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Dine Out. Gift Up.
October 2-11, 2020

Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week is a great time to support all your beloved places—and discover new ones. This year, we’ve reimagined the event, giving you more ways to celebrate Downtown Raleigh’s award-winning cuisine and go-to favs. Get takeout to enjoy at home or on a picnic. You can also eat outdoors in downtown or purchase a gift card to save for—and savor—later.

Restaurants will continue to be added to this list up until Friday, October 2.

$ 5-10 / $$ 15-20 / $$$ 25+

10th & Terrace


616 S Salisbury St, (Inside Residence Inn)
(919) 856-0017
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  Outdoor Dining Available

Dinner - 3 Course Prix-Fixe - $$$

First Course
Panzanella salad with fermented rye, baby heirloom tomatoes, vinaigrette

Main Course
Grilled Ribeye basted in duck fat, rosemary butter fries, accompanied by grilled vegetables

Pumpkin crème brûlée with whipped cream

$30pp (before tax and tip)
Menu by Chef Michael Hicks

42nd Street Oyster Bar


508 W Jones St
(919) 831-2811
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Dinner Special -

We will be offering complimentary dessert upon request for those who are dining out for restaurant week.

Choose one of the following...
-Key Lime Pie
-French Silk Pie
-Peanut Butter Silk Pie
-Buttermilk Pie with Blueberry Compote

Anise Pho


222 Glenwood Ave, # 113
(919) 803-4539
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  Outdoor Dining Available

Lunch Special - $

Combo Pho $9.99
Vietnamese noodle soup + soft drink/tea
(rare steak, brisket, meatball, chicken, vegan-friendly tofu)

Combo Vietstreet Sub $8.49
Banh Mi + french fries/garden salad + small soup
(bbq pork, grilled chicken, grilled beef, grilled shrimp, vegan-friendly tofu)

Combo Rice Platter $9.99
Rice platter + soft drink/tea
(bbq pork, grilled chicken, grilled beef, grilled shrimp, vegan-friendly tofu)

Combo Salad Noodle Bowl $9.99
Salad noodle bowl + soft drink/tea
(bbq pork, grilled chicken, grilled beef, grilled shrimp, vegan-friendly tofu)

The Big Easy

Cajun & Creole

222 Fayetteville St
(919) 832-6082
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  Outdoor Dining Available

Dinner - 3 Course Prix-Fixe - $$

Salad/Entree/Dessert OR Salad/Appetizer/Entree $20

Appetizer - choice of:
Grilled Shrimp Baton Rouge
Alligator Bites
Pimento Cheese Fritters

Entree - choice of:
Chicken and Sausage Gumbo - roux-based gumbo, teaming with chicken and Andouille Sausage, slow cooked
and served with rice

Sausage, Red Beans and Rice - Red beans, rice and Andouille Sausage

Jambalaya - Chicken, Tasso ham, Andouille sausage, trinity vegetables and rice, slow cooked with a hot and spicy creole sauce

Crab Cakes - Lump crab meat made with our special spices and served with delicately fried spinach, vegetables and seasoned rice

Shrimp Platter - A hearty portion of hand battered shrimp served with fries and coleslaw

Three Cheese Ravioli- Spinach ravioli filled with a three cheese blend served with a Gorgonzola and spinach cream sauce.

Shrimp and Grits- Shrimp sauteed with andouille sausage and roasted jalepenos over creamy gouda grits.

Shrimp Po Boy- fried shrimp, creole remoulade, pickles, lettuce and tomatoes. Choice of side

Dessert - choice of:
Bananas Foster
Bourbon Street Brownie

Capital Club 16


16 W Martin St
(919) 747-9345
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  Outdoor Dining Available

Dinner - 3 Course Prix-Fixe - $$$

Three course Bavarian Style Dinner for $25
First Course:
Potato pancake with applesauce, sour cream and green salad

Second course - choice of:
Kaesespaetzle - hand cut German noodles tossed with caramelized onion and melted gruyere cheese
Dark beer roasted pork shoulder with hand cut spaetzle
both served with Bavarian salads of cucumber dill, carrot horseradish and cabbage and caraway

Third course:
Zwetchgendatschi - Bavarian style plum, blackberry and almond cake with whipped cream, vanilla sauce and cinnamon almond crumble

Dinner hours Wednesday-Saturday 5-9pm

Lunch Special - $

Complimentary chocolate chip and almond toffee cookie with lunch for Restaurant Week
Takeout curbside only
Wed-Fri 11:30-5pm

Five Star


301 N West St
(919) 833-3311
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  Outdoor Dining Available
  Gift Cards Available

