Menu Update 07-30-14

frisee salad
mixed greens | blueberries | forme d’ambert | honey lavender vinaigrette | crispy sweet potato curls | 7.95

Foggy Ridge Cider   Sweet Stayman   Dugspur, VA   8.00

these guys were just named by the new york times as the best cider in the country. this says sweet but don’t believe them. A touch of fruit but not sweet like you are thinking right now.

 

 

sauteed crawfish
red pepper polenta | shaved onion | parsley | fresh tomato broth |

shaved fennel | 9.95

Garofoli Verdicchio   Marche, Italy     7.00

from the middle of the east coast of italy.  smells a little like a fuzzy navel and then the salty ocean air comes through on the palate.

 

 

tuna tartare

ginger sesame granola | sriracha peanut butter | watermelon | cucumber ginger salad| wasabi mayo | 10.95

 

 

Selbach Incline Riesling Mosel, Germany   7.50

Not bone dry and notsweet. Think ripe fruit with high acidity. This wine is perfect with umami flavored dishes.

 

 

grilled pork loin
watermelon | pheta | kalamata olives | watercress|pineapple-mint-coconut sauce | 11.95

Ameztoi Getariako Txakolina Stimatum   9.00

Bright and juicy flavors of boysenberry and other wild fruits. Refreshing acidity holds it all together. A great summertime food-wine.

 

 

 

flatbread
arugula | peach | grilled red onion | aged cheddar| blackberry-white balsamic vinaigrette | cayenne almonds | 8.95

Aletta   Garnacha   Campo De Borja, Spain  6.50

old vine Garnacha with no oak. it is aromatically rich, with fun fruit and a soft lingering finish.  think cloves and fresh cherry preserves.

 

 

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

Le Puy Saint Martin    VDP  Vaucluse, France    8.00

Mostly grenache with some cab sauv and mourvedre thrown in for good measure. This is classy, full-bodied red with great acidity and a nice long finish.

 

 

firsthand foods beef or house made black bean sliders – balsamic eggplant jam | wensleydale cranberry cheddar | cherry tomatoes … 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


blueberry banana bread
espresso chocolate mousse | fresh banana | bourbon caramel | blueberries | 5.95
La Ardilla, Moscato  Valencia, Spain   7.00

this moscato is not as sweet as some may be expecting. in exchange we get a rich nose of flowers and ripe citrus, finished with delicate acidity and effervescence.

 

 

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

chocolate truffles- black raspberry or pink peppercorn and sea salt | $2 per piece