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September 13, 2018 – Thursday

Garden Kitchen Menu, Thursday 9/13/2018

Squash Blossoms whipped goat cheese, tempura battered, grilled melon, balsamic, mint (GF) 12

Beer Steamed Mussels P.E.I. mussels, benchmark table beer broth, cherry tomato, baguette 15
Suggested Beer: Benchmark Table Beer with Fennel Flower

Kitchen Sink 3 cheeses, dry salami, carrot marmalade, peach jam, marinated olives, roasted nuts, honey, garlic beets, pickled cucumbers, valencia orange & cherry tomato, white wine pickled raisins, tempura battered fennel flower, baked daily grilled bread (VO, can be GF) 17 (+8 upcharge for prix fixe) ~ 5 cheeses & double bread   25~ roasted bone marrow & extra bread  +9
Suggested Drink: Garden Kitchen Sangria   

Farmers Salad  
Watermelon Panzanella arugula, panzanella, crimson melon, boothby cucumber, golden beet, pea sprouts, pickled watermelon rind, parmigiano, brined cherry tomato, red onion, balsamic   (VO,can be GF)   14

Thai Larb ginger tamari massaged kale, ground chickpea & walnut, coconut cream, oyster mushroom, cucumber, pickled shallot, green beans, fried leeks, horned melon, basil & mint vinaigrette, fresh mint   (V,GF) 13

Warm the Soul Soup
Corn Chowder slow cooked corn cob stock, kabocha, touch of cream, parm, horseradish leaf oil (VO,GF) 9/13

Corn & Shrimp Chowder corn chowder, fresh sauteed baja shrimp (GF) 13/18 (+ 3/5 upcharge for prix fixe)

Chimichurri Steak 8 oz grilled flank steak, rustic greens chimichurri, reed avocado, cotija black beans, yellow squash, pickled vegetables, handmade pork fat masa tortillas  (GF) 26
~ for surf & turf, add garlic shrimp +5
Suggested Wine: Cavas Valmar Cabernet Sauvignon

Beer Chicken three sons farm, beer roasted chicken, cremini mushroom gravy, white cheddar & duck fat biscuit, spaghetti squash mac & cheese, grilled asparagus   (can be GF) 23
Suggested Wine: South Coast Winery Reserve Chardonnay

Mediterranean Plate lentil & herb patty, garlic baked pita, arugula, cucumber & cherry tomato salad, sheep’s milk feta, pickled beet hummus, kalamata tahini dressing, pickled fairy tale eggplant (VO,can be GF) 21
Suggested Wine: Cavas Valmar Chenin Blanc

Fresh Catch cabrilla grouper wrapped in collard leaves & sweet mace butter, steamed in housemade fumet, caramelized onion & butternut squash mash, tarragon cream sauce, grilled flanders fig, micro amaranth    (GF) 26
Suggested Wine: Fallbrook Winery “Dalla Collina” Red Blend

Pork Belly Porchetta butterflied pork belly stuffed with sundried tomato & basil hemp seed pesto, creamy fennel polenta & garlic blistered green beans, parmigiano & gremolata (GF) 26
Suggested Wine: Fallbrook Winery – “33° North” BDX Red Blend    

Sweet Tooth
Oatmeal Stout Cake double chocolate cake, noir chocolate oatmeal stout glaze, candied oats   14

Benchmark Sundae oversized white chocolate chunk cookie, butter pecan ice cream, brown ale caramel sauce   14

Baklava flakey crust, candied spaghetti squash, lavender honey, ground walnut butter, valencia orange reduction, burnt orange, grilled fig   13

Peaches & Cream Cheesecake cinnamon & almond flour crust, cashew “cheese” filling, baked peaches   (V,GF) 14

(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.