February 2023 Menu

*Menu subject to change based on season and availability. The menu below is just a sample. Please call ahead if you would like to know our latest offerings.

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APPALACHIAN LUNCHABLE* 19

Benne Seed Bacon, Pickled Shrimp, Castelvetrano Olives, Pimento Cheese, Smoked S Rillette, Cheshire Salami, Benton’s Country Ham, Pickled Vegetables, Crackers

BEEF TENDERLOIN TIPS* GF, NF, DF 19

Zaatar Seasoned Beef, Chili-Soaked Carrots, Charred Caulilini, Green Beans, Benne Seeds, Cauliflower Puree, Pickled Peppers

ARTISAN CHEESE BOARD V 19

Affinee Blue Cheese, Thomasville Tomme, Kenny’s Awe Brie, Tea Rose Chèvre, Sea Salt Crackers, Spiced Nuts, Fig & Almond Cake, Grapes, Seasonal Jam

SMOKED TROUT CAKES NF 17

Comeback Sauce, Pickled Vegetables, Dancing Bear Baby Kale, Preserved Lemons, Trout Roe, Creme Fraiche

VEAL PICATTA & PASTA NF 18

Crispy Veal Sweetbreads, Benton’s Bacon, Preserved Lemon, Crispy Capers, Mossy Creek Mushrooms, Italian Apron Pasta

DANCING BEAR TASTE OF WINTER V 18

Marinated Beets, Charred Brie, Toasted Pistachios, Grilled Radicchio, Cauliflower-Raisin Relish, Blood Orange Supremes, Parsnip Puree, Smoky Honey-Bourbon Gastrique, House Focaccia

PORK BELLY BURNT ENDS* GF, NF 19

Smoked & Braised Cheshire Pork Belly, Celeriac Puree, “Kilt” Cabbage, Special Growers Chives

CREOLE MUSSELS* NF 18

Steamed PEI Mussels, House-Made Tasso, Holy Trinity, Gumbo File, Creme Fraiche, Grilled Focaccia

FREEDOM RUN FARM LAMB RIBS GF, DF 17

Kentucky Heritage Lamb Ribs, Gochujang-Honey Glaze, Root Vegetable Slaw, Cilantro, Toasted Peanuts

 

To Start

 

CHARRED CAESAR SALAD GF, NF 14

Honey Gem Lettuce, Fresh Parmesan, Cornbread Crumble, Dried Heirloom Tomatoes

GREEN GODDESS SALAD V, NF, GF 12

Artisan Lettuce, Cucumber, Heirloom Tomatoes, Pickled Red Onion, Cornbread Croutons, Shaved Radish, Spring Herb Dressing

PARSNIP, ALMOND, & APPLE SOUP GF 12

Crisp Apples, Chive oil, Marcona Almonds

POACHED PEAR SALAD GF 14

Muscadine Poached Pears, Rosemary Pistachios, Crumbled Blue Cheese, Banyul’s-Sorghum Vinaigrette, Charred Red Grapes

 

 

The Mains

TRUFFLED FILET MIGNON* GF, NF 49

8oz. Angus Filet of Beef, Roasted Yukon Potatoes, Charred Romanesco, Mushroom Duxelles, Truffled Hollandaise, Braised Cipollini Onion, Port-Rosemary Reduction

LOCAL BISTRO BURGER* 25

Simpson Farms Grass Fed Angus Beef, Sesame Seed Bun, Benton’s Bacon, Sharp Cheddar, Garlic Aioli, Smoked Onion & Tomato Jam, Hydro Bibb Lettuce

NORTH CAROLINA RAINBOW TROUT AND GRITS* NF, GF 33

Cornmeal Dusted Trout, Creamy Grits, Conecuh Sausage, Gulf Shrimp & Crawfish, Preserved Tomatoes

GRAINS AND GREENS VEG 26

Grilled Delicata Squash, Zavel Farms Kale, Farro Verde, Romesco, Buckwheat Groats, Dried Fruits, Cashews, Mossy Creek Mushrooms, Cider Gastrique

SWEET TEA BRINED PORK CHOP NF 39

12 oz. Cheshire Pork Chop, Green Tomato & Jalapeno Jam, Charred Baby Carrots & Green Beans, Tasso Spoonbread, Red-Eye Gravy Reduction, Fermented Red Pepper Emulsion

APPALACHIAN BOUILLABAISSE NF, DF 34

Gulf Shrimp, Black Bass, Mussels, Smoked Trout, Scallop, Red Pepper Rouille, Focaccia, Smoky Tomato Broth, Chow Chow

CONFIT DUCK CASSOULET GF, NF 38

Anson Mills Sea Island Peas, Peruvian Lima Beans, Benton’s Country Ham, Sauteed Zavel Farms Greens, Grilled Cornbread, Dark Cherry Relish

SORGHUM GLAZED CHICKEN GF 27

Rosemary & Bourbon Marinated Springer Mountain Airline Chicken Breast, Sweet Potato Puree, Sumac Roasted Root Vegetables, Bourbon-Almond Sauce, Apricot & Golden Raisin Compote

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