Dinner Special - $$

Appetizer Specials $5-$10
Dinner Specials $12-$20

Good Day Good Night

603 W Morgan St
(984) 247-8363
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Dinner - 3 Course Prix-Fixe - $$$


1st Course - Choice of: Whole Roasted Garlic Spread - Rosemary, tomato jam, griddled baguette (vegan) - OR - Green Soup - All the green products we could find, garlic, lemon, sliced hearty multigrain (vegan, gluten free without the multigrain bread)

2nd Course - Choice of: Mushroom Asada Tacos: Portobello mushroom, queso fresco, shredded kale, pickled onions, lime crema, serrano, corn tortilla (gluten free, vegetarian) - OR - Carne Asada Tacos - Grass-fed beef hangar steak, queso fresco, shredded kale, pickled onions, lime crema, serrano, corn tortilla (gluten free)

3rd Course - Fresh Housemade Beignets or Chef's Select Dessert

Dinner Special - $

Weekly Happy Hour & Daily Drink Specials:

Half Off All Draft Beers
50% Off Snacks / Shareables from 4pm-6pm

Pitcher of Tres Agaves Organic Margaritas + 4 Tacos (Steak or Mushroom) from 4pm-6pm
**Add an additional pitcher of Margaritas for $20 or 4 additional tacos for $20.

Half off Select Bottles/Glasses of Wine
50% Off Snacks / Shareables from 4pm-6pm

$3 Select Cans / Bottles
$4 off GDGN Burger from 4pm-6pm

Heirloom Brewshop

219 S West St
(919) 297-8299
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Dinner - 3 Course Prix-Fixe - $$$

$60 - Family Portion: Mapo Tofu + Crispy Nori Fingerlings + Kanom Krok Creme Brulee (Feeds 4; Vegetarian)
$70 - Family Portion: Slow-Braised Pork Belly + Taiwanese Fried Chicken + Kanom Krok Creme Brulee (Feeds 4)

Dinner Special - $$

$20 - Nori Crispy Fingerlings + Slow-braised pork belly rice bowl + Kanom Krok Creme Brulee
$20 - Nori Crispy Fingerlings + "Mapo Tofu" rice bowl + Kanom Krok Creme Brulee (vegetarian)

Lunch Special - $$

$20 - Nori Crispy Fingerlings + Slow-braised pork belly rice bowl + Kanom Krok Creme Brulee
$20 - Nori Crispy Fingerlings + "Mapo Tofu" rice bowl + Kanom Krok Creme Brulee (vegetarian)

Layered Croissanterie

911 N West St
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Lunch Special - $$

Complimentary dessert with purchase of Layered LunchBox

Sandwich options:
Turkey & Smoked Gouda - $13
Lox and Cream Cheese - $13
Prosciutto - $13
Egg salad - $9.50
Pork Pastrami - $11.50

Choice of salad (+$4.50) or Chips (+1.50)


235 S Salisbury St
(919) 307-4950
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Lunch Special - $

Small Larry's Coffee and your choice of breakfast pastry for $6

lucettegrace lunch box
includes choice of sandwich, choice of soup or salad, and special restaurant week treat $13

choose any two dessert pastries from our display case and two macarons for $15

Makus Empanadas in Morgan Street Food Hall

411 W Morgan St
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  Outdoor Dining Available

Dinner Special - $$

Empanadas + Vino
4 empanadas + 1 Bottle of wine: $21.95

Lunch Special - $

$10 Lunch Special

2 empanadas
1 order of Chipa Bread (Latin American cheese bread)
1 sauce
1 drink

Manhattan Cafe

320 S Wilmington St, (The Hudson-rear side)
(919) 833-6105
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  Outdoor Dining Available

Lunch Special - $

We are running our Very Popular Cajun Chicken Panini for special. Nomal menu price is $8.50 will are running it for 7.00 "Don't be weenie try the Cajun Chicken Panini"

Cajun Chicken Panini- Our homemade Cajun Chicken mix w/ pepper jack cheese and our homemade chipotle sauce.



