Lantern

Appetizers

LANTERN SEASONAL PICKLE PLATE

GRASS-FED BEEF SASHIMI
smoked chestnut, celery, sunflower sprout                                                    

NC FLOUNDER TARTARE
fresh wasabi, cucumber, rice cracker

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

TOM KAI GAI
coconut broth, chicken, local shiitakes,
galangal, lemongrass, lime leaf, chiles

LOCAL LETTUCE
ume plum vinaigrette

RED POLL BEEF WONTONS
roasted garlic, sichuan, chile

DEVILED NC BLUE CRAB CAKES
hot Japanese mustard, pickled mustard seed

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

MUSHROOM DUMPLINGS
Small Potatoes Farm shiitakes,
napa cabbage

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

PORK and CHIVE DUMPLINGS
whey fed pork, garlic chives

SALT and PEPPER SHRIMP
fried jalapeños, coriander 

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 green beans, housemade XO

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

KOREAN BBQ’D CHAPEL HILL CREAMERY PORK CHOP
crispy kimchi potatoes, green onion, pine nuts

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

WHOLE WILD NC FISH CHÂ CÁ LA VONG
hot chile, fresh turmeric, dill, fried shallots, roasted peanuts,
spicy heirloom carrot salad, jasmine rice

 


Please call to confirm the availability of specific items.

Dessert

HOT CHOCOLATE CAKE
peanut brittle ice cream

COFFEE CREME CARAMEL
poached pear, sorghum snaps

WARM NATIVE PERSIMMON PUDDING
candied kumquats, soft cream, local pecans

BRÛLÉED MUSCADINE GRAPE SUNDAE
crème fraîche ice cream, pistachio soft cream,
spiced red wine caramel, candied pistachios

BRACKEN BRAE FARM MINT & LIME SORBET
roasted peanut 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.