Lantern

Appetizers

WILD SHRIMP and RICE SOUP 
local asparagus, coriander, ramps

LOCAL LETTUCE
ume plum vinaigrette

VEGETABLE SPRING ROLLS
shiitake and oyster mushrooms, napa cabbage, egg, hot mustard

CHAAT
crispy chickpeas and potatoes, cauliflower, cucumbers, pickled red onions,
tamarind and mint chutney

PORK and CHIVE DUMPLINGS
whey fed pork, garlic chives

MUSHROOM DUMPLINGS
Small Potatoes Farm shiitakes, napa cabbage

RED POLL BEEF WONTONS
roasted garlic, sichuan, chile

SALT and PEPPER SHRIMP
fried jalapenos, coriander

CATBRIAR FARM ASPARAGUS
miso, crispy country ham, slow-cooked farm eggs

BLACK SEA BASS TARTARE
fresh wasabi, cucumber, scallions, rice crackers

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

CHARCUTERIE
pork terrine, crispy rillettes, Lantern 18-month cured ham, air-dried Red Poll beef, pickled shrimp, Chicken Bridge Bakery bolillo, local pickles

Entrees

WOK-SEARED RICE NOODLES
shiitake and oyster mushrooms, black mushrooms, Chinese broccoli, garlic, chile oil

TEA AND SPICE SMOKED POULET ROUGE CHICKEN
yang chow pork and shrimp fried rice, local braising greens, housemade XO

STEAMED WILD NC FISH
seared ginger, scallions, fermented black beans, green chiles, soy, baby bok choy, jasmine rice

JAPANESE STEAKHOUSE-STYLE LOCAL NY STRIP
crispy spinach, ponzu sauce, warm green tea sushi rice, sea salt

LEMONGRASS GRILLED CHAPEL HILL CREAMERY PORK CHOP
local fried farm egg, spicy green papaya salad, roasted peanuts, steamed jasmine rice

CRISPY WHOLE WILD CATFISH
garlic, chiles, tamarind, fresh lime leaf, spicy heirloom carrot salad, jasmine rice

 

Please call to confirm the availability of specific items.

Dessert

HOT CHOCOLATE CAKE
malted milk chocolate ice cream

STRAWBERRY ICE CREAM SUNDAE
cardamom waffle cone, local strawberries

FRESH COCONUT AND ROSE CREAM CAKE
hibiscus-rose syrup, candied coconut, pistachios

WHITTED BOWERS LOCAL HONEY PANNA COTTA
fresh kiwi, honeycomb candy

MANGO SORBET
tequila, agave, lime, roasted peanut fortune

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

C.C.C.P - Corralejo Reposado, sweet vermouth with chocolate, chipotle, pasilla

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

Skittering Dragonfly - Cardamom-infused gin, Lantern tonic, cucumber, lime 

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

Sin Invierna - Bourbon, local honey, Assam tea, lemon

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

Please call for availability on a specific night.