411 W Hargett St
(919) 792-3777
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  Outdoor Dining Available

Dinner - 3 Course Prix-Fixe - $$$

First Course - choice of one:
Usuzukuri or Dumplings

Second Course - choice of one:
Curry Noodles - spicy coconut curry, ramen noodles, scallions, chili pepper
Sushi/Maki Combo - spicy tuna crunch roll & 4 pieces of Chef's choice nigiri

Third Course - choice of one:
Ice Cream Mochi
Cheesecake with yuzu whipped cream

$35 menu

Oak Steakhouse Raleigh

417 W Hargett St
(984) 255-1818
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  Outdoor Dining Available

Dinner - 3 Course Prix-Fixe - $$$

First Course:
Local Bibb Lettuces - maytag blue cheese, pickled red onion, grape tomatoes, creamy herb dressing

Second Course:
6 oz. C.A.B. Petit Filet - celery root puree, mushroom duxelles, grilled broccolini, demi-glace

Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding with peanut butter anglaise

$45 pre-fixe menu

ORO Restaurant & Lounge


18 E Martin St
(919) 239-4010
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  Gift Cards Available

Dinner - 3 Course Prix-Fixe - $$$

(Price Excludes Tax & Gratuity)


Yellow Tomato Soup (V) (g)
fried mozzarella

Crab Cake (g)
arugula | tartar sauce

Pork Belly Skewers (g)
pickled pear | ginger miso

Berry Salad (V) (g)
strawberries | blueberries |feta |toasted pumpkin seeds |aged balsamic vinaigrette


Braised Beef Short Ribs (g)
beef demi | creamy mashed potato

Seafood Risotto (g)
rock shrimp |calamari |tomato |peas

Sautéed Chicken Breast (g)
chicken demi | potato gratin | brussels leaves

Gnocchi (V)
pesto cream sauce |poached pear


Crème Brulée Cheesecake (V)
crème anglaise

Chocolate Fondant Cake (V)
ganache | strawberry


301 W Martin St
(984) 232-8969
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  Outdoor Dining Available

Dinner - 3 Course Prix-Fixe - $$$

Dinner $30 (choice 1 from each course)


Horseradish aioli, parmesan

Caesar Salad
Romaine, egg, parmesan

Seasonal Soup


Prime Rib
Slow roasted and served with mashed potatoes, haricot vert, horseradish cream

Mushroom Ravioli
Fox farm mushroom and spinach cream sauce

Surf and Turf
6oz filet mignon, seared scallops, grilled asparagus, roasted fingerling potatoes


Apple Puff with Vanilla Ice Cream

Pumpkin Mousse Cheescake

Chocolate Torte

Lunch Special - $$

Lunch $12 (choice of side)

Chicken & Waffle Sandwich
Fried chicken, rosemary-onion waffle, harrisa maple

French Dip
Roast beef, provolone, horseradish aioli, au jus, amorosa roll

Mushroom Dip
Smoked fox farm and forage mushroom medley, swiss, provolone,
horseradish aioli, amorosa roll

Parkside Burger
Cheddar, bacon, avocado, tomato, onion

Plates Neighborhood Kitchen

American International Fusion

301 Glenwood Ave, # 100
(919) 828-0018
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  Outdoor Dining Available

Dinner - 3 Course Prix-Fixe - $$$

Whether dining in or taking out, celebrate Downtown Restaurant Week at Plates Kitchen with our delicious special menus!

Dine-In: 4 Course Prix Fixe with optional Wine Pairings, $45/pp (optional pairing $20/pp)
Join us in-house for a multi-course meal done in the style of our acclaimed pairing dinners. Menu by Chef David Mitchell. Pairings by Owner/Wine Director Justin Gallus. Seatings each night at 5:30 and 8:00 pm. RSVP required by calling (919) 828-0018.

gf = gluten free; v = vegetarian

First (choice of one)
Butternut Squash Bisque w/ pumpkin seeds + chili oil + sage (gf, v)
Arugula Salad w/ toasted almonds + figs + goat cheese + sherry vinaigrette (gf, v)

Second (choice of one)
Handmade Three Cheese Tortellini w/ local mushrooms + parmesan broth + microgreens (v)
Cured Salmon Tartare w/ house chips + boiled egg + capers + onion + pickled mustard seed (gf)

Third (choice of one)
Roasted Strip Loin w/ horseradish & tallow whipped potatoes + sauteed greens + smoked mushrooms + bone broth (gf)
Slow-Roasted NC Trout w/ heart of palm + roasted peppers + green beans + olives + pickled onion + lemon thyme vinaigrette (gf)
Big Veggie Roast w/ roasted spaghetti squash + butter beans + butternut squash + cauliflower + broccoli + roasted pepper + watermelon radish + black garlic vinaigrette (gf, v)

Fourth (choice of one)
Chocolate Tart w/ caramelized pears + raspberry sauce + fresh whipped cream + pear chip (gf, v)
Sticky Toffee Pudding w/ warm fig cake + vanilla toffee sauce + fresh whipped cream (v)

Dinner Special - $$$

Whether dining in or taking out, celebrate Downtown Restaurant Week at Plates Kitchen with our delicious special menus!

