Lantern

Appetizers

WARM KABOCHA SALAD
red lentils, saffron, dates, Chapel Hill Creamery paneer

SMOKED DUCK CONGEE
NC rice, pickled radish, cracklings

LOCAL LETTUCE
ume plum vinaigrette

VIETNAMESE-STYLE NC CRAB AND PORK SPRING ROLLS
fresh mint, lettuce, chile-lime sauce

SALT and PEPPER SHRIMP
fried jalapenos, coriander

KOREAN FRIED CHICKEN
garlic, chiles, pickled radish

FILET of GRASS-FED BEEF SASHIMI
Red Poll Beef, wild Lion's Mane mushroom, black sesame, chile, pine nuts

PORK and CHIVE DUMPLINGS
whey fed pork, garlic chives

MUSHROOM DUMPLINGS
Small Potatoes Farm shiitakes, napa cabbage

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

LANTERN SEASONAL PICKLE PLATE

WILD NC FLOUNDER TARTARE
cucumber, fresh wasabi, fisharrón

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

Entrees

MOON VIEWING HOT POT
homemade Anson Mills soba noodles, local shiitake and oyster mushrooms, seasonal vegetables, slow-cooked farm egg

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

LEMONGRASS GRILLED LOCAL PORK CHOP
fried local farm egg, spicy cucumber salad, roasted peanuts, steamed jasmine rice

JAPANESE STEAKHOUSE-STYLE STEAK
local grass-fed bavette steak, crispy spinach, ponzu sauce, warm green tea sushi rice

CRISPY WILD BLACK BASS CHÂ CÁ LA VONG
hot chile, fresh turmeric, dill, fried shallots, roasted peanuts, spicy heirloom carrot salad, jasmine rice

Please call to confirm the availability of specific items.

Dessert

HOT CHOCOLATE CAKE
pecan brittle ice cream

PISTACHIO PANNA COTTA
blood orange caramel, pistachio brittle

FROZEN HIGH ROCK FARM CHESTNUT CUSTARD
espresso caramel, rum-soaked prunes, cocoa nib cookie

WARM SPICED GINGERBREAD
Maple Spring Gardens ginger ice cream

PLUM SORBET
red wine, black pepper, black sesame 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

    Domaine Cady, Brut, Crémant de Loire, France, NV

    Aimery, Crémant de Limoux, France, NV

    La Croix Des Vainqueurs, Vouvray, France '14

    Steininger, Brut, Niederösterreich, Austria, '13

    By the Glass

    Prosecco, Corte Giovanni, Treviso, Italy NV

    CHAMPAGNE

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

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

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

    WHITE

    Aromatic, Fresh

    Picpoul de Pinet, La Croix Gratiot, Languedoc, France '16

    Gewürtraminer Blend, Montinore Estate, "Borealis", Willamette Valley, OR '15

    Gewürztraminer, Domaine Specht, Alsace, France '15

    Pinot Grigio, Gaierhof, Trentino, Italy '14    

    Zibibbo, Gorghi Tondi, "Rajàh", Sicily, Italy '15          

    Albariño, Hill Family Estate, Stewart Ranch, Carneros, CA '15

    Pinot Gris, Domaines Schlumberger, Les Princes Abbés, Alsace, France '15

    Mineral, Lean not Mean

    Verdeca, I Pastini, Valle d'Itria, Italy ' 14

    Grüner Veltliner, Steininger, Kamptal,  Austria '16

    Chenin Blanc, Château de Villeneuve, Saumur, Loire , France '16

    Sauvignon Blanc, Girard et Fils, Sancerre, France '16
                                                        
    Timorasso, Oltretorrente, Colli Tortonesi, Paderna, Italy '13

    Textural, Ripe

    Riesling, Montinore Estate, Willamette Valley, OR '15

    Sauvignon Blanc, Goldschmidt, Boulder Bank, Marlborough, NZ '16

    Godello, Rogo, Valdeorras, Spain '15

    Foravia, Cascina Barisel, Monferrato, Italy, '14

    Sauvignon Blanc, Honig, Napa Valley, CA '16

    Chardonnay/SauvignonBlanc, Pont De Gassac, Pays D'Herault, France '15

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

    Chardonnay, Artesa, Carneros, CA '14

    Roussette, Domaine Lupin, "Cuvee du Pépé" Frangy, Savoie, France '13

    Chardonnay, LIOCO, Sonoma, CA '15

    By the Glass

    Cabernet Sauvignon (rosé), Steininger, Österreich, Austria ‘16

    Gewürztraminer, Domaine Specht, Alsace, France ‘15

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

    Albariño, Hill Family Estate, Stewart Ranc, Carneros, CA ‘15

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

    Grüner Veltliner, Steininger, Kamptal, Austria ‘16

  • RED

    Skinny Italians

    Montepulciano, Garofoli, Piancarda, Marche, Italy '14

    Barbera, Oltretorrente, Paderna, Italy '14

    Franconia, Visintini, Venezia Guilia, Italy '14

    Vernatsch/Lagrein, Berger, Thurnhof, St. Magdalena, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy '15

    Ruchè, Crivelli, Piedmont, Italy '13

    Savory, Smokey

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

    Grenache/Syrah/Mourvedre, Domaine de Couron, Côtes Du Rhône Villages, France '13

    Malbec, Bodega Alto 3, Catamarca, Argentina '14

    Cabernet Franc, Château de Villeneuve, Saumur-Champigny, France '14

    Aragonez/Cabernet Sauvignon, Herdade do Esporão, Reserva, Alentejano, Portugal '13

    Mencia, Godelia, Bierzo, Spain '12

    Baga, Luis Pato, "Vinhas Velhas", Beiras, Portugal '11

    New World Achievers

    Pinot Noir, Kenwood Vineyards, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, CA '15

    Merlot/Cabernet, Goldschmidt, "Fidelity", Alexander Valley, CA '15

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

    Pinot Noir, Montinore Estate, Willamette Valley, OR '15

    Cabernet Sauvignon, Broadside, Margarita Vineyard, Paso Robles, CA '14

    Bright, Clean as a Whistle

    Gamay, Stéphane Aviron, Beajolais Villages, France '15  
    Zweigelt/Bläufrankisch, Markowitsch, Carnuntum, Austria '15

    Zweigelt/Bläufrankisch/St. Laurent, Meinklang, Burgenland, Austria '15

    Gamay, Domaine De Colette, Régnié, Beaujolais, France '14

    Zweigelt Blend, Pittnauer, Burgenland, Austria '13                    

    Kratošija/Vranec, Tikveš, Barovo, Macedonia '11

    Garnacha/Carignan, Buil & Giné, Priorat, Spain '14

    Gamay, Pascal Granger, Juliénas, Beaujolais, France '13

    Pinot Noir, Vincent Stoeffler, Alsace, France, '15

    By the Glass

    Malbec, Bodega Alto 3, Catamarca, Argentina ‘14

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

    Grenache/Syrah/Mourvèdre, Domaine de Couron, Côte du Rhône Villages, France ‘13

    Gamay, Stéphane Aviron, Beaujolais Villages, France ‘15

Saketini - Luksusowa potato vodka, Tozai junmai sake, cucumber

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

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

Strange Acquaintance - whisky, ruby port, lemon, egg white

Edgewood - gin, Cocchi vermouth di Americano, Cynar, grapefruit, salt

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

Please call for availability on a specific night.