johnston's saltbox

 

1696 laurel street
san carlos, ca 94070

650.592.7258

info@johnstonsaltbox.com

 

 

 No Reservations

Due to our modest size, we can only accommodate parties of six (6) or fewer

 



 

 

 

 spring menu

Chef Adam Thompson

 

 

dinner

daily soup

rooftop garden salad | daily harvested lettuces, radish, local olive oil, sea salt

today's tartine | creamed corn, scallion, ricotta, green chili sauce, pumpkin seed

fried asparagus | ricotta salata, sea salt, tarragon vinaigrette

kale salad |  tuscan kale, sprouted lentil, pickled radish, spiced almond, fried chickpea, grilled red pepper, corn, fresh herb, tahini vinaigrette

spring gem salad | little gem lettuce, bacon, hard egg, avocado, cucumber, marinated green beans, black pepper buttermilk dressing

first harvest gnocchi | ricotta herb gnocchi, corn, snap pea, pea shoots, hazelnut, parmesan

pan roasted swordfish | sweet spice dust, savory couscous, asparagus, olive vierge, rooftop nasturtium

steak and potato | hanger steak, bacon loaded mashers, green and yellow beans, blueberry steak sauce

pan roasted chicken | andouille and white bean ragout, chard, fried breadcrumb, heirloom carrot, apricot coulis

pork chop | polenta cake, braised mushroom, grilled stone fruit, cucumber and rooftop radish salad

ribeye burger | all natural beef burger, melted onions, tomato jam, lettuce, aioli,  fries

 

lunch

daily soup

kale salad |  tuscan kale, sprouted lentil, pickled radish, spiced almond, fried chickpea, grilled red pepper, corn, fresh herb, tahini vinaigrette

spring  gem salad | little gem lettuce, bacon, hard egg, avocado, cucumber, marinated green beans, black pepper buttermilk dressing

may's chicken salad sandwich | chicken breast, apple, celery, creamy curry dressing, spiced apricot jam, walnut, gem lettuce, simple salad

smoked trout tartine | house smoked steelhead, scrambled egg, snap pea, red onion, arugula, goat cheese, fried caper, dill, horseradish cream, toasted filone, simple salad

first harvest frittata | artichoke, spring onion confit, poblano pepper, chili saffron sauce, cilantro, pumpkin seed, queso fresco, simple salad

fried chicken sandwich | crispy buttermilk chicken breast, hot sauce, blue cheese spread, jalapeño, cilantro, celery slaw, fries

ribeye burger |  all natural beef burger, melted onions, tomato jam, lettuce, aioli, house cut fries

pulled pork sandwich | thai braised pork, jalapeño, cucumber, sweet lime slaw, bright herbs, rice powder, aioli, fries

 

brunch (sat & sun)

jana's scones | house made preserves

cinnamnon swirl brioche | orange honey butter

kale salad |  tuscan kale, sprouted lentil, pickled radish, spiced almond, fried chickpea, grilled red pepper, corn, fresh herb, tahini vinaigrette

spring gem salad | little gem lettuce, bacon, hard egg, avocado, cucumber, marinated green beans, black pepper buttermilk dressing

breakfast sandwich | torpedo roll, kalbi beef, red kimchi, sesame bean sprouts, cucumber, jalapeno, hard fried egg, simple salad

smoked trout tartine | house smoked steelhead, scrambled egg, snap pea, red onion, arugula, goat cheese, fried caper, dill, horseradish cream, toasted filone, simple salad

first harvest frittata | artichoke, spring onion confit, poblano pepper, chili saffron sauce, cilantro, pumpkin seed, queso fresco, simple salad

blueberry pancakes | saltbox sourdough pancakes, almond crunch, lemon blueberries, whipped créme fraiche, maple syrup 

bacon hash |  two poached farm eggs, potatoes, bacon, caramelized onions, asparagus, spinach, red pepper, hollandaise sauce

fried chicken sandwich | crispy buttermilk chicken breast, hot sauce, blue cheese spread, jalapeño, cilantro, celery slaw, fries

 

 

*due to our modest size we can only accommodate parties of 6 or fewer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

johnston's saltbox   I   1696 laurel street   I   san carlos, ca   I   94070   I   650.592.7258