dinner

in the beginning

SMOKED DUCK CRÊPES $16  mesquite smoked duck breast, duck confit, peppered bacon, sweet potato crêpes, goat cheese mousse, apricot chutney, pickled cabbage, and pistachio

FRIED CHICKEN LIVER  PÂTÉ $12  buttermilk fried chicken liver, orange and herb pâté, honeycomb, petite greens, nectarines

AUTUMNAL BISQUE (gf,v) $9  a melange of squashes, apples, pears, pumpkin spice, sweet potatoes, and maple cream

LOBSTER CAPPUCCINO (gf) $12  sweet summer corn and garlic bisque with lobster mousse

FRIED GOAT CHEESE SALAD (v) $12  field greens, pomegranate, honeycomb, fig, blood orange, and cider vinagrette

VIRGINIA ROCKEFELLER $14  local oysters, cointreau cream, VA country ham, herbed bread crumbs, aromatic salts

PAN ROASTED MUSSELS $17  steamed mussels in a tomato, fennel, saffron and lobster broth with grilled bread

 

on the half shell*

half dozen oysters* $18     served with lemon and mignonette (gf)

RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER  harvested where mineral rich waters from the Blue Ridge converge with the Chesapeake on the Rappahannock River, creating a clean start with a little brine on the finish

CHESAPEAKE GOLD  from Hooper’s Island, Maryland comes this sweet, fresh oyster with a crisp, clean finish

TOM’S COVE  from Chincoteague, VA, this Virginia classic oyster packs the full salt wallop of the Atlantic

showcase

LOBSTER AND SCALLOP RISOTTO (gf) $39  pan seared jumbo scallops, butter poached lobster, aquerello risotto, lobster cream, and truffled mushrooms

PICANHA STEAK* (gf) $39  pan roasted local angus beef, blackberry port sauce, fried Brussels sprouts, port butter, bone marrow potatoes (add seared foie gras $10)

SCALLOPINI OF CHICKEN $25  free range breast pan seared and sauteed in white wine and butter, apple and golden raisin risotto, sauteed kale, and buerre traminette

JUMBO LUMP CRAB CAKES $32  lump and jumbo lump meat, tarragon, dill, lemon zest, bernaise, herb whipped potatoes, sweet n sour slaw

HAM CURED PORK TENDERLOIN $32  sweet potato croquette, creme fraiche, blueberry and beet salad, pickled pepper jelly, pineapple casserole

BONELESS LAMB RACK* (gf) $33  boneless rack of lamb, charred and roasted, cilantro mint chutney, roasted grape and port wine sauce, polenta, pickled carrots

VENISON* $39  rosemary chili and balsamic venison filet, horseradish potato gratin, pumperknickel truffle, pomegranate fig and roasted plum salad

CHICKEN FRIED SNAPPER $33  red snapper battered and fried, dirty risotto with andouille, shrimp, peppers, and onions

WILD MUSHROOM TART (v) $21 short crust, parsnip custard, roasted mushrooms, radicchio, arugula, cauliflower, and truffle oil

*Items marked with an asterisk may contain raw or undercooked ingredients. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.
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