Honest American Food with Big Flavors that Utilize the Bountiful Products of our Region and the Rich History of European Cuisine

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Brunch

Sundays 10:30 - 2:00pm

Last seating at 2pm

Brunch Menu

 

SWEETS

Deep Fried French Toast

with house jelly & syrup  -  8        

…..add foie gras ice cream  -  10 

 

Proffertjes  

16 tiny lil’ yeasted pancakes, powdered sugar, butter  -  7

  

Vla Flip  -  8

strawberries, dutch style vanilla custard, yogurt, oatmeal streusel 

 

SMALL PLATES

Smoked Oysters - 13

four of our daily smoked oysters, dr. john’s remoulade, caviar*

 

Nordic Deviled Eggs  -  8

three deviled egg halves stuffed with smoked fish, potato, and cornichon, topped w/caviar

 

Filet Americain  -  13

dutch style beef tartar with dijon, cornichon, shallot, ketchup & crostini*

 

Breakfast Nibbly Board  -  12

your choice of a freshly baked OWL. pastry, sequatichie cove tomme, daily charcuterie, greens w/ vinaigrette piquante

 

Irish Country Breakfast  -  13

cured salmon, soft scrambled eggs, caper cream, soda bread*

 

Toast of the Sea  -  14

NC shrimp, maine lobster, rhu sally lunn bread, carrot, local lettuce, buttermilk dressing

 

Grit Casserole  -  13

farm & sparrow stone ground heirloom grits, country ham, irish dubilner cheese, arugula

 

Souffle Omelette - 17  

crab newberg, herbs & flowers

 

Mains

Croque Madame  -  13

rhu bread, ham, mornay, sunny side up eggs, dressed greens

 

VIVIAN’S TWO EGG BREAKFAST  -  14

housemade smoked sausage & ham, potato and kale croquette, fried eggs, biscuit

 

Corned Beef Hash  - 13

potatoes, onion, carrot, cabbage, fried eggs, mustard cream sauce

 

DEEP FRIED PORK LOIN  -  14

sausage gravy, big buttery biscuit, fried eggs

 

Shrimp & Grits  -  13

NC shrimp, creamy farm & sparrow grits, stewed tomato - lobster sauce

 

Steak & Eggs  -  18  

NC shrimp, creamy farm & sparrow grits, stewed tomato - lobster sauce

 

Duck Confit Salad  -  13

local greens, poached egg, duck liver toast point, vinaigrette piquante

 

SIDES

Fried potatoes WITH CARAMELIZED ONION.....3

BIG BUTTERY BISCUIT......2

DAILY OWL PASTRY…..3

 

BRUNCH COCKTAILS!

VIVIAN’S  HOUSEMADE  BLOODY MARY  -  8

VIV’S SECRET MIX, VODKA, splash o’ stout , HOUSE PICKLES, DILL SALT

 

AFTERGLOW  -  10

tito’s vodka, lemon, st. germain elderflower liqueur, yellow chartreuse

 

MIMOSA  -  6

BUBBLES N’ OJ

 

KENTUCKY CAPPUCINO  -  10

OLD FORESTER BOURBON, PENNY CUP COLD BREW COFFEE, CREAM, HOUSEMADE cinnamon BITTERS

 

MARÍA  VERDE  -  11

green mix incl. foraged greens, avocado, tomatillo, chiles, wild onion, fresh herbs, green tomato, etc…w/ tequila

 

SANGRITA   -  10

sangria, tequila, orange liqueur, lime, hellfire bitters

 

THE FIRST WORD -  12

house beet gin, green chartreuse, luxardo marachino liqueur, lime

 

RISING SUN  -  10

suntory toki whisky, lemon, grapefruit cordial, sparkling rosé

 

SMOKING PISTOLS  -  12

vida mezcal, aperol, montenegro, lemon