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Discover Our Seasonal 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 Charcuterie Board
Benne Seed Bacon, House Made Sausage, Castelvetrano Olives, Pickled Shrimp, Smoking Goose Salami, Benton’s 24-Month Country Ham, Charred Brie, House Jam, Pickled Vegetables, Mustard, Crackers
22
Black & Blue Beef Tips
Blackened Beef Tenderloin Tips, Blue Cheese Relish, Celeriac Puree, Red Pepper Emulsion, Chimichurri, Pickled Peppers, Green Beans, Celery Leaves
GF, NF
19
Trio of Dips
SWV Sharp Cheddar Pimento Cheese, Butter Bean Hummus, Smoked Salmon Rillette, Sea Salt Crackers, Pickled Vegetables
NF
14
Artisan Cheese Board
Buttermilk Blue Cheese, Julianna Goat, Green Hill, Thomasville Tomme, Sea Salt Crackers, Spiced Nuts, Fig and Almond Cake, Grapes, Seasonal Jam
V
19
Lamb Ribs & Meatballs
Kentucky Heritage Lamb Spare Ribs, Lamb Sausage Meatballs, Root Vegetable Slaw, Sherry & Honey Reduction, Spiced Greek Yogurt, Mustard BBQ Sauce
NF
22
Crispy Glazed Pork Belly
Gochujang BBQ Glazed Pork Belly, Crispy Brussel Sprouts, Lime Rice, Chow Chow, Peanuts, Anson Mills Benne Seeds, Cilantro
DF
19
Veal Picatta and Pasta
Crispy Veal Sweetbreads, Benton’s Bacon, Preserved Lemon, Crispy Capers, Mossy Creek Mushrooms, Italian Apron Pasta
NF
18
Crispy Fried Gulf Oysters
Comeback Sauce, Preserved Lemon & Frisee Slaw
NF
16
Scallops, Peas, & Carrots
Carrot-Coriander Puree, English Peas, Pearl Onions, Caviar, Bacon Vinaigrette, Baby Carrots, Pea Tendril-Mint Salad
DF, GF, NF
24
To Start
Charred Caesar Salad
Honey Gem Lettuce, Grated Parmesan Cheese, Cornbread Crumble, Dried Heirloom Tomatoes
NF
14
Green Goddess Salad
Artisan Lettuce, Cucumber, Heirloom Tomatoes, Shaved Radish, Pickled Red Onion, Cornbread Croutons, Spring Herb Dressing
NF, V
12
The Mains
Truffled Filet Mignon
8 oz. Angus Filet of Beef, Roasted Yukon Potatoes, Charred Romanesco, Peppers, Mushroom Duxelles, Truffled Hollandaise, Braised Cipollini Onion, Port-Rosemary Reduction
GF, NF
49
Bistro Burger
Niman Ranch Grass Fed Beef, Benton’s Bacon, Smoked Onion & Tomato Jam, Bibb Lettuce, Tillamook Cheddar, Garlic Aioli, Brioche Bun, Herbed Fries
NF
26
Sunburst Farms Trout & Grits
Cornmeal Dusted Rainbow Trout, Shelton Farm Grits, Conecuh Sausage, Gulf Shrimp & Crawfish, Preserved Tomatoes
GF, NF
35
Garden Vegetable Pasta
Italian Apron Pasta, Wilted Greens, Shaved Squash, Confit Tomatoes, Local Mushrooms, Charred Eggplant, Benne Seeds, Sweet Peppers, Creamy Soubise Sauce, Lemon Oil
DF, Veg
28
Sweet Tea Brined Pork Chop
12 oz. Cheshire Pork Chop, Green Tomato & Jalapeno Jam, Charred Baby Carrots & Green Beans, Tasso Spoonbread, Red-Eye Gravy Reduction, Fermented Red Pepper Emulsion
NF, GF
39
Joyce Farms Heritage Chicken
Honey-Thyme Marinated Airline Chicken Breast, Sunchoke Puree, Sautéed Baby Mustard Greens, Artichokes and Local Mushrooms, Lemon Kombucha Gastrique, Spiced Mead Beurre Blanc, Sunchoke Chips
NF
30
Crispy Duck Breast
Moulard Duck Breast, Celeriac Puree, Morel Mushrooms, Fava Beans,Pearl Onions, Ramp Butter, Smoked Duck Jus
NF, GF
42

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