Lantern

Appetizers

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

NC snapper sashimi - cucumber dashi, fresh wasabi

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

Seasonal greens - ume plum vinaigrette

Black mushroom and cabbage dumplings

Lantern local pasture-raised pork and chive dumplings

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

Chaat - crispy chickpeas and potatoes, cauliflower, cucumbers, pickled red onions, mint chutney

Crispy duck spring rolls - duck confit, cracklings, scallions, brandy-hoisin

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

Entrees

Lemongrass-grilled local pork chop - fried farm egg, spicy green papaya salad, roasted peanuts, jasmine rice

Spice-cured Moulard duck - local sweet potato-ginger puree, warm organic
kumquat-chile relish, Four Leaf Farm pea greens

Steamed NC fish – seared ginger, scallions, fermented black beans, green chiles, steamed baby bok choy, jasmine rice

Moon-viewing hotpot - homemade Anson Mills soba noodles, shiitake and oyster mushrooms, local vegetables, slow cooked local farm egg

Korean-style braised beef short ribs - local Napa cabbage kimchi,
white sweet potato-chile pancake

Tea and spice smoked pasture-raised NC chicken - yang chow pork and
shrimp fried rice, local braising greens, housemade XO

Please call to confirm the availability of specific items.

Dessert

Roasted banana ice cream sundae - caramel, soft cream, NC peanut brittle

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

Mango sorbet - tequila, agave, lime, black sesame fortune

Hot chocolate cake - pecan 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, Le Dolci Colline, Veneto, Italy, NV

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

    Chardonnay, Aimery, Crémant de Limoux, France, NV

    Pinot Noir, Gran Codorniu, Sant Sadurni D'Anoia, Spain '12

    CHAMPAGNE

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

    Jacques Copinet, Brut Rosé, Montgenost, Champagne NV

    WHITE

    Aromatic, Fresh

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

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

    Cortese, Borgo Moncalvo, Piedmont, Italy '13,

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

    Favorita, Cascina Barisel, Monferrato, Italy ' 12

    SauvignonBlanc/Chardonnay/Muscat, Franciscan Estate, Napa, CA '13

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

    Sauvignon Blanc, Gamble, Napa Valley, CA '13        

    Mineral, Lean not Mean

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

    Grüner Veltliner, Tegernseerhof, Federspiel,  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/Sauvignon/Riesling, Guild Winemakers, Lot #8, Columbia Valley, OR '13

    Riesling, Jacob Schneider, Nahe, Germany '13

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

    Chardonnay, Jean Marc Brocard, Bourgogne, France '14

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

    Chardonnay, Artesa, Carneros, CA '13

    Sauvignon Blanc, Kim Crawford, Small Parcels, "Spitfire", Marlborough, NZ '14

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

    Chardonnay, LIOCO, Sonoma, CA '13

  • RED

    Skinny Italians

    Primitivo, Plantamura, Gioia del Colle, Italy '13

    Freisa, La Casaccia, Monferrato, Italy '13

    Barbera, Dacapo, Monferrato, Italy '12

    Franconia, Visintini, Venezia Guilia, Italy '12\

    Barbera, Pio Cesare, Piedmont, Italy '13

    Savory, Smokey

    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 De La Ligne, Bordeaux Supérieur, Bordeaux, France '07

    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 Sauvignon, Pedroncelli, Dry Creek Valley, CA '13

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

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

    Pinot Noir, Omero, Willamette, OR '13

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

    Bright, Clean as a Whistle

    Merlot/Pinot Noir/St. Laurent, Hillinger, Burgenland, Austria '13

    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   

Strange Acquaintance

Whiskey, ruby port, lemon, egg whites

Todo Bien

Del Maguey Vida Organic Mezcal, Aperol, lemon, ginger

Junebug

Pimm’s, fresh ginger-lemon soda, cucumber

Girl Who Wears Glasses

Gin, lychee, Lillet blanc, rose

Dark & Stormy

Blenheim spicy ginger ale, Gosling’s dark rum

Looking Glass

Brandy, Pedro Ximenez sherry, lemon and egg white

Please call for availability on a specific night.