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Dinner Menu

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*** STARTERS ***

BUTTERMILK TENDERS 
Buttermilk-marinated chicken lightly breaded and fried crisp. Tossed in house-made sauce, choice of:  Harrissa chili, Bourbon BBQ or Honey Chipotle  8                             

HAND-CUT FRIES
Rosemary garlic sprinkle, remoulade dipping sauce 6  

CREAMY SPINACH DIP
Fresh spinach, cheese sauce, smoked chili peppers, garlic toasted baguette   8

HAND-ROLLED CAVATELLI
Durham wheat Cavatelli tossed with broccoli rabe and arugula, topped with a poached egg, and chicken jus  11

ARTISAN CHEESE PLATE               
Daily selection of Artisanal cheeses; served with seasonal accompaniments   14

SHORT RIB & GNOCCHI
House-made gnocchi, beef short rib, cheddar lager sauce, toasted panko and fresh grated Grana Padana  11

FUNKY FARMHOUSE MUSSELS
Saison Farmhouse Ale, leeks, bacon, blue cheese, garlic, and wilted spinach; served with garlic bread   14

    

*** SOUPS ***

CREAMY MUSHROOM
Puree of mushrooms and cream; micro-greensand truffle oil garnish   5

SOUP OF THE DAY -
Chef’s selection, fresh-made daily   5


*** SALADS ***

ICEBERG SALAD
Goat cheese, crispy bacon, shaved red onion, cherry tomatoes and creamy black pepper dressing    10

ROASTED BEET AND ARUGULA SALAD                                                               
Red beets, candied walnuts, warm Parmesan mousse and arugula tossed in pickled currant vinaigrette   12

SIMPLE GREENS SALAD                                                                                             
English cucumber, cherry bell radish, daikon radish, mixed Artisan variety lettuces and sherry vinaigrette   9

Grilled chicken on any salad, add $4


*** HEARTY FARE ***

GRASS –FED PUB BURGER
Local all natural grass-fed beef, house-ground and char-grilled; served with lettuce and tomato, hand-cut fries or a salad   12 
           
TOPPINGS: .50 per topping          
American    Provolone       Blue          Cheddar       Pepper jack      Cajun spice       Caramelized onions         Mushrooms       Bacon $ 1           

FISH & CHIPS
Fresh caught beer-battered cod, hand-cut fries and our house-made remoulade sauce   14

ROASTED PORK SANDWICH
Pork slow-roasted with garlic, herbs and beer;  shredded and topped with roasted red peppers and provolone on an Italian long roll, beer jus for dipping with hand-cut fries or salad   10          Add roasted hot peppers   $1

CHICKEN POT PIE
Tender white meat chicken with mushrooms, carrots, onions and savory herbs in a creamy sauce, buttery crust topping; served with a side salad    10


*** ENTRÉES ***  

MAGRET DUCK BREAST
Pan-seared duck breast, barley, butternut squash puree, chestnuts and sour cherry sauce  25

CRISPY SKIN CHICKEN BREAST
Chicken breast, rutabaga puree, grilled broccolini, baby red mustard greens and chicken jus   23

SEA SCALLOPS
Pan-seared diver scallops, roasted cauliflower florets, madras curry and pumpkin seed crumble   26

MONKFISH
Pan-seared Monkfish, braised white beans, house-made tubini pasta, kale; served over tomato vegetable broth  23

GRASS-FED HANGAR STEAK
Seared Hangar steak, broccoli, beech mushrooms, wild rice gremolata and beef jus   27

No substitutions please, thank you

*** DESSERTS ***
Made fresh daily. Please ask your server for today’s selection

* Our beer bread is made daily on premises using Sly Fox Brewery’s spent grain.


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***   The menu changes every few weeks as items come into and out of season.

***   Sorry, we do not take reservations and can only accomodate parties of up to 6 adults

*** During busy periods, we kindly ask that our customers who are seated at tables be considerate of those who are waiting to be seated by moving to the bar or lounge area when finished dining. Thank you.