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

 



 

 

 

 summer menu

Chef Adam Thompson

 

 

dinner

daily soup | bread and sweet cream butter

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

today's tartine | roasted peaches, black pepper goat cheese, toasted walnut, garam masala honey

fried shishito peppers | ricotta salata, lemon zest, sea salt

kale salad |  tuscan kale, grilled stone fruit, pumpkin seed granola, spicy pickled gypsy pepper, cotija cheese, fresh herb, honey cumin vinaigrette

summer gem salad | little gem lettuce, bacon, hard egg, heirloom cucumber, marinated tomato, radish, black pepper buttermilk dressing

midsummer pesto | trofie pasta, basil and mint pesto, jimmy nardello peppers, lemon zest, chili, pistachio, parmesan

pan roasted halibut | basil spatzle, tomato confit, roast carrot, saffron broth, shaved fennel, fennel aioli

meat and potato | hangar steak, potato rosti, braised yellow wax bean, sauce vierge

chicken and rice | creamy risotto, roasted mushroom, spicy green chili, stone fruit, cress, pickled onion, parmesan

pork chop | mole verde, ranchero beans, house fries, grilled summer squash, queso fresco, cilantro

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

 

lunch

daily soup |  bread and sweet cream butter

kale salad |  tuscan kale, grilled stone fruit, pumpkin seed granola, spicy pickled gypsy pepper, cotija cheese,fresh herb, honey cumin vinaigrette

summer gem salad | little gem lettuce, bacon, hard egg, heirloom cucumber, marinated tomato, radish, black pepper buttermilk dressing

steak sandwich | grilled flank steak, fajita veggies, chimichurri, queso fresco, arugula, refried beans, simple salad 

ham and cheese tartine | scrambled egg, ham, fontina, peperonata, fried caper, pine nut, basil avocado cream, arugula, toasted filone, simple salad

irreconcilable eggs | poached eggs, tostada, ranchero beans, red chili sauce, tomatillo sauce, lime slaw, pickled onion, queso fresco, cilantro 

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

caramel swirl brioche | salted caramel, hot fudge, chantilly cream, almond crunch

kale salad |  tuscan kale, grilled stone fruit, pumpkin seed granola, spicy pickled gypsy pepper,cotija cheese, fresh herb, honey cumin vinaigrette

summer gem salad | little gem lettuce, bacon, hard egg, heirloom cucumber, marinated tomato, radish, black pepper buttermilk dressing

daily soup |  bread and sweet cream butter

breakfast sandwich | smoked cheddar biscuit, hard egg, poblano breakfast sausage, apricot jam, spicy escabeche, arugula, simple salad

ham and cheese tartine | scrambled egg, ham, fontina, peperonata, fried caper, pine nut, arugula, toasted filone, simple salad

irreconcilable eggs | poached eggs, tostada, ranchero beans, red chili sauce, tomatillo sauce, lime slaw, pickled onion, queso fresco, cilantro 

ginger french toast | saltbox brioche, berry syrup, chantilly cream, almond ginger streusel

bacon hash |  two poached farm eggs, potatoes, bacon, caramelized onions, summer squash, 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