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 | roasted fig, black pepper goat cheese, toasted pecan, garam masala honey

fried florettes | broccoli, cauliflower, ricotta salata, salsa verde

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

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

early harvest pasta | penne rigate pasta, braised summer squash, blistered tomato, nicoise olive, basil, lemon zest, walnut, burrata

seafood stew | clam, mussel, squid, rock cod, fragrant coconut broth, beans, melon, grilled rice cake, fried shallot, rooftop herbs, chili oil

steak and potato | hangar steak, plancha fingerlings, creamed corn, bacon blue cheese tomato, cress, pickled onion, chimichurri

pan roasted chicken | baked beans, herbed potato salad, corn on the cob, chili, queso fresco, lime hollandaise, saltbox barbecue sauce

pork chop | herb and quinoa fritter, charred eggplant puree, nightshade salad, harissa

ribeye burger | all natural beef burger, melted onions, heirloom tomato, 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

the blta | miso glazed bacon, heirloom tomato, gem lettuce, smoked tomato coulis, avocado cream, green goddess 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

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

berries n' cream bon bouche | puff pastry, strawberry, whip, brown sugar streusel 

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

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