johnston's saltbox

 

1696 laurel street
san carlos, ca 94070

650.592.7258

info@johnstonsaltbox.com
 

Closed Mother's Day May 14th

 

 

 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 | smashed sweet peas, ricotta, basil, pecans, chili oil

fried asparagus | ricotta salata, sea salt, tarragon vinaigrette

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

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

first harvest faro | faro, artichoke, garlic marinated cucumber, charred cauliflower, feta, lemon herb salad, roasted eggplant puree

pan roasted steelhead | snap pea, pearl onion, olive oil, smashed fingerling potato, shaved asparagus, fried caper, dill, horseradish cream

steak and potato | hangar steak, spring roots, za'atar smashed potato, smoked carrot puree, goat cheese, tarragon, walnut

pan roasted chicken | spring vegetable succotash, fried green tomato, corn bread, rooftop honey butter, jalapeno jelly

short rib | grilled asparagus, green garlic gratin, cress, pickled red onion,  salsa verde, red wine jus

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

 

lunch

daily soup

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

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

tuna conserva sandwich | poached local albacore, salsa verde, fried caper, shaved fennel, arugula, aioli, 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, spicy olive tapenade, jalapeño, giardiniere, arugula, basil aioli, saltbox french fries

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

meatloaf sandwich | saltbox meatloaf, teriyaki ketchup, little gem lettuce, escabeche, beer batter onion rings, aioli, simple salad

 

brunch (sat & sun)

jana's scones | house made preserves

twice baked croissant | salted caramel, hazelnut cream

kale salad |  tuscan kale, sprouted lentil, pickled radish, spiced almond, fried chickpea, grilled red pepper, orange, 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

strawberry french toast | jam sandwiched brioche, vanilla bean custard, fresh strawberries, maple syrup, whipped créme fraîche

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

fried chicken sandwich | crispy buttermilk chicken breast, spicy olive tapenade, jalapeño, giardiniere, arugula, basil aioli, saltbox french 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