johnston's saltbox

 

 

1696 laurel street
san carlos, ca 94070

650.592.7258

info@johnstonsaltbox.com

NO RESERVATIONS

Closed Mother's Day May 13th

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

 



 

 

 

 spring 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 | smashed avocado, radish, citrus, queso fresco, chili caramel

fried asparagus | ricotta salata, lemon zest, tarragon vinaigrette

kale salad |  tuscan kale, roasted red pepper, cara cara orange, rosemary pistachio, castleveltrano olive, shaved parmesan, balsamic vinaigrette

spring harvest salad | gem lettuce, carrot, snap pea, avocado, hard egg, pickled red onion, spiced almonds, parmesan vinaigrette

spring pesto | torchio  pasta, fresh herb pesto, roast carrot, snap peas, pecans, shaved parmesan, lemon zest

pan roasted halibut | seared asparagus, savory cous cous, orange, arugula, almond, olive and pepper tapenade, citrus beurre blanc

meat and potato | hangar steak, spring onion latke, king trumpet mushroom, english pea puree, sour cream, horseradish, dill

pan roasted chicken | spring vegetable succotash, cornbread, jalapeño jelly, rooftop honey butter

short rib | seared green beans, quinoa, pine nut, apricot, radish, herb, red wine jus, gremolata

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

 

lunch

daily soup |  served with  bread and sweet cream butter

kale salad |  tuscan kale, roasted red pepper, cara cara orange, rosemary pistachio, castleveltrano olive, shaved parmesan, balsamic vinaigrette

spring harvest salad | gem lettuce, carrot, snap pea, avocado, hard egg, pickled red onion, spiced almonds, parmesan vinaigrette

sausage sandwich | red chili pork sausage, grilled peppers, pineapple salsa, avocado cream, spicy escabeche, arugula, fries

winter green tartine | toasted filone, scrambled egg, chard, tomato, bright herb, fried pea, spicy green sauce, feta, simple salad 

eggs durango | poached farm eggs, creamy polenta, green chili sauce, grilled zucchini, queso fresco, cilantro,               ( add carnitas)

fried chicken sandwich | crispy buttermilk chicken breast, house pickles, buttermilk slaw, Guinness honey mustard, cilantro, jalapeno, fries

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

steak sandwich | green curry rubbed flank steak, arugula, bean sprouts, red onion, herbs, thai steak sauce, rice powder, kimchi aioli, fries

 

brunch (sat & sun)

jana's scones | house made preserves

strawberry crumb cake | balsamic syrup, whipped cream

daily soup |  bread and sweet cream butter

vanilla bean french toast | saltbox brioche, brown sugar macerated strawberries, hazelnut crunch, maple syrup, whipped crème fraîche

kale salad |  tuscan kale, roasted red pepper, cara cara orange, rosemary pistachio, castleveltrano olive, shaved parmesan, balsamic vinaigrette

spring harvest salad | gem lettuce, carrot, snap pea, avocado, hard egg, pickled red onion, spiced almonds, parmesan vinaigrette

breakfast sandwich | hard farm egg, red chili pork sausage, pineapple salsa, avocado cream, spicy escabeche, arugula, fennel, simple salad

winter green tartine | toasted filone, scrambled egg, chard, tomato, bright herb, fried pea, spicy green sauce, feta, simple salad

eggs durango | poached farm eggs, creamy polenta, green chili sauce, grilled zucchini, queso fresco, cilantro,               ( add carnitas)

bacon hash |  poached farm eggs, potatoes, bacon, caramelized onions, asparagus, spinach, poblano peppers, hollandaise sauce

fried chicken sandwich | crispy buttermilk chicken breast, house pickles, buttermilk slaw, guinness honey mustard, cilantro, jalapeño, saltbox 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