Lantern

Appetizers

 LOCAL SWEET POTATO SOUP
heirloom apples, miso

LOCAL WINTER GREENS
spicy carrots, honey fried walnuts, pomegranate

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

CRISPY DUCK SPRING ROLLS
duck confit, cracklings, scallions, brandy-hoisin 

OYSTERS ON THE HALF SHELL
crème fraîche, yuzu, trout roe 

SALT and PEPPER SHRIMP
fried jalapeños, coriander 

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

JAPANESE TURNIPS
crème fraîche, dukkah 

LANTERN PICKLE PLATE 

PEA SHOOT & SCALLION DUMPLINGS
sesame, miso

PORK & CHIVE DUMPLINGS
whey fed pork, garlic chives 

 

Entrees

WOK-SEARED RICE NOODLES
shiitake and oyster mushrooms, black mushrooms,
Chinese broccoli, garlic, chile oil

TEA and SPICE SMOKED
WHITE OAK PASTURES CHICKEN
yang chow pork and shrimp fried rice,
local kale, housemade XO

LION’S HEAD MEATBALLS
braised local pork meatballs, baby bok choy,
shiitake mushrooms, spring rain noodles 

STEAMED WILD NC BLACK BASS
local bok choy, fermented black beans,
seared ginger, scallions, green chiles, jasmine rice

SEARED RED POLL BAVETTE STEAK
crispy duck fat potatoes, charred onions,
roasted miso marrow 

Please call to confirm the availability of specific items.

Dessert

HOT CHOCOLATE CAKE
preserved local strawberry ice cream

PISTACHIO PANNA COTTA
blood orange caramel, pistachio brittle

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

WARM PASSION FRUIT CAKE
passion fruit frozen custard,
Cedar Grove maypop caramel

L’HOSTE GRAPEFRUIT SORBET
gin, vanilla, candied grapefruit,
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

    Mas Codina, Cava, Brut Reserva, Penedes, Spain, NV

    Belstar, Prosecco, Cuvee Rose, Extra Dry, Valdobbiadene, Italy NV

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

    Pol Roger, Brut, Réserve, Epernay, France NV

    Philippe Fontaine, Brut, Balnot-Sur-Laignes, Champagne, France '12

    Voirin-Jumel, Brut, 'Tradition', Cramant, Champagne, France NV

    Marie Copinet, Brut Rosé, Montgenost, Champagne, France 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

    Gewürztraminer, Banyan, Monterrey County, CA '17

    Sauvignon Blanc, Goldschmidt, "Boulder Bank",
    Marlborough, NZ '18

    Riesling, Domaine Specht, Alsace, France '16

    Petite Arvine, D&D Maison Agricole, Vallée d'Aoste, Italy '15

    Gewürztraminer, Hyland Estates, Willamette Valley, OR '17

    Muscat, Kurtatsch, Goldmuskateller, Südtirol, Alto Aidge, Italy '16

    Pinot Noir/Pinot Gris/Pinot Blanc/Pinot Meunier/Riesling/
    Gewurtztraminer/Chasselas/Scheurebe/Müller-Thurgau,
    Teutonic Wine Company, "Crab Tomalley", Willamette Valley, OR

    Scheurebe/Huxelrebe/Pinot Noir, Teutonic Wine Company,        Willamette Valley OR '18



    Mineral, Lean not Mean

    Verdeca, I Pastini, Valle d'Itria, Italy '16

    Raffiat, Domaine Guilhemas, Béarn, France '18

    Godello, Benito Santos, Monterrei, Spain '18

    Chenin Blanc, Château de Villeneuve, Saumur, France '18

    Grüner Veltliner, Steininger, Kamptal, Austria '18

    Müller-Thurgau, Pojer e Sandri, Vigneti delle Dolomiti, Italy '16

    Timorasso, Oltretorrente, Colli Tortonesi, Paderna, Italy '14



    Textural, Ripe

    Foravia, Cascina Barisel, Monferrato, Italy, '17

    Trebbiano, Centorame, Abruzzo, Italy '18

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

    Chardonnay, Jean-Paul Brun, Beaujolais, France '17

    Chardonnay, Tobias, "Blue Oaks Vineyard", Mendocino, CA '16

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

     

    By the Glass

    Cava, Mas Codina, Brut Reserva,
       Penedes, Spain NV

    Syrah/Grenache/Cinsault (rosé), Cuvée des Annibals
       Var, France ‘18

    Reisling Kabinett, Hofgut Falkenstein,
       Mosel, Germany '18

    Chardonnay, Domaine des Gerbeaux,
       Mâcon-Villages, France '18
     
    Sauvignon Blanc, Domaine Cédrick Bardin,
       Sancerre, France ‘18

    Gruner Veltliner, Steininger,
       Kamptal, Austria ‘18

    Zweigelt, Paul D.,
       Wagram, Austria ‘17

    Gamay, Jean-Paul Brun, "L'Ancien",
       Beaujolais, France ‘18

    Malbec, Clos Troteligotte,
       Cahors, France ‘18

    Cabernet Sauvignon, Camp Wines,
       Sonoma County, CA '18

     Dolcetto, Elio Altare,
       La Morra, Italy '18 

     

  • RED

    Skinny Italians

    Primitivo, Vecchia Torre, Leverano, Italy '16

    Freisa, La Casaccia, "Monfiorenza", Monferrato, Italy '17

    Torrette, D&D Maison Agricole, Vallée d'Aoste, Italy '15

    Cabernet Franc, Tenuta ex Vino Vitae, Veneto , Italy '16

    Franconia, Visintini, Trevenezie, Italy '17

    Sangiovese, Bindi Sergardi, "La Ghirlanda", Chianti Classico,
    Italy '15


    Savory, Smokey

    Grenache/Syrah/Carignan, Magellan, Languedoc, France '15

    Blaufränksich, Hillinger, Burgenland, Austria '17

    Cabernet Franc, Château de Villeneuve, Saumur-Champigny, France '17

    Tempranillo, Viña Sastre, Ribera del Duero, Spain'18

    Nebbiolo, Vallana, Colline Novaresi, Piedmont, Italy '13

     

    New World Achievers

    Merlot/Cabernet, Goldschmidt, 'Fidelity', Alexander Valley, CA '17

    Syrah/Mourvedre, Guild Winemakers, "Lot #12", Columbia Valley, OR '15

    Pinot Noir, Westmount, Willamette Valley, OR '15

    Cabernet Sauvignon, Camp Wines, Sonoma County, CA '18



    Bright, Clean as a Whistle

    Zweigelt, Paul D., Wagram, Austria '16

    Merlot/Pinot Noir, Hillinger, Small Hill Red, Burgenland, Austria '16

    Gamay, Cave Du Château De Chénas, Chénas, Beaujolais, France '15

    Gamay, Pascal Granger, 'Clos des Poulettes', Juliénas, Beaujolais, France '14

    Pinot Noir, Hofgut Falkenstein, Niedermenniger Herrenberg, Mosel, Germany '16

    Pinot Noir, Vincent Stoeffler, Alsace, France '17

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

Treinta y Ocho Rios -  dark rum, light rum, Velvet Falernum, lime, bitters

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

Sin Invierno -  bourbon, local honey, Assam tea, lemon

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

Hurricane Lantern - Flor de Caňa 4yr rum, passion fruit, pineapple, lime 

A Deed Without a Name - Laphroaig 10yr Islay scotch, blended scotch, almond, lemon, egg white 

 

Please call for availability on a specific night.