menu update 4.17.15

bites Classics

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

smoked cheddar, housemade bacon, bbq sauce, pickled onion, lettuce …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

blackberry lavender,
pink peppercorn & sea salt,
popping heart …2 each

Frozen Flight
pick 3 flavors

birthday cake, cherry brandy, irish mint, ny cheesecake, mango, original, peanut butter, pickled ginger, red velvet …4

Chocolate Cherry Coconut Marshmallow …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
Roasted Pork Roulade

spinach, bacon, piquillo peppers, caramelized onions, rosemary, roasted sweet potato fingerlings, snap peas, paprika cream sauce …14

Mocali “Suberli”
Morellino di Scansano, IT

Much like Chianti, this wine has lush tannins with notes of tobacco and espresso layered over black fruit  …9

the six plates                                The Wines
Mixed Greens Salad

shaved baby carrots, grilled aspargus, 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 Calamari

thai cabbage slaw, peanut aioli,
snow peas, lemongrass vinegar …10

Avinyó Petillant Blanc Penedes, ES

“Vi d’agulla” means prickly wine in Catalan, which describes this wine perfectly. Aromatic and dry with ripe stone fruit. Drink with everything …8

Seared Salmon

sweet potato latke, brussels sprouts, red onion, shiitake, celery fennel salsa, house cured bacon, mustard crema …12

Amizade Godello  Monterrei, ES

If you like white burgundy, you should try this.  Light with crisp minerality, and a touch of green grass …9

Flatbread

roasted carrot and ginger purée, english peas, cauliflower,
scallion mascarpone,
sweet shiitake soy glaze …9

Legaris Verdejo  Rueda, ES

Light, delicious, and refreshing. I like the play of bright citrus and serious minerality. This wine makes me want to eat my vegetables …8

Grilled Sirloin

roasted cauliflower puree, broccolini, taleggio, balsmic 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 taleggio, scallion aioli, pickled shallots, lettuce …11

Ala Nera Nero d’Avola Sicily, IT

Bold, fruit driven (but not juicy), and tannic. If you like Aussie shiraz, treat yourself to the signature Sicilian red grape …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: sausage and beef ∙ Durham

Counter Culture: coffee ∙ Durham