Lantern

Appetizers

BRINKLEY FARM SILVER QUEEN CORN SOUP
heirloom tomatoe

LOCAL LETTUCE
ume plum vinaigrette

VIETNAMESE-STYLE SUMMER ROLLS
NC shrimp, basil, mint, cool rice noodles, roasted peanut-hoisin, chile-lime

SALT and PEPPER SHRIMP
fried jalapenos, coriander

HEIRLOOM TOMATO SALAD
Japanese shiso, shallots

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

PORK and CHIVE DUMPLINGS
whey fed pork, garlic chives

MUSHROOM DUMPLINGS
Small Potatoes Farm shiitakes, napa cabbage

WARM SMOKED ELYSIAN FIELDS EGGPLANT
spicy Japanese mustard, miso, black sesame, roasted pine nuts

CRISPY LOCAL OKRA
Indian spices, hot tomato chutney

FILET of GRASS-FED BEEF SASHIMI
Red Poll beef, black sesame, chile, pine nuts

WILD SOCKEYE SALMON TARTARE
green coriander, yuzu, rice cracker

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

Entrees

SPICY LEMONGRASS TOFU
pan-fried with rice vermicelli, oyster mushrooms, basil, garlic, crispy shallots, roasted peanuts, local pea greens

TEA AND SPICE SMOKED WHITE OAK PASTURES CHICKEN
yang chow pork and shrimp fried rice, local green and yellow wax beans, housemade XO

CRISPY WILD NC CATFISH
housemade red curry, Thai basil, spicy cucumber-mint salad

LANTERN BI BIM BOP
seared local grass-fed beef, chestnut sticky rice, marinated seasonal vegetables, slow-cooked farm egg, housemade hot pepper sauce

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

BBQ’D LOCAL PORK CHOP
crispy kimchi potatoes, green onion, pine nuts

 

Please call to confirm the availability of specific items.

Dessert

HOT CHOCOLATE CAKE
thai coffee ice cream, coffee brittle

SUMMER SIDEWALK
mango frozen yogurt, cardamom waffle cone, local raspberries, dirty cherry

YUZU PUDDING
fresh local blueberries, soft cream

CHERRY STONE PANNA COTTA
Blue Ridge Mountain cherries, almond-sesame candy

BRACKEN BRAE FARM MINT & LIME SORBET
pistachio 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, Corte Giovanni Treviso, 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, Corte Giovanni, Treviso, 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

    Grolleau Gris (rosé), Domaine Des Herbauges, Loire Valley, France ‘16

    Gewürztraminer, Domaine Specht, Alsace, France ‘15

    Chardonnay, Jean-Paul Brun, Beaujolais Blanc, France ‘15

    Picpoul de Pinet, Domaine La Grangette, Coteaux de Languedoc, France ‘15

    Sauvignon Blanc, Girard et Fils, Sancerre, France ‘16

    Melon, Domaine de la Pepière, Muscadet Sèvre et Maine, France ‘15

  • 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

    Cabernet Sauvignon, Bench, Knights Valley, Sonoma County, CA ‘14

    Vernatsch/Lagrein, Berger, Thurnhof, St. Magdalener, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy ‘15

    Zweigelt Blend, Markowitsch, Carnuntum, Austria ‘15

    Pinot Noir, Raptor Ridge Willamette Valley, OR ‘12

Pomme Empoisonnée - Fair Game apple brandy, Cointreau, Campari, lemon, hibiscus sugar

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

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

Walk Right In - Bourbon, muddled local blueberries, lemon

Red Geisha - Vodka, fresh strawberry, lime, ginger

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

Please call for availability on a specific night.