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

 



 

 

 

 Winter 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 | melted leek, blue cheese, almond, balsamic syrup

fried brussel sprouts | sesame seed, ricotta salata, lemon zest, kimchi aioli

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

autumn harvest salad | little gem lettuce, chicories, bacon, hazelnut, roasted fingerling potatoes, apple, pickled red onion, mustard seed vinaigrette

bittersweet farro | pumpkin puree, cara cara orange, roasted cauliflower, trevisio, feta cheese, walnut, basil

seafood stew | mussel, clam, squid, rockfish, sweet pepper, snap pea, pumpkin spätzle, coconut broth, fresh herb, chili oil

meat and potato | hangar steak, mixed potato gratin, grilled brassicas, arugula  pickled onion, vineyard gravy

pan roasted chicken | carrot, potato, pearl onion, chana masala, vindaloo curry, cooling yogurt, house naan

pork chop | grilled polenta, seared green beans, hunters tomato sauce, fried herbs

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

autumn harvest salad | little gem lettuce, chicories, bacon, hazelnut, roasted fingerling potatoes , apple, pickled red onion, mustard seed vinaigrette

steak sandwich |  green curry rubbed grilled flank steak, arugula, bean sprout, red onion, herb, thai steak sauce, rice powder, kimchi aioli, house cut fries

roasted tomato tartine | toasted filone, poached farm eggs, oven roasted tomato, saltbox hummus, spiced tomato sauce, feta, mint, simple salad 

green eggs and ham | scrambled egg, black forest ham, tortilla chips, spicy tomatillo sauce, crema,pickled onion, cilantro

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

pork banh mì |  pork belly, roast pork, chicken liver mousse, cilantro, jalapeño, pickled roots, savory aioli, house cut fries

 

brunch (sat & sun)

jana's scones | house made preserves

chocolate swirl brioche | caramel sauce, cocoa streusel, whipped crème fraîche

daily soup |  bread and sweet cream butter

saltbox sourdough pancakes | grilled pineapple, rum syrup, almond crunch, whipped crème fraÎche

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

autumn harvest salad | little gem lettuce, chicories, bacon, hazelnut, roasted fingerling, apple, pickled red onion, mustard seed vinaigrette

breakfast sandwich | torpedo roll, grilled pork belly, hard farm egg, herbed goat cheese, apple chutney, spicy escabeche, arugula, fennel, simple salad

roasted tomato tartine | toasted filone, poached farm eggs, oven roasted tomato, saltbox hummus, spiced tomato sauce, feta, mint, simple salad

green eggs and ham | scrambled egg, black forest ham, tortilla chips, spicy tomatillo sauce, crema, pickled onion, cilantro

bacon hash |  poached farm eggs, potatoes, bacon, caramelized onions, brussel sprouts, spinach, red pepper, 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