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 Suhail Karimi

 

 

dinner

daily soup | bread and sweet cream butter

rooftop garden salad | local baby lettuces, radish, sherry vinaigrette

today’s tartine | herbed goat cheese, confit summer squash, pine nuts, sherry caramel, basil

shishito peppers | lemon zest, tamarind-miso chutney

kale salad |  tuscan kale, pickled rhubarb, strawberries, fromage blanc, herbed pistachio, agave balsamic vinaigrette

summer harvest salad |  gem lettuce, marinated tomato, heirloom cucumber, point reyes blue cheese, bacon, soft egg, green goddess vinaigrette

stuffed cabbage | savoy cabbage, faro, quinoa, summer squash, gypsy pepper, sunflower sprouts, bright herbs, heirloom tomato ragout, burrata, local olive oil

pan roasted halibut | chinese broccoli, radish sprout, pickled carrot, coconut rice, thai basil, bean sprout, cilantro, nuoc cham sauce

meat and potato | hangar steak, steak fries, seared broccolini, ranchero black beans, cotija, tortilla strips, hatch chili bearnaise

muni aunty’s butter chicken | Kashmiri chili oil, saltbox naan, marinated heirloom cucumber, mint yogurt, crispy chickpeas, braised spinach, cilantro, butter chicken sauce

pork chop | bone-in pork chop, warm white bean salad, local romano beans, brown butter carrots, fig gastrique, pine nut gremolata

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

 

lunch

daily soup |  served with bread and sweet cream butter

kale salad |  tuscan kale, pickled rhubarb, strawberries, fromage blanc, herbed pistachio, agave balsamic vinaigrette

summer harvest salad |  gem lettuce, marinated tomato, heirloom cucumber, point reyes blue cheese, bacon, soft egg, green goddess vinaigrette

short rib sandwich | soy braised short rib, cucumber, red kimchi, chili miso aioli, pickled carrot and ginger, jalapeño, cilantro, arugula, fries

summer tartine | poached farm eggs, smashed avocado, confit cherry tomato, agrodolce, sweet pepper crema, crispy prosciutto, simple salad

huevos rancheros | sunny farm eggs, blue corn tostada, tomatillo salsa, radish pico, ranchero beans, lime slaw, queso fresco, cilantro

fried chicken sandwich | crispy buttermilk chicken breast, buffalo sauce, blue cheese sauce. buttermilk-celery slaw, cilantro, jalapeño, fries

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

the blta | miso glazed bacon, heirloom tomato, gem lettuce, smoked tomato coulis, smashed avocado, basil aioli, simple salad

 

brunch (sat & sun)

housemade scones | house made preserves

cinnamon swirl-peach sticky bun | poached peaches, candied hazelnut

daily soup |  bread and sweet cream butter

apple cinnamon pancakes | saltbox sourdough, cinnamon roasted apple, oat streusel, chantilly cream, maple syrup

kale salad |  tuscan kale, pickled rhubarb, strawberries, fromage blanc, herbed pistachio, agave balsamic vinaigrette

summer harvest salad |  gem lettuce, marinated tomato, heirloom cucumber, point reyes blue cheese, bacon, soft egg, green goddess vinaigrette

breakfast sandwich | soy braised short rib, fried farm egg, red kimchi, pickled carrot and ginger, chili-miso aioli, cilantro, jalapeño, arugula, simple salad

summer tartine | poached farm eggs, smashed avocado, confit cherry tomato, agrodolce, sweet pepper crema, crispy prosciutto, simple salad

huevos rancheros | sunny farm eggs, blue corn tostada, tomatillo salsa, radish pico, ranchero beans, lime slaw, queso fresco, cilantro

bacon hash |  poached farm eggs, saltbox potatoes, bacon, pole beans, local corn, caramelized onions, spinach, red pepper, hollandaise

fried chicken sandwich | crispy buttermilk chicken breast, buffalo sauce, buttermilk-celery slaw, cilantro, jalapeño, 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