Lantern

Appetizers

Chilled local cucumber soup - chiles, mint, crème frâiche

Raw wild King salmon - green coriander seeds, yuzu

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

Seasonal greens - ume plum vinaigrette

Lantern local pasture-raised pork and chive dumplings

Black mushroom and cabbage dumplings

Vietnamese-style NC crab and local pork spring rolls - fresh mint,
lettuce, chile-lime sauce

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

Warm local green and wax bean salad - golden sesame garlic, slow-cooked egg

Crispy local pork belly - 5-spice, coriander, pickled radishes, napa
cabbage, chicharones

Entrees

Crispy whole wild NC flounder - garlic, chiles, tamarind, fresh lime leaf, carrot salad, jasmine rice

Tea and spice smoked pasture raised NC chicken - yang chow pork & shrimp fried rice, local green and wax beans, housemade XO

Steamed wild King salmon - house-pickled ginger, lemongrass, cucumber-mint salad, coconut jasmine rice

Wok-seared rice noodles - shiitake and oyster mushrooms, black mushrooms, Chinese broccoli, garlic, chile oil

Lemongrass-grilled Chapel Hill Creamery pork chop - fried farm egg, spicy green papaya-cashew salad, steamed jasmine rice, chile-lime sauce

Japanese pot on fire - braised Red Poll beef shank and brisket in broth, rare sirloin, oxtail dumplings, local vegetables, fresh wasabi, sea salt

Please call to confirm the availability of specific items.

Dessert

Bracken Brae Farm mint sundae - dark chocolate, soft cream, cocoa cookies

Yuzu pudding - Whitted Bowers Farm blueberries, soft cream

Orange County muscadine and scuppernong grape sorbet - roasted peanut & muscadine jelly cookie

Hot chocolate cake - toasted coconut ice cream

Almond panna cotta - Blue Ridge Mountain cherries, almond-sesame candy

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, Ultimi, "Sanguefreddo", Valdobbiadene, Italy, NV

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

    Pinot Noir-Pinot Meunier, Chateau Frank, Blanc de Noirs, Finger Lakes, NY, 2007

    Jacques Copinet, Brut Rosé, Montgenost, Champagne NV

    CHAMPAGNE

    Guy Larmandier, Brut Blanc de Blancs, NV (1/2 bottle)

    Jacques Copinet, Brut Rosé, Montgenost, NV

    WHITE

    Aromatic, Fresh

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

    Favorita, Cascina Barisel, Monferrato, Italy '13

    Chasselas, Marc Deschamps, Pouilly-sur-Loire, France '12

    Sauvignon Blanc, Domaine Daulny, Sancerre, France '12

    Cortese, Oltretorrente, Paderna, Italy '12

    Riesling, Dönhoff, Nahe, Germany '13

    Mineral, Lean not Mean

    Grüner Veltliner, Steininger, Kamtal, Austria '13

    Melon, Michel Delhommeau, Muscadet Sèvres et Maine, France '12

    Riesling, Müller-Grossman, Kremstal, Austria '13

    Aligoté, Edmond Cornu & Fils, Burgundy, France '12

    Petite Arvine, Elio Ottin, Valleé d’Aoste, Italy '10

    Riesling, A. J. Adam, Kabinett, Dhroner Hofberg, Mosel, Germany '11

    Textural, Ripe

    Pinot Gris/Sauvignon Blanc/Riesling, Guild Winemakers, Lot #8, Columbia Valley, OR '13

    Gros Manseng, Domaine Chiroulet, Côtes de Gasgogne, France '12

    Gewurtztraminer, André Scherer, Alsace France "10

    Chardonnay, NoCo Wine Co., North Coast, CA '11

    Altesse, Domaine Lupin, Rousette de Savoie, Frangy, France '13

    Chardonnay, Jean Manciat, Macon-Charnay, Burgundy, France '12

    Friulano, Terpin, "Jakot", Venezie, Italy '07

  • RED

    Skinny Italians

    Freisa, La Casaccia, Monferrato, Italy '11

    Frappato, Tami, Sicily, Italy '13

    Piccola Nera, Nicolini, Muggia, Venezie, Italy '11

    Ruche, Crivelli, Monferrato, Italy, '12

    Nebbiolo/Freisa, Donnas, Valleé d’Aoste, Italy '07

    Savory, Smokey

    Cabernet/Merlot, Chateau Rocher Cap de Merle, Bordeaux Supérior, France '11

    Aragonez/Cabernet Sauvignon, Herdade do Esporão, Reserva, Alentejano, Portugal '10

    Baga, Luis Pato, "Vinhas Velhas", Beiras, Portugal '10

    Cabernet Franc, Chateau de Villeneuve, Saumur Champigny, France '10

    New World Achievers

    Pinot Noir, Lumos, Willamette Valley, OR '11

    Syrah/Carignane/Grenache, Folk Machine, "Parts & Labor", Santa Rosa, CA '12

    Pinot Noir, County Line, Sonoma Coast, CA '12

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

    Bright, Clean as a Whistle

    Syrah, Lunar Apogé, Languedoc-Roussillon, France '12

    Mencia, D. Ventura, Viña do Burato, Ribeira Sacra, Spain '12

    Zweigelt, Brunn, Niederösterreich, Austria '11

    Primitivo, Plantamura, Gioia del Colle, Italy '12

    Gamay, Jean-Paul Brun, Vielles Vignes, Beaujolais, France '12

    Tempranillo/Garnacho, R. López de Heredia, Gran Reserva, Rioja, Spain '02

Wandering Star

Bulleit bourbon, honey, lemon, egg white, green Chartreuse

Moshi Moshi

blanco tequila, Homare junmai yuzu shu, Dolin dry vermouth

Junebug

Pimm’s, fresh ginger-lemon soda, cucumber

Girl Who Wears Glasses

Gin, rose, lychee, Cocchi Americano

Dark & Stormy

Blenheim spicy ginger ale, Gosling’s dark rum

Strange Acquaintance

Whisky, ruby port, lemon, Blenheim spicy ginger ale, egg white

Please call for availability on a specific night.