Nightbell Dinner Menu

(Download the PDF) menu changes seasonally

ONE. snacks to share

oysters** on the half shell, house hot sauce, grilled lemon, “old bay” saltines, apple cider mignonette, smoked horseradish cream (gf no saltines, lf no cream, tnf)

north carolina shrimp, farm and sparrow grit bread, green tomato relish, and house hot sauce (tnf)

barkley’s mill grit hush puppies, orange wild mountain bees honey butter dipping sauce (tnf)

duck pastrami, cured duck, duck paté, house pickles, cherry agrodolce, lusty monk mustard, toast points (tnf, gf no bread, lf)

regional cheese plate, honey, sorghum pecans, pickled apples & grapes, herb crackers (tnf no pecans, gf sub gf crackers)

farm and sparrow seeded bread, house chicken butter (tnf, lf/v no butter)

TWO. individual bites

grilled oyster**, benton’s bacon, tomato jam, fried bread (lf, tnf)

“deviled egg” corn sabayon, sunburst smoked trout gravlax**, pimenton, egg cup (gf, tnf)

“caesar salad” jicama shell, parmesan crisps, premium spanish anchovy, classic dressing** ~w/out anchovy (gf no croutons, lf no cheese/brioche, tnf)

steak tartare**, dry aged apple brandy beef, feuille de brick cone, smoked horseradish cream (lf no horseradish cream)

THREE. small plates

cauliflower soup with lime, shallot, cocoa (v, lf, tnf)

brussel and apple hash, butternut purée, smoked pecans, lamb pancetta
(gf, lf, tnf no pecans, v no pancetta)

earl grey cured trout**, apple, fennel, brown butter, goat cheese (gf, tnf)

farro and roasted beet salad, popped sorghum, fried bread, lemon herb puree (lf, tnf, v)

sautéed greens, apples, candied peanuts, olive, salted yogurt, curry oil (gf, tnf, lf/v no yogurt)

grilled hen of the wood mushrooms, sesame oil, fish sauce, orange zest, garlic cream (gf, lf no garlic cream, tnf, v option available)

grilled squid, cauliflower, almond, oregano (gf, tnf no almond)

steamed clams from clammer dave, bentons bacon, smoked cream, tarragon, noble cider (tnf, gf no bread)

sautéed wild caught NC prawns, chili spices, butter, garlic (tnf, gf no bread)

seasonal fish, black walnut, roasted radish, lemon puree

crispy waffle, duck confit poutine, cheddar mousse (tnf, lf no waffle/no cheese) ~add seared foie gras**

apple brandy beef and benton’s bacon burger**, thomasville tomme cheese**, house pickles, lusty monk mustard, maitake mayonnaise**, on a housemade grit brioche bun with house made french fries, rocket sauce** ~add fried egg

grilled steak**, daily cut of dry aged apple brandy beef, valdeon blue cheese and sherry demi-glace (gf, tnf)

house made french fries, remoulade sauce** (tnf, lf, v no remoulade)

FOUR. desserts by Carmen Vaquera

bourbon-pecan pie, cornmeal crust, butternut ice cream, goat milk caramel, sweet crème fraiche

banana ice cream, pineapple curd, dark cocoa waffle cookie, strawberries n’ cream, maraschino cherry sauce (tnf, gf-no cookie/no crumble)

warm bittersweet brownie, dulce de leche ice cream, mexican chocolate mousse, baked italian meringue (tnf)

spiced apple turnovers, bay leaf caramel, pickled grapes, fresh cream (tnf)

* please alert your server of any allergies or dietary restrictions before placing your order. gf: gluten free, lf: lactose free, tnf: tree nut free, v: vegan

** this menu item contains raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs. consuming raw or undercooked food may increase your risk of foodborne illness.