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


 

autumn menu

Chef Suhail Karimi

 

 

dinner

daily soup | bread and sweet cream butter

today’s featured cheese | local artisan cheese, roasted almonds, house crisps, saltbox preserves, honeycomb

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

today’s tartine | fall squash, goat cheese, prosciutto, pecans, apple gastrique, chives

brussel sprouts | lemon zest, sesame kimchi aioli

kale salad |  tuscan kale, pickled watermelon radish, cotija cheese, pepitas, achiote roasted cauliflower, cumin-lime vinaigrette

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

stuffed squash | local delicata squash, quinoa, currants, pine nuts, bright herbs, frisee, raddichio, yogurt-chevre cream, warm shallot vinaigrette, garlic naan

pan roasted salmon | ora-king salmon, potato rosti, braised leeks, horseradish cream, caper berries, dill, wilted baby mizuna, maple-chili radish

meat and potato | filet mignon, potato gratin, seared broccolini, roasted carrots, fried garlic, green peppercorn cream, mushroom demi-glace

chicken and rice | thai green curry, flowering cabbage, roasted cauliflower, grilled rice cake, sesame-chili oil, thai basil, cilantro, radish sprout

pork osso bucco | kölsch braised pork shank, mustard spaetzle, roasted apple, braised cabbage, roasted baby turnip, pea sprouts

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 watermelon radish, cotija cheese, pepitas, achiote roasted cauliflower, cumin-lime vinagrette

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, saltbox sauerkraut, ipa honey mustard, smoked apple sauce, dill pickle, caraway aioli, 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

saltbox coffee cake | cinnamon swirl, apple, streusel, Chantilly cream

daily soup |  bread and sweet cream butter

saltbox french toast | saltbox brioche, honey roasted asian pear, whipped mascarpone, maple syrup,

almonds

kale salad |  tuscan kale, pickled watermelon radish, cotija cheese, pepitas, achiote roasted cauliflower, cumin-lime vinagrette

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

breakfast sandwich | soy-miso pork belly, fried farm egg, baby mizuna, pickled carrot and ginger, togarashi aioli, daikon, jalapeño, 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, delicata squash, caramelized onions, spinach, red pepper, hollandaise

fried chicken sandwich | crispy buttermilk chicken breast, saltbox sauerkraut, ipa honey mustard, smoked apple sauce, dill pickle, caraway aioli, 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