …10

Six Plates Cheese Plate

apple, honey, fruit compote, mixed nuts, crostini …12

Southern Mezze Plate

smoked pimento cheese, white bean purée, apricot pepper jelly, fresh baguette …6

extra baguette …2

Truffle Frites

truffle oil, housemade ketchup, parmesan …7

half order …4


Blueberry Chevre Panna Cotta

cinnamon phyllo crisp, pistachios, blueberry lavender compote …6

Chocolate Truffles

hand dipped blackberry lavender,
pink peppercorn & sea salt,
peanut butter …2 for 3.5

Frozen Flight
pick 3 flavors of yogurt & sorbet

apricot passionfruit, avocado, apple cognac, cherry brandy, chocolate, mango, new york cheesecake, original, peanut butter, pistachio, red velvet, strawberry-orange, vanilla …4

Sassafras Honey Marshmallow with strawberry-mint coulis …1.5

Counter Culture Coffee
French Press …4

Chicken Liver Mousse with
Crostini …7

Sweet Potato Arancini with
Smoked Gouda …6

Olive Plate …4

Mixed Nuts …4

BBQ Chips …1.5 / 3

Weekend Special
Seared NC Amberjack

fairytale eggplant, roasted carmen peppers, cherry tomato, shallots, spinach, tarragon aioli …14

Dopff&Irion ‘Crustaces’ Alsace, FR

It’s the Alsatian Crustacean!  Sylvaner is  crispy enough to be perfect with fish and creamy enough to have a delicate richness. Summer. Food. Yes …9

the six plates                                The Wines
Watermelon Salad

kalamata olives, red onion, cherry tomatoes, jalapenos, mint, cucumbers, feta, sesame raspberry vinaigrette 8

Villa Sparina Gavi Piemonte, IT

made from the grape cortese, this wine undergoes malolactic fermentation to give it creaminess without oak …10

Tuna Tartare

watermelon,  ginger sesame granola, sriracha peanut butter, sweet soy sauce, wasabi mayo, cucumber-pickled ginger salad …11

Selbach Riesling Mosel, DE

not bone dry and not sweet. ripe fruit with high acidity. crispy and lush at the same time. This is the perfect food wine with umami flavors …8

Grilled Swordfish

sweet onion soubise, tarragon scallion butter, purple potatoes, zucchini, carrots, roasted beets …11

Poe Rosé Sonoma, CA

made from pinot noir and pinot meunier, giving it both fruit and a hint of funk and smoke.  so drinkable …11


spicy tomato sauce, roasted corn, grilled zucchini, roma tomatoes, red onion, bacon lardons, feta, parsley shallot vinaigrette …9


Sant’ Evasio Barbera Piemonte, IT

a little bit of oak and fruit go a long way on this wine. a lovely expression of what barbera can be. ready to drink and delicious …9

Grilled Bavette Steak

habanero & cheddar quesadilla, tropea onions, roasted corn, bell pepper, cherry tomato, smoked tomato foam …13

Conde Villar Vinho Tinto Alentejano, PT

Wow.  This is just delicious. ripe fruit with perfumey and floral notes. So light and delicate, yet so powerful …8

Fancy Joes

ground lamb and chorizo sloppy joes with piquillo pepper, smoked tomato foam, feta, arugula …11

Hill and Dale Pinotage Stellenbosch, ZA

pinotage is a cross between pinot noir and cinsault.  if you like leather, this is your wine.  wonderful with food …7

local ingredients & producers — Ingredients indicated in italics are sourced from local purveyors
Four Leaf Farm: greens ∙ Rougemont

Elodie Farms: goat cheese, greens ∙ Rougemont

Melvin’s Gardens: eggs, produce ∙ Rocky Ford

Rainbow Farms: lamb, chorizo ∙ Snow Hill

Mattie B’s Public House: flatbread dough ∙ Durham

Firsthand Foods: sausage and beef ∙ Durham

Counter Culture: coffee ∙ Durham

*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, eggs or unpasteurized milk may increase your risk of foodborne illness*