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Creative Regional California Cuisine

Lunch Menu

 

STARTERS

EMPANADAS with smoked tri tip, Hatch green chile, avocado crema 9.5

Fire-roasted Castroville ARTICHOKE marinated, sun-dried tomato aioli 10.5

Crispy CALAMARI, orange-sesame dipping sauce 9

Russet POTATO SKINS, Jack and cheddar, chipotle sour cream, three salsas 9

BUFFALO CARPACCIO, crispy capers, chile morita aioli, asiago 11.5

QUESADILLA - different every day 9.5 (add avocado salsa 3.) 

 

SALADS

ICEBERG WEDGE, garlic bread crumbs, roma tomatoes, blue cheese dressing 9.5

ARUGULA, hearts of palm, grapefruit, agave-pumpkin seed vinaigrette 10

MIXED GREENS, pecorino, walnuts, curry vinaigrette 9

BEET SALAD, frisse, blue cheese, pecans, jalapeño-raspberry vinaigrette 11

SKIRT STEAK, mixed greens, balsamic pear tomatoes, blue cheese, shallot rings 18

ROMAINE, Caesar dressing, truffle-pecorino, croutons, white anchovy 9.5

KALE, golden raisins, fried quinoa, walnuts, brown butter vinaigrette 10

CHINESE CHICKEN SALAD 16 



SANDWICHES

Smoked TRI TIP, spinach, crispy shallot rings, rosemary-chile aioli 15

SALMON B.L.T., sliced avocado, potato chips 15

Smoked TURKEY BREAST, bacon, guacamole, tomato chutney 13

Grilled PRAWN WRAP, brie, spinach, jalapeños, sun-dried tomato aioli 15

Wood Grilled “Certified Angus” BURGER, fries 14

(WORKS: cheese, avocado, bacon, mushrooms, grilled onions 4.5)

 

  

ENTREES

SEAFOOD STEW, green chile polenta, ancho chile broth, chile rouille 19

Soy Marinated SKIRT STEAK, yam gratin, grilled tomato, green beans 24

TACOS, different every day, salad, cumin-chipotle black beans, salad 15

Half-Rack PORK BACK RIBS, coleslaw, cayenne potato-yam cake 22.5

House-Smoked Half CHICKEN, smoked chile butter, baby artichokes, potatoes 23.5

POBLANO PEPPER, quinoa, corn, beets, Cotija, pea shoots 21

Grilled PRAWNS, Penne Pasta, leek-pea-bacon creole cream 19

Pumpkin Seed Crusted Loch Duart SALMON, chipotle-lime vinaigrette 22

 

 

SPLIT ENTRÉE 4.00

Executive Chef: Cy Yontz / Sous Chef: Eduardo Coronel
Water served AND refilled upon request only. We will happily split checks up to four separate ways evenly.

 

101 Crossroads Boulevard | Carmel | California | 93923 | (831) 625-5436