Take Out: Plates Family Style for Four ($75/package - feeds 4)
All packages come with Market Salad, Union Special Bread and our famous Sticky Toffee Pudding. Please allow 48 hours for preparation. Place your order by calling us at (919) 828-0018. No pickups on Monday or Tuesday Oct 5-6.

Mains (choose 2)
Braised Short Rib w/ cauliflower + brussels sprouts + red onion + potato hash + red wine jus
NC Shrimp & Grits w/ smoked fox farm mushrooms + andouille sausage + mirepoix + tomato broth + cheesy grits + fresh herbs
Handmade Vegetable Lasagna w/ tomato sauce + basil pesto + roasted squash + red onion + kale

Second Empire Restaurant and Tavern

Fine Dining

330 Hillsborough St, (Dodd-Hinsdale House)
(919) 829-3663
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Dinner Special - $$$

$32 Rosemary & Citrus Grilled Veal Chop
creamy saffron & smoked mushroom risotto, wilted spinach, parsnip puree, corn slaw, lemon caper sauce

Sitti Authentic Lebanese

Authentic Lebanese

137 S Wilmington St
(919) 239-4070
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  Outdoor Dining Available

Dinner - 3 Course Prix-Fixe - $$$

$30 Per Person

Choose one
Pumpkin Hummus
Chickpea purée mixed with lemon juice, tahini, garlic, local roasted pumpkins and spices,
topped with oven-roasted pumpkin seeds, finished with extra virgin olive oil

Kibbee Mikli
Fried dumplings of ground beef and lamb mixed with cracked wheat and onions, then
stuffed with sautéed minced beef and lamb, onions, pine nuts, and spices,
served with labneh and extra virgin olive oil

Seasonal Salad
Mixed greens, tri-color quinoa, golden raisins, figs, oven-roasted pumpkin seeds, pickled onions,
grilled apples and maple-balsamic vinaigrette

Choose one

Beef Kabob
Grilled pieces of marinated petite tender ,served with sumac onion, grilled roma tomato
Sitti rice and garlic whip

Samkeh Harra
Pan-seared salmon, topped with spicy tahini sauce, cilantro, mint, onions and a hint
of jalapenos, served with sauteed kale and Sitti rice

Stewed lamb over basmati rice, crispy pita chips, pine nuts, roasted eggplants, chickpeas
whipped yogurt and garlic

Choose one
Pistachio Cheesecake
Baklava Crust, Served with chantilly cream and berry coulis, topped with
chopped pistachios

Almond and fig crust, served with berry coulis and macerated berries

*Menu Subject to change based on availability*


319 Fayetteville St, # 101
(919) 521-5328
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Dinner - 3 Course Prix-Fixe - $$$

Restaurant Menu 10/2-10/11 $30
Sake Flight Pairing for +$10 Option
Course 1
Miso Soup
White Miso, Tofu, Beech Mushroom, Green Onion, Wakame
Ginger Salad
Spring mix, Cucumber, Carrot, Beet, Tomato, Ginger Dressing
Seared Gyoza
House-made Pork Dumpling, and Chili Ponzu

Course 2
Real California Roll
Blue Crab, Cucumber, and Avocado
Spicy Tuna Roll
Chopped Bluefin Tuna, Cucumber, Sesame
Hamachi Jalapeno
Yellowtail Sashimi, Jalapeno, Yuzu Tobiko, Ponzu

Course 3
Tonkotsu Ramen
Pork Bone Broth, Black Garlic Oil, Pork Chashu
Chicken Ramen
Chicken Broth, Grilled Chicken
Spicy Miso Ramen
Spicy Red Miso, Pork Bone Broth, Pork Chashu
Veggie Ramen
Mushroom Broth, Tofu, Kale Noodle
*all Ramen Served with Banboo Shoots, Chives, Wood Ear Mushroom & Marinated Soft-Boiled Egg
Nigiri 5pcs or Sashimi Sampler 6pcs (Chef’s Choice)

No Substitution

Sosta Cafe

130 E Davie St
(919) 833-1006
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  Outdoor Dining Available

Lunch Special - $

Free iced tea or free coffee with purchase of a sandwich or salad for lunch at Sosta

St. Roch Fine Oysters + Bar

223 S Wilmington St
(919) 322-0359
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  Outdoor Dining Available

Dinner - 3 Course Prix-Fixe - $$$

First Course Choice of:
No BS Salad, Cauliflower Caeser, Beet Roch Cham

Second Course Choice of:
BBQ Shrimp, Crispy Pork Chop with Red Beans & Rice, or
Fried Catfish, Pickles & Frites


Beignet with Bourbon Caramel or Coffee Ice Cream with Marshmallow, almond brittle

Sushi Blues Cafe


301 Glenwood Ave, # 110
(919) 664-8061
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  Outdoor Dining Available

Dinner - 3 Course Prix-Fixe - $$

Fist Course: Steamed Edamame, Chicken or Veggie Harumaki

Second Course: Shrimp, Steak, or Chicken Teriyaki served with steamed Shanghai Pok Choy and rice: or any two of our specified specialty rolls.

