Lantern

Appetizers

GRASS-FED BEEF SASHIMI
7-spice, sea urchin, kumquats                                                 

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

SMOKED DUCK RICE SOUP
NC rice, pickled mustard greens, cracklings

WARM SQUASH SALAD
red lentils, saffron, dates,
Chapel Hill Creamery paneer

LOCAL WINTER GREENS
spicy carrots, honey fried walnuts, pomegranate

KOREAN FRIED CHICKEN
chiles, pickled radish

ROSA'S SAMOSAS
potato, pea greens, lemon pickle, tamarind, mint

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

PEA SHOOT and SCALLION DUMPLINGS
sesame, miso

CRISPY VEGETABLE EGG ROLLS
shiitake and oyster mushrooms, egg, hot chile, lemon

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

ROASTED MOULARD DUCK
kasu, white sweet potato, pickld apple, shallots

JAPANESE STEAKHOUSE-STYLE STEAK
local grass-fed NY strip steak, crispy spinach, ponzu sauce, warm green tea sushi rice

COCONUT BRAISED LOCAL PORK SHANK
fresh galangal, crispy shallots, spicy green papaya salad, roasted peanuts, jasmine rice

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

WOK-SEARED SCALLOPS
homemade yellow curry, fresh turmeric, spicy grapefruit salad, toasted cashews, steamed jasmine rice

 


Please call to confirm the availability of specific items.

Dessert

HOT CHOCOLATE CAKE
pecan brittle ice cream

CHESTNUT CREME CARAMEL
poached pear, sorghum snaps

WARM SPICED GINGERBREAD
Maple Springs ginger ice cream

ROASTED BANANA ICE CREAM SUNDAE
caramel, soft cream, NC peanut brittle

MANGO SORBET
tequila, agave, lime, 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

    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.