Lunch Menu: Week of July 15, 2014 — Summer is here!

The tomatoes are showing up with the heat….not the police, but the sun shining down on newly shorn fields. We will have the first caprese salads of the year on the menu this week. Mounds of fresh, juicy tomatoes with fresh mozzarella and basil all dressed with our organic extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper. So bright and perfect for the season.

Highlights:

*marionberry vinaigrette
*great pate
*Ricky’s gazpacho
*poppy seeds in the eightball squash

To Start
country pâté with mixed olives, whole grain mustard and cornichon 5.5
crostini of duck liver mousse 5.5
mixed field greens and altamura croutons with balsamic vinaigrette 6.5
GTF salad- goat cheese, basil, pistachios and marionberry vinaigrette 9.5
caprese salad-mozzarella, basil, extra virgin, balsamic and *artisan bread 9.5
gazpacho with basil pesto and artisan bread 4/6
mushroom soup with artisan bread 4/6

Pizze Rosso
garlic/basil/mozzarella 9.5
Italian sausage/kalamata olive/radicchio/mozz 10.5
duck/fennel/pesto /mozz 10.5

Pizze Bianco
ham/squashes/red wine onions /mozz 9.5
beets/pesto/ricotta/mozz 10.5
colazione-bacon/egg/green onion/black pepper 10.5

Secondi
agnolotti of duck confit with new onions, chard and parmesan cheese 9.5
semolina gnocchi with siletz tomatoes, ricotta, leeks and pesto 9.5
brown rice and poppy seed stuffed eightball squash over tomato and braising greens 9.5
pacific rockfish with ratatouille 10.5
grilled pork chops, potato salad, marinated grilled zucchini 10.5

Wine Dinner ft. Spindrift Cellars: April 26 2014

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For the evening of Saturday, April 26, we have invited winemakers Tabitha and Matt to help us plan and pour a selection of their best wines paired with an evening’s worth of our freshest ideas and freshest produce.

The reservations are limited sadly, and we begin taking reservations on April 1st. Really, no foolin’. Call 541-929-4273.

Menu Sketch for Spindrift Cellars Wine Dinner (throwin’ it down):

antipasti of mushroom terrine, country pate and liverwurst
wood sorrel soup with goat cheese croquetta
cured tongue salad with arugula, chives, pickled shallots and lovage/ginger sauce
hand made cavatelli pasta with hopefully green garlic, brown butter and almond
seafood risotto with wild shrimp, watercress and leeks
intermezzo of grapefruit sorbet
beef in brioche with kale and candied carrots
roast peppers and cherry bavaroise

Lunch Menu for Opening Week: March 6-8, 2014

No promises – we have to see how it all shakes down – but there are going to be some sweet dishes on this menu!

To Start
antipasti of marinated peppers, brie cheese, olives and baguette 5.5
country pâté with cornichon and whole grain mustard 6.5
mixed greens with balsamic vinaigrette 6.5
GTF salad-grapefruit, pistachio, and goat cheese with a coriander vinaigrette 9.5
onion soup with artisan bread and alpine cheese 4/6
vegetable minestrone soup with artisan bread 4/6

Pizze
garlic /herb/mozzarella 9.5
Italian sausage/roasted onion 10.5
bacon/leeks/blue cheese/tomato/mozzarella 10.5
arugula/sunchokes/tomato/mozzarella 9.5
peppers/olives/goat cheese/tom/mozz 9.5
–add egg/pepperoni 1.

Secondi
spaghetti ala chitarra with garlic, egg, cream 9.5
orrechiette with pork ragu 9.5
cappelletti with goat cheese 9.5
polenta with egg, veggies, and oxtail jam 9.5
torta di crespelle with braising mix 9.5
rockfish, rutabaga, tomato, potato, mustard greens 11.5