Lantern

Appetizers

Tom Yum - wild NC shrimp in spicy broth, fresh lime leaf, galangal, oyster mushrooms

Grass-fed Red Poll beef carpaccio - celery leaf salad, smoked High Rock Farm chestnuts

Korean-style fried chicken - chiles, crunchy jicama salad

Seasonal greens - ume plum vinaigrette

Lantern local pasture-raised pork and chive dumplings

Black mushroom and cabbage dumplings

Crispy winter vegetable egg roll - pea greens, local oyster mushrooms, savoy cabbage, hot chile and lemon

Chaat - roasted carrots, crispy black lentils, cauliflower, basil, pickled red onions, cashews, mint chutney

Warm kabocha squash salad - red lentils, saffron, dates, seared Chapel Hill Creamery paneer

Sake and tea-cured Arctic char bento box - house pickled ginger, red cabbage, fresh wasabi, miso-mayonnaise, sticky rice, nori

Entrees

Crispy whole fish Châ cá la Vong - hot chile, fresh turmeric, dill, fried shallots, roasted peanuts, spicy heirloom carrot salad, jasmine rice

Lion’s head meatballs - braised Chapel Hill Creamery pork meatballs, baby bok choy, shiitake mushrooms, spring rain noodles

Tea and spice smoked Poulet Rouge chicken - yang chow pork & shrimp fried rice, local braising greens, housemade XO

Steamed wild NC striper - seared ginger, scallions, fermented black beans, green chiles, steamed baby bok choy, jasmine rice

Housemade curry stew - local pumpkin and carrots, red onion, pea greens, tofu dumplings, Thai basil, coconut

Seared Red Poll NY strip - potato chips, charred onion, roasted miso marrow

Please call to confirm the availability of specific items.

Dessert

Snow day sundae - NC paw paw frozen custard, kiwi sorbet, passion fruit caramel, white chocolate, brown butter mochi, macadamia

Warm native persimmon pudding - candied kumquats, soft cream, local pecans

L’Hoste grapefruit sorbet - gin, vanilla, candied grapefruit, black sesame fortune

Hot chocolate cake - salty peanut brittle ice cream

High Rock Farm chestnut crème caramel - poached pear, sorghum snaps

We use pastured eggs from local farms, milk and cream from Maple View Farm,
and flour from Lindley Mills.

Please call to confirm the availability of specific items.

  • SPARKLING

    Prosecco, Ultimi, "Sanguefreddo", Valdobbiadene, Italy, NV

    Chardonnay, Céline & Laurent Tripoz, Crémant de Bourgogne, France, NV

    Pinot Noir-Pinot Meunier, Chateau Frank, Blanc de Noirs, Finger Lakes, NY, 2007

    Jacques Copinet, Brut Rosé, Montgenost, Champagne NV

    CHAMPAGNE

    Guy Larmandier, Brut Blanc de Blancs, NV (1/2 bottle)

    Jacques Copinet, Brut Rosé, Montgenost, NV

    WHITE

    Aromatic, Fresh

    Verdeca, I Pastini, Valle d'Itria, Italy '13

    Favorita, Cascina Barisel, Monferrato, Italy '13

    Chasselas, Marc Deschamps, Pouilly-sur-Loire, France '12

    Sauvignon Blanc, Domaine Daulny, Sancerre, France '12

    Cortese, Oltretorrente, Paderna, Italy '12

    Riesling, Dönhoff, Nahe, Germany '13

    Mineral, Lean not Mean

    Grüner Veltliner, Steininger, Kamtal, Austria '13

    Melon, Michel Delhommeau, Muscadet Sèvres et Maine, France '12

    Riesling, Müller-Grossman, Kremstal, Austria '13

    Aligoté, Edmond Cornu & Fils, Burgundy, France '12

    Petite Arvine, Elio Ottin, Valleé d’Aoste, Italy '10

    Riesling, A. J. Adam, Kabinett, Dhroner Hofberg, Mosel, Germany '11

    Textural, Ripe

    Pinot Gris/Sauvignon Blanc/Riesling, Guild Winemakers, Lot #8, Columbia Valley, OR '13

    Gros Manseng, Domaine Chiroulet, Côtes de Gasgogne, France '12

    Gewurtztraminer, André Scherer, Alsace France "10

    Chardonnay, NoCo Wine Co., North Coast, CA '11

    Altesse, Domaine Lupin, Rousette de Savoie, Frangy, France '13

    Chardonnay, Jean Manciat, Macon-Charnay, Burgundy, France '12

    Friulano, Terpin, "Jakot", Venezie, Italy '07

  • RED

    Skinny Italians

    Freisa, La Casaccia, Monferrato, Italy '11

    Frappato, Tami, Sicily, Italy '13

    Piccola Nera, Nicolini, Muggia, Venezie, Italy '11

    Ruche, Crivelli, Monferrato, Italy, '12

    Nebbiolo/Freisa, Donnas, Valleé d’Aoste, Italy '07

    Savory, Smokey

    Cabernet/Merlot, Chateau Rocher Cap de Merle, Bordeaux Supérior, France '11

    Aragonez/Cabernet Sauvignon, Herdade do Esporão, Reserva, Alentejano, Portugal '10

    Baga, Luis Pato, "Vinhas Velhas", Beiras, Portugal '10

    Cabernet Franc, Chateau de Villeneuve, Saumur Champigny, France '10

    New World Achievers

    Pinot Noir, Lumos, Willamette Valley, OR '11

    Syrah/Carignane/Grenache, Folk Machine, "Parts & Labor", Santa Rosa, CA '12

    Pinot Noir, County Line, Sonoma Coast, CA '12

    Zinfandel/Petite Syrah, Ridge, "Three Valleys", Sonoma Coast, CA '12

    Bright, Clean as a Whistle

    Syrah, Lunar Apogé, Languedoc-Roussillon, France '12

    Mencia, D. Ventura, Viña do Burato, Ribeira Sacra, Spain '12

    Zweigelt, Brunn, Niederösterreich, Austria '11

    Primitivo, Plantamura, Gioia del Colle, Italy '12

    Gamay, Jean-Paul Brun, Vielles Vignes, Beaujolais, France '12

    Tempranillo/Garnacho, R. López de Heredia, Gran Reserva, Rioja, Spain '02

A Deed Without a Name

Laphroaig 10yr Islay, almond, lemon, egg white

Junebug

Pimm’s, fresh ginger-lemon soda, cucumber

Milk of Human Kindness

Gin, elderflower, sake, Prosecco, egg white

Moshi Moshi

blanco tequila, Homare junmai yuzu shu, Dolin dry vermouth

Dark & Stormy

Blenheim spicy ginger ale, Gosling’s dark rum

Late Blossom

Luksusowa potato vodka, Lillet blanc, lychee, orange blossom water

Please call for availability on a specific night.