Lantern

Appetizers

Duck matzoh ball soup - slow-cooked duck, duck cracklings

Local lettuces - ume plum vinaigrette

Salt and pepper shrimp - wild shrimp with crispy shells, fried jalapeños, coriander, sea salt

Spicy sesame noodles - crunchy seasonal vegetables, roasted peanuts, fresh herbs

Black mushroom and cabbage dumplings

Lantern local pasture-raised pork and chive dumplings

Winter egg roll - shiitake and oyster mushrooms, savoy cabbage, egg, hot mustard

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

Local grass-fed beef sashimi - sea urchin, 7-spice, L'Hoste satsuma

Bento box - sake and tea-cured Sockeye salmon, house pickled ginger, red cabbage, fresh wasabi, miso-mayonaise, sticky rice, nori

Charcuterie - pork terrine, crispy rillette, Lantern 18-month cured ham, air-dried Red Poll beef, Chicken Bridge Bakery bolillo, local pickles

Thai-style chicken salad - local chicken, chiles, lime, roasted peanuts, red onions, crispy noodles

Entrees

Coconut braised Chapel Hill Creamery pork shank - fresh galangal, crispy shallots, spicy green papaya salad, roasted peanuts, jasmine rice

Orange Duck - Brinkley Farm sweet potato-ginger puree, L’Hoste kumquats, pickled chile

Crispy whole black bass Cha Ca La Vong -  hot chile, fresh turmeric, dill, fried shallots, roasted peanuts, spicy heirloom carrot salad, jasmine rice

Seared local grass-fed bavette steak - Lantern potato chips, charred onions, roasted miso marrow

Dashi sticky rice - braised local sunchokes, Four Leaf Farm fava beans and pea greens, slow-cooked farm egg, Understory Farm oyster mushrooms

Steamed wild NC fish - seared ginger, scallions, fermented black beans, chiles, soy, baby bok choy, jasmine rice

Please call to confirm the availability of specific items.

Dessert

Frozen High Rock Farm chestnut custard - espresso caramel candied chestnuts, cocoa nib cookie

Pistachio panna cotta - blood orange caramel, pistachio brittle

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

L'Hoste grapefruit sorbet - almond cookies

Hot chocolate cake - purple sweet potato and marshmallow ice cream

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, Le Dolci Colline, Veneto, Italy, NV

