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November 6, 2018 – Tuesday

Garden Kitchen Menu, Tuesday 11/6/2018

Picada a la Maradona baked goat cheese, caramelized onions, rustic pesto, pine nuts, baguette (can be GF) 13

Portobello Mac & Cheese roasted spaghetti squash “mac”, creamy butternut squash sauce, roasted portobello, cherry tomato, parmigiano reggiano, fried sage   (VO,GF) 14 ~add pork belly croutons +4

Kitchen Sink 3 cheeses, calabrese salami, deep fried fig leaf, carrot marmalade, strawberry jam, candied figs, marinated olives, spiced nuts, honey, garlic pickled cucumbers & beets, sangria pickled cherries, fresh fruit, plum puree, pickled turnips, pickled eggplant, wheat grilled bread (VO, can be GF) 18
~ 5 cheeses & double bread   25 ~ roasted bone marrow & extra bread  +9
Suggested Drink: Garden Kitchen Sangria

Farmers Salad
Beet Caprese arugula, lemon herb vinaigrette tossed red & chioggia beet, grapefruit, persimmon, gala apple, gorgonzola mousse, roasted walnut, basil, olive oil & balsamic   (VO,GF) 14

Farmhouse romaine, manchego, heirloom tomato, grilled zucchini, crispy broccoli, carrot ribbons, raisin, red onion, parsley & mint, pistachio, choice of dressing   (VO,GF) 14

Warm the Soul Soup
Truffle Cannellini Bean creamy white bean & celery root, truffle oil, parmesan, chive   (VO,GF) 9/13

Lobster Ravioli eight hand stuffed & rolled ravioli, caramelized baby fennel & san diego spiny lobster, guava beurre blanc, pomegranate aril, basil, garden salad   MP
Suggested Wine: Santo Tomas Colombard

Italian Beef Cheek italian herbs, beef marrow braised, cremini mushroom & cabernet pan jus, griddled polenta cake, shaved romano, grilled zucchini & black futsu pumpkin, crispy onion(GF)27
Suggested Wine: Finca Las Moras Barrel Select Malbec

Chile Verde Pork Belly slow roasted pork belly steak, charred green tomato chile verde sauce, lime wedge, green onion, cilantro, loaded sweet potato with escabeche, lime & chipotle crema, tortilla strips, radish, cotija   (GF) 26 ~ house fermented jalapeno hot sauce upon request ~    
Suggested Wine: La Playa “un-oaked” Chardonnay

Persian Lamb 8 hour braised & pulled lamb, pomegranate molasses & arils, garlic blistered green beans & wilted greens, preserved lemon & eggplant hummus, mint & fennel yogurt, cilantro & mint, cherry tomato   (GF) 24
Suggested Wine: Galil Mountain Winery “Ela” Red Blend      

Karaage Fried Chicken 3 sons farm chicken, choice of bone in breast or thigh, cremini mushroom gravy, parmesan green beans, duck fat & cheddar biscuit, chive   (can be GF) 22
Suggested Beer: Benchmark Blond Ale   Suggested Bubbles: Amelia Brut Rose

Tempura Vegetable garlic brown rice, tempura battered butternut, zucchini & maitake, tamari ginger & tangerine sauteed shiitake, eggplant, broccoli & green beans, toasted sesame, quick kimchi, green onion   (V,GF) 20
Suggested Wine: Tohu Sauvignon Blanc

Sweet Tooth
Caribbean Tart almond crust, cantaloupe curd, dragon fruit, tangerine, honey, toasted coconut, mint syrup  (GF) 12

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake double layer dark chocolate, peanut butter mousse, noir chocolate glaze   (V) 14

Flourless Chocolate Cake noir chocolate cake, caramel sauce, vanilla bean whipped cream   (GF) 14

Poached Peach warm white wine & poaching syrup peach, vanilla bean ice cream, almond shortbread   (GF) 14
Suggested Bubbles: South Coast Sparkling Pinot Grigio

Wine Flight Special: Edwards Vineyard & Winery Vertical Syrah Flight 2009, 2010, 2012   $25

(V)= Vegan (VO)= Vegan Option (GF)= Gluten Free
All food at Garden Kitchen is handcrafted from scratch using the freshest ingredients, opting for local & organic when possible. We also strive to use hormone & antibiotic free meats.