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

pumpkin gnocchi | delicata squash, turnip, seared sweet potato, mustard cabbage, thai basil, coconut curry, pumpkin seeds

pan roasted salmon | savory cous cous, charred cauliflower, pine nut, pomegranate, dill, lemon yogurt

meat and potato | hangar steak, smashed sweet potato, black eyed pea, citrus, mint, collard greens, spicy steak sauce

chicken and dumplings | pan roasted chicken, Big John's dumplings, carrot, pearl onion, celery, mushroom, hearty broth, chili oil

saltbox meatloaf | pork and beef meatloaf, parsnip and carrot mash, roasted brussels sprout, horseradish, teriyaki ketchup, fried shallot

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, fermented chili sauce, ginger kimchi, jalapeno, cilantro, celery slaw, 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

twice baked croissant | saltbox yuzu curd

gingerbread spiced french toast | saltbox brioche, meyer lemon curd, ginger streusel, cider syrup, whipped crème fraîche

kale salad |  tuscan kale, roasted red pepper, cara cara orange, rosemary pistachio, castleveltrano olive, shaved parmesan, balsamic vinaigrettekale salad |  tuscan kale, spiced delicata squash, pumpkin seed granola, spicy pickled red pepper, cotija cheese, fresh herb, honey cumin vinaigrette

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

daily soup |  bread and sweet cream butter

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, butternut squash, spinach, red pepper, hollandaise sauce

fried chicken sandwich | crispy buttermilk chicken breast, fermented chili sauce, ginger kimchi, jalapeno, 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