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

    Aimery, Crémant de Limoux, France, NV

    La Croix Des Vainqueurs, Vouvray, France '10

    By the Glass

    Prosecco, Le Dolci Colline, Veneto, Italy NV

    CHAMPAGNE

    Aubry, Brut, Premier Cru, Champagne, France, NV

    Voirin-Jumel, Blanc de Blancs,Grand Cru, Cramant, Champagne, France, NV

    Jacques Copinet, Brut Rosé, Montgenost, Champagne, France, NV

    WHITE

    Aromatic, Fresh

    Pinot Bianco/Friulano, Visintini, Cinzia, Coli Orientali, Italy '14

    Sauvignon/Riesling, Le Vigne Di Zamo Bianco, Venezia Giulia, Italy '13

    Grenache Blanc/Marsanne, Saint Roch, Côte du Roussillon, France '13

    Gewürztraminer blend, Montinore, "Borealis", Willamette Valley, OR '14

    Favorita, Cascina Barisel, Monferrato, Italy ' 12

    Sauvignon Blanc/Chardonnay/Muscat, Franciscan Estate, Napa, CA '13

    Sauvignon Blanc, Gamble, Napa Valley, CA '13        

    Mineral, Lean not Mean

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

    Grüner Veltliner, Markowitsch, Carnuntum,  Austria '14

    Chenin Blanc, Château Villeneuve, Saumur, France '12

    Sauvignon Blanc, Girard et Fils, Sancerre, France ' 14

    Timorasso, Oltretorrente, Colli Tortonesi, Paderna, Italy '12

    Textural, Ripe

    Pinot Gris/Chardonnay, Guild Lot #9, Columbia Valley, OR '14

    Sauvignon Blanc, Sileni, Reserve, "The Straits", Marlborough, NZ '14

    Riesling, Jacob Schneider, Nahe, Germany '13

    Clairette/Rousanne, Domaine Galevan, Côtes du Rhône, France '13

    Chardonnay, Jean-Paul Brun, Beaujolais Blanc, France '14

    Chardonnay/Sauvignon/Grenache Blanc, Pont De Gassac, Pays D'Herault, France '14

    Chardonnay, Artesa, Carneros, CA '13

    Riesling, J.& H.A. Strub, Spätlese, Niersteiner Paterberg, Germany '01

    Chardonnay, LIOCO, Sonoma, CA '13

    By the Glass

    Zweitgelt/Syrah/Merlot (rosé), Anton Bauer, Wagram, Austria ‘14

    Cabernet/Syrah/Merlot (rosé), Gamble, Napa Valley, CA ‘14

    Grüner Veltliner, Markowitsch, Carnuntum,  Austria '14

    Chardonnay, Jean-Paul Brun, Beaujolais Blanc, France ‘14

    Pinot Bianco/Friulano, Visintini, Cinzia, Coli Orientali, Italy ‘14

    Pinot Gris/Chardonnay, Guild Lot #9, Columbia Valley, OR '14

    Sauvignon Blanc, Domaine Girard & Fils, Sancerre, France '14

  • RED

    Skinny Italians

    Primitivo, Plantamura, Gioia del Colle, Italy '13

    Freisa, La Casaccia, Monferrato, Italy '13

    Barbera, Oltretorrente, Paderna, Italy '13

    Franconia, Visintini, Venezia Guilia, Italy '12\

    Barbera, Pio Cesare, Piedmont, Italy '13

    Savory, Smokey

    Malbec, Château Vincens, Cahors, France '12

    Merlot/Cabernet, Chateau Rocher Cap de Merle, Bordeaux Supérieur, France '12

    Cabernet Franc, Château de Villeneuve, Saumur-Champigny, France '11

    Grenache/Syrah, Domaine De La Janasse, Côtes du Rhône, France '12

    Merlot/Cabernet, Château Graves De Rabion, Saint-Emilion, Bordeaux, France '11

    Aragonez/Cabernet Sauvignon, Herdade do Esporão, Reserva, Alentejano, Portugal '12

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

    New World Achievers

    Cabernet/Tempranillo/Merlot/Syrah, Elements, Sonoma County, CA '12

    Pinot Noir, Kenwood, Russian River Valley,  CA '13

    Petite Syrah, Americano, Napa, CA '11

    Pinot Noir, Montinore, Willamette Valley, OR '14

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

    Bright, Clean as a Whistle

    Merlot/Cabernet, Chateau Vieux Manoir, Bordeaux, France '10

    Zweitgelt, Tinhof, Burgenland, Austria '11

    Grenache/Syrah Blend, L'Hortus, Pic Saint Loup, France '12

    Gamay, Domaine De Colette, Beaujolais, France '14

    Zweitgelt Blend, Pittnauer, Burgenland, Austria '13

    Kratošija/Vranec, Tikveš, Barovo, Macedonia '11

    Garnacha/Carignan, Buil & Giné, Priorat, Spain '13

    Gamay, Pascal Granger, Julienas, Beaujolais, France '11

    Gamay, Clos De La Roilette, Fleurie, Beaujolais, France '14 

    Blaufränkisch, Hillinger, Burgenland, Austria '14

    By the Glass

    Merlot/Cabernet, Chateau Vieux Manoir, Bordeaux, France ‘10

    Tempranillo, Dominio de Heredia, Rioja, Spain ‘13

    Gamay, Domaine De Colette, Beaujolais-Villages, France ‘14

    Cabernet/Tempranillo/Merlot/Syrah, Elements, Sonoma County, CA '12

    Pinot Noir, Hillinger Eveline, Burgenland, Austria ‘14

Prufrock - bourbon, peach, lemon, traditional egg white

Todo Bien - Del Maguey Vida organic mezcal tequila, Aperol, lemon, ginger

Girl Who Wears Glasses - gin, rose, lychee, Lillet Blanc

Junebug - Pimm’s, fresh ginger-lemon soda, cucumber

Bitter Mai Tai - Campari, aged rum, orange, Curaçao, lime, orgeat

Dark & Stormy - Blenheim spicy ginger ale, Gosling’s dark rum

Please call for availability on a specific night.