Honest American food with big flavors utilizing the bountiful products of the region and the rich history of European cuisine

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Dinner Menu

 

Lil' Bites

Smoked Pork Tenderloin

Thinly sliced, pickled vegetables, sumac aioli……7

 

Seared Foie Gras 

Brandy pan sauce, Chestnut Pâté…..12

 

Congressman’s Doughnuts

savory hungarian pâte à choux, trout & roe, escargot & hôtel butter, Chicken LIver Mousse & port.....10

 

Duck Heart Terrine

country pork terrine with duck heart inlay, horseradish mustard, toast.....8

 

Jo’s Canned Fish 

brined & olive oil poached smelt, boiled egg, mustard, housemade saltines…..9

 

Mousse à Voillle  

creamy chicken liver mousse, owl baguette, port wine gelée.....8

 

Small Plates

Oyster Stew

oysters & their liquor, cream, Housemade butter cracker……12

 

Saucisson au Vin

housemade smoked pork sausage, onions braised in white wine, fingerling potatoes.....12

 

Carrots a la Vicomte

local carrots, wilted lettuce, tarragon…..7

 

Souffle Omelette

crab newburg, herbs……14

 

Vegetable Pie

seasonal vegetables, sherry, sequatchie cove tomme, biscuit top…..10

 

Scallop Quenelle

classic lyonnaise style creamed seafood dumpling, lobster sauce.....18

 

Oysters & Rosé

4 raw  oysters (ask server for daily selection!) topped with caviar, served with black peeper, shallot & sparkling Rosé......14

 

Moules Du Navigateur

steamed PEI mussels, curry, cream, carrot, onion, baguette.....15

 

Winter Salad

winter greens & herbs, melted hornbacher cheese, smoked bread crumb, vinaigrette piquante.....9

 

Entrees

Pan Seared NC Flounder  

pommes marquise, matignon, white wine......22

 

Quail Financière

quail stuffed with prunes & sweetbreads wrapped in caul fat in a rich sauce, crouton, wilted bitter greens…..30

 

Prawns Genevoise

two large prawns, genevoise sauce, seared duck liver, butter braised leeks.....22

 

Blanquette De Veau

seared bone-in veal chop, blanquette of slow braised veal breast, carrots, mushrooms, onions & cream…..34

 

Tournedos Rossini 

bacon wrapped filet mignon, seared foie gras, toast, truffles, sherry-demi sauce......36

 

Vivian’s Steak DInner

18oz T - bone aged in beef fat, rich red wine sauce, pommes château

           VIV'S HEDONISTIC FOIE GRAS ADD-ON:  top off your steak with  4 oz of seared foie gras…because why not??   .....25

 

Dessert

Rice & Spice

spiced rice pudding with meringue…..8

 

Apple Charlotte

pastry cream, apple purée, rhu bakery pullman loaf…..8

 

Chocolate TEa Cup Cake

moreno cherries, chantilly cream.....8

 

BRUNCH MENU:

SWEETS

PARISIAN BREAKFAST

TWO MINI OWL BAKERY PASTRIES, WEEKLY CHEESE & ACCOUTREMENT.....10

 

FRIED FRENCH TOAST  

SEARED FOIE GRAS, house JELLY, MAPLE SYRUP.....12

 

Proffertjes  

tiny lil’ yeasted pancakes, powdered sugar, butter.....6

 

BRÛLÉED GRAPEFRUIT 

HONEY, GRANOLA, CRÈME FRAÎCHE.....7

 

LIL' BITES

SMOKED PORK TENDERLOIN 

PICKLED VEGETABLE ASPIC, SUMAC AIOLI.....7

 

SMOKED OYSTERS  

FOUR SWEET JESUS OYSTERS, PAPRIKA BUERRE BLANC, CAVIAR.....14

 

CURED SALMON  

RYE BREAD, SHAVED ONION, CAPERBERRY, REISLING SABAYON.....9

 

CONGRESSMEN DOUGHNUTS 

savory hungarian pâte à choux, trout & roe, escargot & hôtel butter, beef tongue & stout glaze.....10

 

SMALL PLATES

OYSTER STEW -

east coast oysters & their liquor, cream, housemade butter cracker.....12

 

WINTER SALAD

GREENS & herbs, melted hornbacher cheese, smoked bread crumb,, vinaigrette piquante.....9

 

Souffle Omelette

creamy mushroom & brandy sauce, herbs.....11

                 * SUB CRAB NEWBERG for the MUSHROOM SAUCE.....3

GIANT PRAWN

city ham, périgord truffle, dry vermouth, farm & sparrow grits.....15

 

SCALLOP QUENELLEclassic lyonnaise style creamed seafood dumpling, lobster sauce.....18

 

ENTREES

SALMON TOURNEDOS    -  15

ROLLED SALMON FILET, BÉCHAMEL, HARD BOILED EGGS, ROE, BAGUETTE

 

VIVIAN’S TWO EGG BREAKFAST  -  14

SMOKED SAUSAGE & HAM, POTATO AND KALE CROQUETTE, FRIED EGGS, BISCUIT

 

DEEP FRIED PORK LOIN  -  14

SAUSAGE GRAVY, BISCUIT, FRIED EGGS

 

STEAK & EGGS  -  19

SEARED RIBEYE, SAUCE VALOIS, RED WINE POACHED EGGS, BREAKFAST POTATOES

 

SIDES

Fried potatoes.....3

BIG BUTTERY BISCUIT......2

 

BRUNCH COCKTAILS!

VIVIAN’S  HOUSEMADE  BLOODY MARY  -  8

VIV’S SECRET MIX, VODKA, BURIAL STOUT, HOUSE PICKLES, DILL SALT

 

PAPER  PLANE  -  12

OLD FORESTER, APEROL, AMARO MONTENEGRO, LEMON

 

MIMOSA  -  6

BUBBLES N’ OJ

 

EL  PÁJARETE  DE  MONTAÑA  -  12

PENNY CUP COLD BREW, EL JIMADOR TEQUILA, ABUELITA’S CHOCOLATE, GÉNÉPY DES ALPES, TOUCH O’ CREAM

 

BULL  SHOT -  4

BEEF CONSOMMÉ, VODKA, CRYSTAL HOT SAUCE, WORCESTERSHIRE

 

EARL GREY CARRE - 13

EARL GREY COGNAC, RYE WHISKEY, CARPANO ANTIQUA, BENEDICTINE, BITTERS

 

FRENCH  BLONDE  -  13

GIN, COCCHI AMERICANO, GRAPEFRUIT, ST. GERMAIN, ORANGE BITTERS


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