This Week's Menu Specials

Specials change every Friday

Ham and Brie Melt

Black Forest ham is piled on toasted Essential Bakery baguette with honey mustard, French brie cheese and our house made onion relish. Accompanied with a side of mixed greens tossed with apple-thyme vinaigrette.

$15

Lamb Curry

Tender lamb is sauteed with red and yellow bell peppers, onions, carrots, garlic, and then simmered in a spicy curry broth and served over saffron rice topped with apricot chutney and accompanied with a side of grilled pita bread.

$15

Molasses Glazed Salmon

A salmon filet is coated with our molasses glaze then grilled and served on a bed of wild greens with oven roasted red onions, croutons and julienned red and yellow bell peppers tossed in our tangy black mustard seed dressing.

$17

SOUTH OF THE BORDER TACO MONDAYS

Each Monday from 6-10pm we will be offering South of the Border Tacos made with corn tortillas filled with the freshest ingredients.
(Only Mondays)

$9 for 3 tacos or $13 for 3 tacos and salad.

LUNCH BLUE PLATE SPECIAL

Daily (Mon-Fri, till 3). Stretch your dollar for lunch and get food with local ingredients, freshly made.

$9

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Appetizers

ARTICHOKE HUMMUS PITA PLATE

Chopped artichoke hearts are blended with a traditional hummus mixture of garbonzo beans, lemon, cumin and tahini. The artichoke hummus is served with grilled pita bread, roasted red peppers, lemon tahini sauce, fresh nicoise olives. This is a great vegetarian plate.

$10

BAKED GARLIC & THREE CHEESE BAGUETTE

Fresh Essential Bakery baguette is spread with our herb and roasted garlic butter then topped with a blend of fontina, mozzarella and parmesan cheeses then oven baked to perfection.

$9

BONELESS JERK CHICKEN STRIPS

Boneless, skinless chicken breast is cut in strips and marinated in our housemade Caribbean Jerk spices, then breaded in Panko and pan seared. Served with a citrus mayo dip.

$10

Herbed Pesto Chicken Quesadilla

A large flour tortilla stuffed with roasted chicken, roasted red peppers, Monterey Jack cheese and our house made cilantro pesto, then grilled and topped with sour cream.

$11

OVEN ROASTED CURRIED CASHEWS

An individual serving of whole cashews oven roasted in curry spices and butter giving them a distinctive spicy flavor.

$6

ROASTED GARLIC and HERB BREAD

Fresh Essential Bakery Organic baguette is spread with our blend of roasted garlic, butter, fresh rosemary, sage and thyme, then baked hot in the oven.

$6

Soup & Salads

BAKED GOAT CHEESE SALAD

Creamy French goat cheese rolled in olive oil and bread crumbs, then baked in the oven and placed on a blend of 14 fresh mixed greens all tossed with roasted pecans, sliced red onions, house made herbed croutons and our sun

$12

CAESAR SALAD

Fresh romaine and house made herbed croutons tossed in our own caesar dressing consisting of lemon, garlic, olive oil, raw egg yolk then topped ith parmesan cheese and garnished with anchovies. It is often said this is Seattles best caesar salad.

$10

MIXED GREEN SALAD

14 kinds of fresh wild mixed greens are tossed with red onions, tomatoes and house made herbed croutons and raspberry dijon vinaigrette then topped with crumbled blue cheese.

$11

SOUP / GUMBO SALAD COMBO

Enjoy a cup of our fresh daily soup (all made with in house roasted soup stocks) or a cup of our housemade New Orleans styled Gumbo and your choice of salad. Makes for a quick and delicious light meal.

$14

SOUP OF THE DAY

We have become well known for our exceptional soups. All of our soups are made fresh using our own, house made soup stocks. Served with fresh sliced Essential Bakery como bread.

$9

Main

Vegetarian Black Bean Burger

Blended black beans, corn, roasted cumin and amcho chiles, hand formed into patties, pan seared and placed on warm pita bread with mayonnaise, monterey jack cheese, red onion and lettuce. Topped with our fresh sweet three pepper salsa.

$12

RED REUBEN SANDWICH

Boarshead brand lean corned beef, braised in Blackthorn hard cider, sliced and piled high on rye bread with our freshly made red pickled cabbage, melted swiss cheese and housemade thousand island dressing. The reuben is then grilled golden brown, baked in the oven and served hot.

$15

LEAN BROILED BURGER

Fresh Casioppo Brothers lean ground beef (Oregon Country grain fed, 100) free of animal byproducts), hand formed and flame broiled then served on a toasted Essential Bakery organic baguette with mayonnaise, mustard and topped with sauteed onions and peppers. Served with choice of side.

$11

Grilled Green Chile Tuna Melt

Albacore tuna is blended with roasted green chilis, red onions, mayo and herbs, on sourdough bread with Pepperjack cheese then grilled and baked in the oven till golden brown. Served with wild greens in our lemon pepper vinaigrette. This is one killer sandwich!

$13

COD FISH TACOS WITH KIWI SALSA

Alaskan true cod is coated in our pale ale batter then pan fried and placed in a warmed flour tortiilla with our spicy serrano chile and kiwi salsa, cilantro marinated cabbage and lime mayo. Served with wild greens in our honey chipotle vinaigrette.

$13

CHICKEN BREAST SANDWICH

Lightly breaded, boneless breast of chicken, seared in garlic oil, then topped with mozzaralla cheese and baked in the oven. Served on toasted dill rye bread with cream cheese, sliced tomatoes, sliced red onions, mayonnaise and lettuce. The Seattle Weekly rated this “The best chicken sandwich in Seattle!”

$14

BLACKENED SALMON FILET SANDWICH

Fresh salmon filet is coated in our spicy Cajun pepper and herb mix then “blackened” in a hot skillet and baked in the oven. Served on organic French baguette with dijon mayo, tomatoes and lettuce.

$15

74TH. ST. GUMBO

Based on an old New Orleans recipe, we feel this is the best Gumbo anywhere. “Hot and Spicy”, it consists of baby shrimp, roasted chicken, fresh Cascioppo Brothers andouille sausage, onions, tomatoes and green peppers. Served on a bed of “Dirty Rice” and garnished with pickled okra. Accompanied by freshed sliced Essential Bakery rustic white bread.

$11.00