Kalamata olives are a greek olive with a rich and fruity flavor and eggplant in color, slit and soaked in brine.
What is Tahini?
Sesame seed paste used in middle eastern cooking
What is Feta Cheese?
Made of sheep's or goat milk and cured.
Feta has a rich tangy flavor
Wood Fired goat cheese fondue with roasted garlic, and balsamic tomatoes on top of a basil pesto sauce, served with toasted baguettes.
What is Goat Cheese Fondue
A blend of goat cheese, cream cheese and roasted garlic.
What are Balsamic Tomatoes
Small diced roma toms, salt and pepper, chiffonade of basil and balsamic vinaigrette marinated for a least an hour.
What is Basil Pesto
A mix of olive oil, basil, almonds, parmesan cheese and salt and pepper
What are toasted baguettes
6 slices warmed in our wood fired pizza oven
Describe Warm Chorizo Sausage and Spanish Cheese?
Similar to queso fundido but with a little more Spanish influence. We will start with housemade ground chorizo sausage which will be cooked and crumbled with chunks of Manchego cheese. Oven-roasted tomatoes are chopped and folded into the cheese mixture. The mixture will be heated and served warm and creamy with 5-6 peices of grilled baguette.
What does fundido mean?
Spanish for "melted"
What is Manchego Cheese?
An aged (90+ days) semi-firm sheeps milk cheese that is a blend of cow's, goat's and sheep's milk harvested in the La Mancha region Spain.
Lightly battered and fried, with agrodolche sauce
What is Calamari?
Squid has a firm, chewy texture and mild somewhat sweet flavor. We will serve rings and tentacles and the portion sze is 7oz.Note: Gazpacho aioli may be subed for the agrodolche upon request.
What is Agrodolche?
Translated in Italian to mean sweet and sour. Ours in made with red wine vinigar, sweet chili sauce, sugar, banana peppers, basil, roasted red pepper, cucumbers, cilantro, and Itialian parsley.
What is the seasoning like that flours the calamari?
Buttermilk, flour, basil, thyme, oregano, cornmean, cornstarch, flour and chili powder
Descirbe Wood-Roasted Mushrooms
Local mushroom, leeks, thyme, mushroom jus, War Eagle Stone ground grits, foie gras butter. The garnish on this dish is sizzled sage, chives grated parmesan and leeks.
What are Local Mushrooms?
This will always have shitake mushrooms as well as seasonal variety from Searcy Arkansas
What are Leeks?
A root vegatable which is part of the onion and garlic family.
What is Thyme?
Member of the mint family
native to southern europe and the mediterranean
gray-green leaves giving off a pungent minty light lemon aroma
What is Mushroom Jus?
Caraway Marsala Jus
War Eagle Stone ground polenta-From Rogers AR
Corn that has been stone ground
more of a true grit
foie gras butter
What is Foie Gras Butter?
What is Foie Gras?
Corn fed duck liver
Describe Crab Cakes
Three crab cakes total of 5oz served atop of a smoked paprika aioli. A small watercress and Clementine mixed in our house lemon vinaigrette.
What are Crab Cakes?
Made with blue fin crabmeat, sauteed onions and yellow bell peppers, lemon juice, mayo, fresh parsley, chopped garlic, panko breadcrumbs, salt pepper, and old bay seasoning.
What is blue fin crab?
Sweet and succulent, found along the gulf and atlantic coast
What in Panko?
Japanese bread crumbs
What is Aioli?
Strongly flovored garlic mayo from the provence region of southern France.
Red wine Vinegar
What are Clementines?
A Citrus Fruit, cross between a mandarin and an orange.