graduation/mother’s day

graduation & mother’s day weekend

may 10-12, 2013

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lyon farm’s warm asparagus-leek soup w/ lemon-black pepper crème fraiche

10

millarckee farm’s organic green salad w/ texas red grapefruit vinaigrette

10

artisanal three cheese sampler w/ homemade crackers, fruit & nut compote

10

caesar salad w/ perry-winkle farm’s romaine, anchovies, bacon, red peppers, charred red onion & croutons

12

elaine’s potato gnocchi w/ asparagus, morels, reggiano, sunny-side farm egg, reggiano & verjus

13

southern fried n.c. softshell crab w/ purple cabbage slaw, millarckee farm’s arugula & tabasco aioli

14

n.c. snapper ceviche w/ lime, jalapeño, cilantro, avocado, radish & tortilla chips

14

rare beef tataki w/ roasted eggplant salad, local pea greens, peppers, cukes, herbs, soba noodles & peanut sauce

14

seared labelle farm’s foie gras ‘blt’ w/ candied bacon, arugula & house-pickled tomatoes

 15

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house-smoked niman ranch pork tenderloin w/ n.c. shrimp ‘n grits, country ham, onion confit & redeye gravy

30

elaine’s pan-fried n.c. catfish w/ n.c. oyster gumbo, spicy creole rice, giacomo’s andouille & pickled okra

28

elaine’s roasted duck breast w/ lemongrass-jasmine rice, broccoli, spicy peanut sauce & local mustard greens

30

moroccan spiced n.c. scallops w/ couscous, pine nuts, oranges, olive & parsley salad & spicy red pepper sauce

29

three cheese soufflé w/ local asparagus, sugar snaps, sautéed greens, chioggias, morels & mustard oil

25

pan seared n.c. striped bass w/ steamed clams, anson mills’ farro risotto, arugula, hedgehogs & lemon brodetto

30

beef oscar:  grilled angus filet w/ fresh n.c. lump crabmeat, grilled asparagus & beurre blanc

35

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please inform your server of any food allergies or food aversions.

elaine’s adds a 20% gratuity to parties of 5 or more.  no separate or split checks, please.