Third Course: Ice Cream (Green Tea, Vanilla, or Cookies & Cream)

Tonbo Ramen


211 S Wilmington St
(919) 977-3625
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Dinner Special - $

JFC (Fried Chicken) with side of Panko coated deep-fried Ramen (Mac) 'n' Cheese

Tuscan Blu


327 W Davie St, # 108
(919) 834-5707
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  Outdoor Dining Available

Dinner - 3 Course Prix-Fixe - $$

Caesar or House Salad (organic mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, e.v.o.o. and vinegar)

Choice of Entree
Lasagna della Nonna - old-styled homemade lasagna, layers of pasta, Bolognese and bechamel sauce
Linguine Cinque Terre - linguine in basil pesto sauce topped with tomatoes and shrimp
Fettuccine Alfredo Con Pollo - alfredo sauce with chicken
Chicken or Veal Marsala - chicken breast or veal topped with mushrooms and house marsala sauce. Served over linguine
Ravioli Portobello - ravioli stuffed with portobello mushroom served with alfredo sauce


Vic's Italian Cafe & Pizzeria

331 Blake St
(919) 829-7090
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  Outdoor Dining Available

Dinner - 3 Course Prix-Fixe - $$$

$25.00 Three course meal. First course is choice of Contadina (spring mix salad with tomatoes, kalamata olives & onions in Balsamic Vinegar & Extra Virgin Olive oil) or Caesar salad. Second course is choice of Spaghetti with Meat sauce or Meat balls. Penne Michael ( penne paste with Chicken & Mushrooms in a pink cream sauce) Penne Primavera in choice of Garlic & Oil or Marinara Sauce ( penne with Mushrooms, Broccoli, Zucchini, Squash & Sun dried tomatoes) or Penne Arrabiata ( penne pasta with sweet Italian sausage in a Spicy Marinara sauce. Third Course Lucia's surprise dessert. No sharing, no substitutions. Per person. Does not include tax or gratuity.

Dinner Special -

Choice of one free regular topping on any Pizza. Or 10% off bill. Not to be combined with Prefixed meal discount. One choice per table.

Lunch Special - $

2 slices of pizza with one regular topping and a Soda or Tea for $7.00 plus tax and gratuity or A free Soda or Tea with any pasta entree. Per person. Entrees and pizza are not to be shared. No substitutions.

Woody's at City Market

205 Wolfe St
(919) 833-3000
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  Outdoor Dining Available

Lunch Special - $

$8.88 Lunch Specials. Available Monday-Friday 11am- 2pm. Choose from over 12 menu items just $8.88 includes side, soft drink or tea and tax. Wings, Burgers, Salads, Phillys and so much more!!

Wye Hill Kitchen & Brewing

201 S Boylan Ave
(984) 200-1189
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  Outdoor Dining Available

Dinner - 3 Course Prix-Fixe - $$$

$35 Prix Fixe

- Select One -

Cheesy Broccoli
roasted broccoli, house beer cheese, chipotle bread crumbs

Buffalo Chicken Rillette
confit chicken spread, gorgonzola, celery, Union Special focaccia

Deviled Eggs
country ham, sweet potato, dill, horseradish

- Select One -

roasted chicken breast, cheese grits, bourbon red-eye jus, country ham

Falafel Waffle
mixed salad, tahini vinaigrette, beet hummus, roasted za’atar chickpeas

Wye Hill Burger
1/3lb burger, cheddar, smoked gouda, fried green tomato, bacon, chipotle crema

Cupcake from Bestow Baked Goods

Dinner Special - $$$

$35 prix fixe

- Select One -

Charred Broccoli
hazelnuts, mint, tahini

Brewhouse Mussels
house pilsner, kielbasa, whole grain mustard, tarragon, Union Special focaccia

Strawberry Fields Salad
mixed greens, strawberries, gorgonzola, candied walnuts, strawberry-balsamic vinaigrette

- Select One -

Steak Frites
10oz NY strip, compound butter, French fries

Shrimp and Grits
USA wild caught shrimp, cheese grits, pilsner, pickled onion, chorizo, salsa verde

Shrooms and Grits
roasted mushrooms, brown butter, cheese grits, pilsner, pickled onion, salsa verde

Slice of Cake from Bestow Baked Goods