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 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 | roasted peaches, black pepper goat cheese, toasted pecans, garam masala honey

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

kale salad |  tuscan kale, grilled stonefruit, pumpkin seed granola, spicy pickled gypsy pepper,cotija cheese, fresh herb, corn and poblano vinaigrette

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

pomodoro pasta | buccatini pasta, marinated heirloom tomato, fresh mozzarella, summer squash, balsamic reduction, basil, chili

pan roasted salmon | lentil, summer squash, melon, pumpkin seed, rooftop honey vinaigrette, poblano coriander cream

meat and potato | hangar steak, roasted garlic potato cake, grilled peppers, fresh pickled corn and cucumber, corn puree

chicken panzanella | filone croutons, heirloom tomato, roasted cauliflower, niçoise olive, arugula, blue cheese, mint, chili, raisin caper vinaigrette

pork chop | couscous, braised romano beans, stone fruit, rooftop herb, almond, pluot chutney

ribeye burger | all natural beef burger, melted onions, heirloom tomato, lettuce, aioli,  fries

 

lunch

daily soup |  bread and sweet cream butter

kale salad |  tuscan kale, grilled stonefruit, pumpkin seed granola, spicy pickled gypsy pepper, cotija cheese, fresh herb, corn and poblano vinaigrette

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

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

ham and cheese tartine | scrambled egg, ham, fontina, peperonata, fried caper, pine nut, basil avocado cream, arugula, toasted filone, simple salad

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

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, grilled stonefruit, pumpkin seed granola, spicy pickled gypsy pepper,cotija cheese, fresh herb, corn and poblano vinaigrette

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

daily soup |  bread and sweet cream butter

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

ham and cheese tartine | scrambled egg, ham, fontina, peperonata, fried caper, pine nut, basil avocado cream, arugula, toasted filone, simple salad

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

ginger french toast | saltbox brioche, berry syrup, chantilly cream, almond ginger streusel

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