Lantern

Appetizers

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

Spicy grassfed beef tartare - Red Poll sirloin, pickled shallots, lime leaf, chiles, toasted rice

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

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

Seasonal vegetable spring rolls - sweet chile sauce, very hot mustard

Deviled NC blue crab cakes - hot Japanese mustard, pickled mustard seed

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

Entrees

BBQ’d local pork chop - crispy kimchi potatoes, green onion, pine nuts             

Crispy wild catfish - homemade red curry, Thai basil, coriander, spicy cucumber-mint salad   

Spicy lemongrass tofu - pan-fried with rice vermicelli, oyster mushrooms, basil, garlic, crispy shallots, roasted peanuts, local pea greens

Japanese Pot on Fire - braised Red Poll beef shank and short ribs in broth, rare sirloin, oxtail dumplings, local vegetables, fresh wasabi, sea salt

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

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

Please call to confirm the availability of specific items.

Dessert

Buttermilk panna cotta - Whitted Bowers Farm strawberries, pistachio cookie

Preserved Whitted Bowers strawberry ice cream sundae - cardamom waffle cone

Warm brown butter cake - fresh strawberries, pink peppercorn ice cream

Plum sorbet - red wine, black pepper, black sesame fortune

Hot chocolate cake - malted milk chocolate 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

Strange Acquaintance

Whiskey, ruby port, lemon, egg whites

Risa Linterna

Blanco tequila, housemade coffee liquor, sweet vermouth

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

Pistachio Daiquari

Pistachio-infused rum, dry sherry, lime, angostura

Please call for availability on a specific night.