Lantern

Appetizers

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

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

WARM SMOKED LOCAL EGGPLANT
spicy Japanese mustard, miso, black sesame, roasted pine nuts

LOCAL HEIRLOOM TOMATO SALAD
Japanese shiso, shallots

CRISPY LOCAL OKRA
Indian spices, hot tomato chutney

SPICY SICHUAN WONTONS
Reverence Farm veal, Chapel Hill Creamery pork, roasted garlic 

PEA SHOOT and SCALLION DUMPLINGS
sesame, miso

CARAMELIZED LOCAL PORK BELLY 
spicy melon salad, toasted cashews

PORK and CHIVE DUMPLINGS
whey fed pork, garlic chives

SALT and PEPPER SHRIMP
fried jalapeños, coriander 

Entrees

SPICY LEMONGRASS TOFU
pan-fried with rice vermicelli, oyster mushrooms, basil, garlic,
crispy shallots, roasted peanuts, local pea greens

TEA AND SPICE SMOKED WHITE OAK PASTURES CHICKEN
yang chow pork and shrimp fried rice, local asparagus, 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, spicy green papaya salad, roasted peanuts,
jasmine rice

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

MISO-GLAZED SMOKED STURGEON
roasted Small Potatoes Farm shiitake mushrooms, black rice, seared ginger, scallions, green chiles, jasmine rice 


Please call to confirm the availability of specific items.

Dessert

HOT CHOCOLATE CAKE
Lil' Farm strawberry ice cream

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

BRACKEN BRAE FARM MINT SUNDAE
dark chocolate, soft cream, cocoa cookie

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

    Grenache/Syrah (rosé), La Perdrix, Costières De Nîmes, France ‘17

    GewÜrztraminer, Hyland Estates, Willamette Valley, OR ‘17

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

    Riesling, Weiser-Kunstler, Feinherb, Mosel, Germany ‘16

    Sauvignon Blanc, Domaine Fournier, Loire, France ‘16

    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

    Mourvèdre, Dirty and Rowdy Family Wines, Petaluma, CA ‘17

    Zweigelt, Berger, Kremstal, Austria ‘15

    Corvina/Rondinella, Villa Annaberta, Valpolicella Ripasso, Italy ‘12

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

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

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

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

South Seas Sinner - Batavia-Arrack, Lustau Amontillado sherry, lime, Angostura

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

Please call for availability on a specific night.