menu update 5.18.15

Bites Classics

Sliders served with BBQ Chips  Firsthand Foods Beef
or Housemade Black Bean –

olive almond feta spread, pickle slice, arugula …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

sweets

Petit Carrot Cakes

raspberry cream cheese, toasted orange meringue, butterscotch …6

Chocolate Truffles

hand dipped blackberry lavender,
pink peppercorn & sea salt,
popping heart …2 for 3.5

Frozen Flight
pick 3 flavors

cherry brandy, chocolate, espresso, lemongrass grapefruit, ny cheesecake, original, passionfruit, peanut butter, pickled ginger, red velvet, salted caramel corn, strawberries & cream, 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

The Six Plates                                The Wines
Mixed Greens Salad

shaved baby carrots, grilled asparagus, crispy quinoa, shaved shallots, grana padana, dijon tarragon vinaigrette 8

Visintini Bianco Corno di Rosazzo, IT

this wine has it all: nice dry fruit, no oak, and food friendly acidity. chardonnay drinkers should try this …9

Crispy Carolina Catfish

red bliss potato salad, wilted arugula,
pickled jalapeño, cremini mushrooms, capers, bacon aioli …11

Camp Chardonnay Sonoma, CA

it may surprise you to see an oaky chardonnay on our menu, but the creaminess and touch of fruit are the perfect accents to this dish  …8

Seared Diver Scallops

white beans, asparagus, pea-mint pureé, oyster mushrooms, radish matchsticks, parsley…13

Bieler Pere & Fils Provence, FR

a bit of earth, a splash of bright acidity, and  a super clean finish.  this smells like pink and delicious.  tart fruit, peaches, and summer …8

Flatbread

potato puree, grilled scallions, roasted baby carrots, seared cremini mushrooms, idiazabal, romesco …9

 

Monfiorenza Freisa Monferrato, IT

this wine is deceptively full bodied for its color.  a little bit of dirt and a little bit of bright sunshine with a touch of smoke. this wine is vivacious …9

Grilled Sirloin

roasted cauliflower puree, broccolini, taleggio, balsamic demi-glace, horseradish whipped cream, roasted red pepper cream puff …12

Burgess Merlot  Napa Valley, CA

this is not your momma’s merlot. bright fruit that cuts through big flavors. we tasted over 30 wines with this dish. this was the best …10

Fancy Joes

ground lamb and chorizo sloppy joes with bacon aioli, pickled jalapeño, arugula …11

Java ‘Le Rouge Plaisir’  Gascogne, FR

bright and fresh, with a touch of something feisty.  a bit of salinity, tart berries, and an earthy finish …8

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: pork, beef ∙ Durham

Counter Culture: coffee ∙ Durham