Lantern

Appetizers

LANTERN STEAK TARTARE
radish, yuzu, Bracken Brae farm egg, rice cracker

BENTO BOX
sake and tea-cured Bristol Bay sockeye salmon, house pickled ginger,
red cabbage, fresh wasabi, miso-mayonnaise, sticky rice, nori

CHILLED JAPANESE-STYLE HEIRLOOM TOMATO SOUP
fresh wasabi

LOCAL LETTUCE
ume plum vinaigrette

FIERY JAPANESE EGGPLANT SALAD
garlic, fresh chiles, mint

LOCAL HEIRLOOM TOMATO SALAD
Japanese shiso, shallots

CRISPY LOCAL OKRA
Indian spices, hot tomato chutney

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

PEA SHOOT and SCALLION DUMPLINGS
sesame, miso

THAI CHICKEN SALAD
chiles, lime, roasted peanuts, red onions, crispy noodles

PORK and CHIVE DUMPLINGS
whey fed pork, garlic chives

SALT and PEPPER SHRIMP
fried jalapeños, coriander 

Entrees

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

TEA AND SPICE SMOKED WHITE OAK PASTURES CHICKEN
yang chow pork and shrimp fried rice, local long beans, 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

SEAFOOD HOT POT
lobster dumplings in broth, wild NC shrimp, littleneck clams, pea greens
spring rain noodles, fresh lime leaf, tomatoes

BBQ'D CHAPEL HILL CREAMERY PORK SHOULDER
cool rice noodles, lettuce cups, Vietnamese herb salad, chile-lime sauce roasted peanut caramel

WHOLE WILD NC FISH
garlic, chiles, tamarind, fresh lime leaf, heirloom carrot salad, jasmine rice


Please call to confirm the availability of specific items.

Dessert

HOT CHOCOLATE CAKE
Lil' Farm strawberry ice cream

ALMOND PANNA COTTA
local peaches, almond-sesame candy

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

YUZU PUDDING
fresh local blueberries, soft cream

MUSCADINE GRAPE SORBET
peanut butter and jelly 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.