Lantern

Appetizers

BENTO BOX
red cabbage, fresh wasabi, miso-mayonnaise, sticky rice, nori

WILD SOCKEYE SALMON TARTARE
beets, crème fraîche, horseradish, cucumber

SPICY CHILLED CUCUMBER SOUP
chiles, lime, mint

LOCAL LETTUCES
ume plum dressing

LOCAL HEIRLOOM TOMATO SALAD
Japanese shiso, shallots, garlic mayonnaise

PEA SHOOT & SCALLION DUMPLINGS
sesame, miso

CRISPY SMOKED CHICKEN WINGS
Lantern hot sauce, scallion-buttermilk

PORK & CHIVE DUMPLINGS
whey fed pork, garlic chives

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

SALT and PEPPER SHRIMP
fried jalapeños, coriander

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

Entrees

LOCAL TOMATO AND VEGETABLE STEW
chickpeas, saffron, Chapel Hill Creamery Paneer, basmati rice, chutneys

TEA AND SPICED SMOKED WHITE OAK PASTURES CHICKEN
yang chow pork and shrimp fried rice, braising greens, housemade XO

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

COCONUT BRAISED LOCAL PORK SHANK
fresh galangal, crispy shallots, roasted peanuts, spicy green papaya salad, jasmine rice

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

Please call to confirm the availability of specific items.

Dessert

HOT CHOCOLATE CAKE
preserved local strawberry ice cream 

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

YUZU PUDDING
local blueberries, soft cream

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

BRACKEN BRAE FARM MINT & LIME SORBET
pistachio fortune cookie




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

    Alberici, Lambrusco Dell'Emilia Rosso,"Il Casalone", Italy, NV                                                                                                                                                                
    Aimery, Brut, Crémant de Limoux, France, NV

    La Croix Des Vainqueurs, Brut, Vouvray, France '14

    Steininger, Brut, Niederösterreich, Austria, '14

    By the Glass

    Corte Giovanni, Brut, Prosecco, Treviso, Italy, NV

    CHAMPAGNE

    Billecart-Salmon, Brut Réserve, Champagne, France, NV (half bottle)                                                            

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

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

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

    WHITE

    Aromatic, Fresh

    Albana, Poderi Nespolio, "Campodor", Romagna, Italy '16          

    Foravia, Cascina Barisel, Monferrato, Italy, '14

    GewÜrztraminer, Banyan, Monterey County, CA '17

    Sauvignon Blanc, Goldschmidt, Boulder Bank, Marlborough, NZ '17

    Sauvignon Blanc, Honig, Napa Valley, CA '16

    Gewürztraminer, Domaine Specht, Alsace, France '15

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

    Mineral, Lean not Mean

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

    Grüner Veltliner, Höpler, Burgenland,  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                                            
     
    Trebbiano, Centorame, Abruzzo, Italy '14

    Trebbiano/Chardonnay/Malvasia, Corzano e Paterno, Toscana, Italy '16    

    Riesling, Sparkman Cellars, "Birdie", Columbia Valley, WA '16

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

    Chardonnay, Jean-Paul Brun, Beaujolais Blanc, France '16          

    Chardonnay, Tobias, "Blue Oaks Vineyard", Mendocino, CA '15

    Riesling, Hofgut Falkenstein, Niedermenniger Herrenberg, Spatlese, Mosel, Germany '16

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

    Chardonnay, LIOCO, Sonoma, CA '15

     

    By the Glass

    Zeigelt (rosé), Brunn Niederösterreich, Austria ‘17

    GewÜrztraminer, Hyland Estates, Willamette Valley, OR ‘17

    Chardonnay, Pennautier, Pays D’Oc, France ‘16

    Riesling, Salmon, Trocken Kremstal, Austria ‘14

    Sauvignon Blanc, Girard et Fils, Sancerre, France ‘17

    Grüner Veltliner, Höpler, Burgenland, Austria ‘16

  • RED

    Skinny Italians

    Montepulciano, Marramiero, Montepulciaino D'Abruzzo, Italy '15

    Freisa, La Casaccia, "Monfiorenza", Monferrato, Italy '13

    Vernatsch, Berger, "St. Magdalener", Südtirol, Italy '15

    Refosco dal Peduncolo, Fossa Mala, Friuli, Italy '13

    Pelaverga Piccolo, Castello Di Verduno, Piedmont, Italy '15

    Savory, Smokey

    Mencia, Viña Reboreda, Ribeiro, Spain '16

    Aghiorghitiko, Domaine Skouras, "Saint George", Nemea, Greece '14

    Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot, Château Grand Portail, Bordeaux, France '16

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

    Garnacha/Carignan, Buil & Giné, Priorat, Spain '15

    Aragonez/Cabernet Sauvignon, Herdade do Esporão, Reserva, Alentejano, Portugal '14

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

    New World Achievers

    Pinot Noir, Kenwood Vineyards, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, CA '16

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

    Malbec/Cabernet/Merlot, Sparkman Cellars, "Kindred", Columbia Valley, WA '15

    Pinot Noir, Montinore Estate, Willamette Valley, OR '16

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

    Bright, Clean as a Whistle

    Zweigelt/Bläufrankisch, Markowitsch, Carnuntum, Austria '15

    Zweigelt/Bläufrankisch, Tinhof, "Wild Boar",  Burgenland, Austria '13

    Zweigelt/Bläufrankisch/Merlot, Netzl Cuvée, Carnuntum, Austria '14

    Blaufränksich, Hillinger, Burgenland, Austria '15  

    Gamay, Stéphane Aviron, Vieilles Vignes, Chenas, Beaujolais, France '13

    Zweigelt/Bläufrankisch, Pittnauer, Burgenland, Austria '13

    Pinot Noir/Gamay, Domaine des Bérioles, Saint-Pourçain, France '16

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

    Pinot Noir, Hofgut Falkenstein, Niedermenniger Herrenberg, Mosel, Germany '15

    Pinot Noir, Vincent Stoeffler, Alsace, France '15

    By the Glass

    Barbera, Giovanni Rosso, Donna Margerita, Barbera D’Alba,
    Italy ‘14

    Zweigelt, Berger, Kremstal, Austria ‘15

    Gamay, Cave Du Château De Chénas, Chénas, France ‘15

    Pinot Noir, Westmount Vineyard, Willamette Valley, Oregon ‘15

Walk Right In -  bourbon, muddled local blueberries, lemon

Moshi Moshi - blanco tequila, Homare Junmai Yuzu Shu,
Dolin dry vermouth, lemon

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

Frequency Hopper -  Fair Game Apple Brandy, triple sec, lime, orgeat, Addition fenugreek bitters

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

Drunken Angel - Shiso-infused gin, watermelon, lime, shiso salt halo

Hibiscus Petal - Hibiscus-infused vodka, Thai basil, fresh lime 

Please call for availability on a specific night.