johnston's saltbox

 

1696 laurel street
san carlos, ca 94070

650.592.7258

info@johnstonsaltbox.com

 

Closed Thanksgiving Week 21st -27th November

 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 apple, black pepper goat cheese, toasted walnut, balsamic syrup

fried shishito peppers | ricotta salata, lemon zest, sea salt

kale salad |  tuscan kale, spiced delicata squash, pumpkin seed granola, spicy pickled gypsy pepper, cotija cheese, fresh herb, honey cumin vinaigrette

summer gem salad | little gem lettuce, bacon, hard egg, heirloom cucumber, marinated tomato, radish, black pepper buttermilk dressing

late summer farro | heirloom apple, feta cucumber, spiced delicata, walnut, pickled bean, smoked carrot puree, rooftop oregano

pan roasted swordfish | bacon roasted fingerlings, spiced cauliflower, braised leek, charred lemon, romesco

meat and potato | hangar steak, blue cheese gratin, herb roasted tomato, grilled broccoli, chimichurri

chicken and rice | pan roasted chicken, saltbox gumbo, andouille sausage, stewed tomato, pepper, grilled rice cake

pork chop | mustard spätzle, braised sauerkraut, roasted carrot, apple chutney, hazelnut

ribeye burger | all natural beef burger, melted onions, lettuce, aioli, house cut fries

 

lunch

daily soup |  bread and sweet cream butter

kale salad |  tuscan kale, spiced delicata squash, pumpkin seed granola, spicy pickled gypsy pepper, cotija cheese,fresh herb, honey cumin vinaigrette

summer gem salad | little gem lettuce, bacon, hard egg, heirloom cucumber, marinated tomato, radish, black pepper buttermilk dressing

steak sandwich | grilled flank steak, fajita veggies, chimichurri, queso fresco, arugula, refried beans, simple salad 

roasted tomato tartine | poached eggs, oven roasted tomato, saltbox hummus, spiced tomato sauce, feta, mint, 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

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

 

brunch (sat & sun)

jana's scones | house made preserves

the upside down | yogurt coffee cake, strawberries, whipped crème fraîche

kale salad |  tuscan kale, spiced delicata squash, pumpkin seed granola, spicy pickled gypsy pepper,cotija cheese, fresh herb, honey cumin vinaigrette

summer gem salad | little gem lettuce, bacon, hard egg, heirloom cucumber, marinated tomato, radish, black pepper buttermilk dressing

daily soup |  bread and sweet cream butter

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

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

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

spiced pancakes | saltbox sourdough, roasted pear, mulled cider syrup, chantilly cream

bacon hash |  two poached farm eggs, potatoes, bacon, caramelized onions, summer squash, 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