Todd Gray’s Vegan Challenge
Our take on Spike Mendelsohn’s Obama Burger
The FLOTUS Burger – Black Bean-Quinoa Burger with Smoked Walnuts and served with House Made Potato Chips $16

FOR THE TABLE

Warm Rosemary Gougères

Roasted Garlic, Parmesan Reggiano • 8

Truffled Risotto Fritters

Panko Crumbs, Sweet Garlic-Lemon Creme Fraiche • 10 

Artichokes “Alla Romana” (V)

Italian Parsley, Sweet Garlic, Red Pepper Aioli • 8

Crispy Eggplant “Frites”

Shorline Spice, Smoked Paprika Remoulade • 7


FIRST COURSE

Spring Garlic and Leek Vichyssoise

Pickled Ramps, White Asparagus, Fava Beans • 11

Grilled Spring Asparagus with Poached Hen Egg

Smoked Salmon, Forest Mushrooms, Black Truffle Vinaigrette • 14

House Made Smoked Muscovy Duck Pastrami

Pumpernickel-Leek Toast, Pickled Red Onions, Mustard Jus • 14

Salad of Heirloom Beets and Roasted Citrus (V)

Shaved Red Onion, Upland Watercress, Rhubarb Vinaigrette • 12

Salad of Red Endive and Roasted Hears of Palm (V)

Crisp Bartlett Pear, Smoked Walnuts, Burnt Maple Vinaigrette • 11

 


ENTREE SALAD

Lezlee Westine’s Pulled Chicken Salad

Dried Cranberries, Toasted Cashews, Arugula Pesto • 19

Clint Wheeler’s Pan Seared Ahi Tuna Salad

Crispy Nori Chip, Blood Orange Confit, American Caviar Vinaigrette • 22

Red Quinoa Salad with Sea Salt Grissini (V)

Sweet Clementines, Sicilian Pistachios, Rasin-Caper Vinaigrette • 16

Sauteed Soft Shell Crab with Grilled Asparagus Salad

Green Garlic Puree, Spring Fava Beans, Brown Butter Vinaigrette • 24


MAIN COURSE

Grilled Creekstone Farm Angus Beef Burger

House Made Rhubarb Ketchup, Crispy Onions, Hand Cut Potato Frites • 18

Thyme Roasted Norwegian Salmon with Lobster Consomme

Roasted Parsnips, Braised Celery, Glazed Salsify • 22

Grilled Creekstone Farm Hanger Steak

Grilled Confit of Potatoes, Oven Fried Tomatoes, Onion Soubise • 21

Toasted Pearl Barley and Forest Mushroom Risotto (V)

Charred West Coast Asparagus, Wilted Spinach, Pine Nut Crumble • 18

Pan Seared Rainbow Trout Filet

Hazelnut Spaetzle, Romanesco Cauliflower, Saffron Bechamel • 22

Egg Yolk Tagliatelle with Moulard Duck Bolognese 

Crispy Artichoke Chips, Red Wine Ubriaco, Green Onion • 12 / 19

Roasted Breast of Pennsylvania Chicken

Black Olive Polenta, Crispy Lotus Root, Green Garlic Puree • 20


SIDES

Truffled Macaroni and Cheese

Elbow Macaroni, Vermont Cheddar • 12

Charred California Jumbo Asparagus (V)

Braised Leeks, Aged Cashew Cheese, Black Truffle Vinaigrette • 8

Caramelized Brussels Sprouts with Virginia Surry Sauage (GF)

Maple Sherry Gastrique, Golden Raisins • 8


DESSERT

Pistachio Creme Brulee

Candied Pistachios, Citrus Angel Cake, Vanilla Bean Gelato • 11

Banana Napoleon (V)

Banana Cream, Chocolate Sauce, Coconut-Lime Sorbet • 10

Valrhona Soft Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Stout cake, Oreo Cookie Stick, White Chocolate Cardamom Sorbet • 10

Kumquat Ricotta Cheesecake

Candied Kunquat, Strawberry-Thyme Sorbet, Orange Citrus Coulis • 10

“Rum Runner” Cake

Spiced Rum Anglaise, Coconut Tuile, Coconut-Lime Sorbet • 10 

Selection of Housemade Ice Creams and Sorbets • 7


(V) Vegan, (GF) Gluten Free