This Italian inspired egg dish features a robustly flavored but not heavy tomato sauce. Two eggs are gently poached in the sauce and served over orzo with a generous sprinkling of Parmesan and a piquant green sauce.
13. with steak 16.
A bed of home fries embellished Ca-Mex-style with layers of black beans, cheese, avocado, and add sour cream with scrambled eggs and char-grilled jalapeño slices. Streaked with Cholula sauce and served with a warm flour tortilla.
Shrimp and Cope's Dried Corn Ragout
This is our Yankeefied version of shrimp and grits. Juicy, sweet domestic shrimp are sautèed in butter with mushrooms, green onion, a little garlic, a squirt of lemon and a pinch of dirty spice mix, poured over a bowl of creamy Cope's corn ragout.
Turkish Scarlet Runners
These creamy, heirloom scarlet runner beans get a Turkish treatment. Long-cooked until tender with coriander, lemon and tomato. Sprinkled with pleasingly tart crushed sumac and garnished with olives, flat leaf parsley, extra virgin olive oil and crispy fried garlic bits.
12. add an egg for Croque Madame 15.
Croque Monsieur Sandwich
This famous open face sandwich is made with a thick slice of sour bread, béchamel, Comté, thyme and black pepper. Topped with either Nueske's smoked ham or asparagus and roasted tomato. A little bit of France right here in Ohio. Also, easily vegetarian. Served with fries.
Pasta of the Day
Check the table card for today’s selection. Price will vary.
Samuel Son Burger*
This is another very special burger for my oldest son, Samuel, a young man who can practically eat his body weight in expensive Parmesan. Locally raised ground beef from Les Prether is flavored with parsley, shallots and Parmesan. Served on a brioche bun, topped with Remoulade slaw, white cheddar, griddled sweet onions and served with herbed fries.
Grilled Flat Iron Steak with Bulleit Bourbon Worcestershire Butter
Our juicy, tender flat iron steak is simply grilled, medium rare and served with a compound butter that includes our house made Worcestershire sauce and Bulleit bourbon.
Spring Asparagus Omelette
Our omelettes are made with organic eggs locally raised by Dale Filbrun in West Alexandria. They are cooked and flipped the traditional way in French iron pans. Filled with Blue Jacket Dairy quark (a Swedish fromage blanc), flavored with horseradish and fines herbes, a classic French herb mixture of chervil, chives, parsley and tarragon and roasted local asparagus. The omelette is rubbed with cultured butter and sprinkled with J.Q. Dickinson ramp salt. Served with fresh fruit.
Fried Egg Sandwich with Cheddar and Bacon
Our terrific organic eggs are shown off when fried until the yolk is firm then put together on a toasted brioche bun with Nueske’s bacon, sharp white cheddar, lettuce and our own house mustard and mayonnaise. Choose home fries or dressed greens.
Four fresh flapjacks served with pure maple syrup.
Balsamic Vinaigrette, Sesame Miso, Lemon Gorgonzola , Roasted Pear Vinaigrette
Romaine lettuce, Manchego cheese, homemade croutons and plump white anchovies with the traditional garlic and lemon dressing. What could be better, you ask? Well, we’ve tweaked and updated our presentation a bit as a present for one of our favorite customers.
Winds House Granola
Served with milk or yogurt.
Yukon gold potatoes cooked in butter with onion, green and red peppers, fresh ground pepper and spices (sour cream or cheese, add .50 each).
A bowl of seasonal fresh fruit. Check table card for today’s selection.
One egg, any style
Side of beans
Side of rice
Short stack of pancakes