Lantern

Appetizers

CORE SOUNDER OYSTERS - SMYRNA, NC
crème fraîche, yuzu, trout roe

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

LOCAL LETTUCE
ume plum vinaigrette

VEGETABLE SPRING ROLLS
shiitake and oyster mushrooms, egg, spicy mustard, sweet chile sauce

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

LOCAL ASPARAGUS
miso, country ham, slow cooked farm egg

PEA SHOOT and SCALLION DUMPLINGS
sesame, miso

PORK and CHIVE DUMPLINGS
whey fed pork, garlic chives

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

NC SOFTSHELL CRAB TEMPURA
fermented black beans, green chiles

NC BLUE CRAB AND GARLIC FRIED RICE
Lantern ham, scallions

THAI SEAFOOD SALAD
NC shrimp, sea scallops, squid, avocado, coconut, chile

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

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

JAPANESE POT ON FIRE
braised Red Poll beef shank in broth, rare sirloin, oxtail dumplings,
local vegetables, fresh wasabi, sea salt

KOREAN BBQ’D LOCAL PORK CHOP
crispy kimchi potatoes, green onion, pine nuts

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

Please call to confirm the availability of specific items.

Dessert

HOT CHOCOLATE CAKE
toasted coconut ice cream, crunchy macaroons

BUTTERMILK PANNA COTTA
Elysian Fields strawberries, pistachio cookie

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

WARM BROWN BUTTER CAKE
fresh strawberries, pink peppercorn ice 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, Banyan, Monterey County, CA ‘17

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

    Riesling, Stein, Blauschiefer, Trocken, Mosel, Germany ‘16

    Sauvignon Blanc, Girard et Fils, Sancerre, 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

    Freisa, La Casaccia, “Monfiorenza”Monferrato, Italy ‘13

    Zweigelt, Berger, Kremstal, Austria ‘15

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

    Pinot Noir/Cabernet Franc, J. Mourat, Val De Loire, France ‘16

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

Red Geisha - vodka, fresh strawberry, ginger, lime

Please call for availability on a specific night.