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SMALL DISHES

Fried Almonds, Olives and Garlic  6.

 

Smoked Salmon Slider on fried brioche with dill creme fraiche and pickled onion  7.

 

Radishes with fava hummus and vinegar chickpea crackers 6.

 

Octopus with olives, artichoke and meyer lemon aioli  9.

 

Chef’s Meze Plate: a daily assortment of three little dishes in one  13.

MEDIUM DISHES

 

 

Three Little Pigs: our daily charcuterie with mustard, pickle and toast 14.

 

Truffled Escargot and Mushroom Risotto with sauteed ramp leaves  13.

 

Maine Mussels steamed in chermoula and coconut milk with shad bottarga 16.

 

Trio of Vegetable Croquetas with braised trevisano and spicy carrot pecan romesco 11.

 

 

CHEESES [2 ounces]

Our cheese selection changes frequently, this is a sample of what we offer

Bruléed Crottin–Vermont Creamery, Websterville, VT – Pasteurized goat’s milk, fresh, floral and lemony

paired with meyer lemon marmalade

 

Mad River Blue – von Trapp Farmstead, Waitsfield, VT– Raw cow’s milk, aged, creamy and slightly salty

paired with drunken dried cherries

 

Ascutney Mountain Tomme– Hartland, VT – Raw sheep’s milk, nutty, grassy and sweet

paired with pistachio-fennel pesto

1 cheese $11    2 cheeses $13    3 cheeses $15

SALADS & SOUPS

Kale Caesar with polenta croutons, anchovy aioli, bacon lardons and parmesan 12.

 

Fried Oysters with chicory, chickpeas, sundried tomatoes and rosemary-juniper vinaigrette 13.

 

Escarole and Spring Garlic Soupe au Pistou with romesco bruschetta  9.

 

Chicken Soup with orzo, rhubarb and artichoke hearts, garnished with dill 11.

MAIN COURSES

 

Jacketed Sweet Potato stuffed with lentil dal, served with spiced yogurt cheese, caramelized onion and blood orange 18.

 

Pan-roasted Pollock and Clams with orzo in an absinthe tomato creme sauce  24.

 

Baharat-rubbed Duck Breast with Seville orange glaze, smoky mashed potatoes and spring vegetables  26.

 

Archer Angus Flap Steak with potato gratin, broccoli rabe and truffled demi-glace  29.

 

Braised and Glazed North Star Lamb Shortrib with parsnip gnocchi, English peas and radicchio gremolata 26.

 

Paella: local fish, salmon, chorizo, mussels and shrimp simmered with peppers and saffron rice 34.

 

Berber Burger: beef and lamb patty with dandelion on a semolina bun, served with fritto misto and rhubarb-tomato jam  16,

 

DESSERTS - 9.

 

Turkish Coffee Pudding  with orange blossom whipped cream

and almond biscotti

 

Sunflower Buttermilk Tea Cakes

with saffron frosting and orange glace

 

Mint Chocolate Bar

  with bourbon marinated strawberries and milk chocolate creme anglaise            

 

Pistachio Lime Bavarian
with green tea caramel and white chocolate

 

Banana Crusted Fried Pineapple
with toasted coconut cream

 

 

We have always sourced the highest quality products from local, independent businesses whenever possible. Thank you for helping us support our community


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