menu update 4.20.14

Small Plates & Wine Pairings

frisée and wilted chard salad
pickled papayas | grilled scallions | crispy lentils | sweet lime vinaigrette | 7.95

Steininger Gruner Veltliner   Kamptal, Austria   8.00
clean and crispy, crispy, crispy, with subtle green apple and citrus. this is a great expression of gruner veltliner that pairs beautifully with salads, seafood, and nice weather.

 

diver scallop  
grilled asparagus | melted leeks | baguette | port thyme cream sauce | 10.95

Cantina Frentana    Cococciola   Terre di Chieti, Italy   6.50
an igt from umbria. cococciola is grape from the area rarely seen bottled by itself. apparently frentana has figured it out because this wine has lovely fruit and balance.

 

flatbread
white bean roasted garlic puree | asparagus | kalamata olives | grilled scallion | parrano | lemon – parsley vinaigrette | pimenton | 8.95

Leverano Rosato   Leverano, Italy   7.00
This is one of the most refreshing rose’s you’ll find.  This wine reminds us simplicity, directness, and delight can sometimes speak louder than complexity.

 

grilled city ham
falafel | bibb lettuce | cucumbers | cherry tomatoes | whipped red pepper feta | 9.95

Bordatto Etxaldea  Basandere Cidre  Jaxu, Spain    9.00
A touch of spice, a touch of smoke, a touch of sweet, the aroma of an apple orchard on a sunny day.  Don’t be scared.  Welcome to the world of Basque cider.

 

braised rabbit raviolo
saffron-celery root cream sauce | bacon lardon | crispy leeks | shiitake mushroom | grana padano | 10.95

Saccoletto Barbera Piemonte, Italy    8.00
elegent barbera with tart cherries, flowery aromatics, and a peppery finish. I love wine like this.


six plates cheese plate
sliced apple | honey | fruit compote | mixed nuts | crostini | 11.95

Chateau de Cedres Bordeaux   France      7.50
your typical bordeaux blend without the typical bordeaux price tag.  why not, right?

 

 

firsthand foods beef or house made black bean sliders marrow poutine gravy | crispy shallots | cheese curds | pickled radish … 8.95
truffle frites – truffle oil | house made ketchup | parmesan … 6.95
sweet potato arancini with smoked gouda … 5.95

six plates lamby joes … 8.95
olive plate … 3.95


chocolate hazelnut crinkle cake
macerated strawberries  | bourbon-apricot-honey sauce | mint whipped cream | cayenne almonds | 5.95

Renardat-Fache  Bugey Cerdon  Bugey, France   9.00
made mostly with gamay, the same grape used to make beaujolais.  this is sparkling, slightly sweet, and absolutely delicious.

 

flight of local yogurt and house made sorbet - choose a total of three flavors | ask for flavor choices |  3.95

some of our local partners (every ingredient italicized on our menu is local):

four leaf farm | greens | rougemont

elodie farms | goat cheese | greens | rougemont

everlaughter farm | greens | produce | hillsborough

thomsonranch | produce | durham

julie jones | coffee cups | durham

melvin’s gardens | eggs, produce | rocky ford

rainbow farms | lamb | chorizo | poulet rouge | snow hill

mattie b’s public house | flatbread dough | durham

firsthand foods | sausage and beef | durham

counter culture | coffee | durham

Six Plates Wine Bar      2812 Erwin Rd Ste 104 Durham, NC 27705        919-321-0203        www.sixplates.com