Specials change every Thursday
Ahi Tuna Cake Salad with Mango Dressing
Ahi tuna filet is blended with chilies, panko and cilantro then hand formed into cakes and pan seared. Served on a bed of wild greens tossed in our mango dressing with fresh cucumber salsa.
Tender strips of steak are marinated in lime juice, vinegar, garlic, chiles and herbs then sauteed with onions and red, yellow and green peppers. Folded into flour tortillas with our house made guacamole and jack cheese. Accompanied with a side salad tossed with honey chipotle vinaigrette.
Stuffed Turkey Burger
Cascioppo Brother’s fresh ground turkey is blended with herbs and bread crumbs then stuffed with goat cheese, hand formed into patties and grilled. Served on an Essential Bakery sandwich roll with house made sun dried tomato pesto, caramelized onions and mayo. Accompanied with a side of pesto pasta salad.
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.
$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.
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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.
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.
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.
Cilantro 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 served with wild greens tossed in our honey chipotle vinaigrette. (Vegetarian option available upon request)
OVEN ROASTED CURRIED CASHEWS
An individual serving of whole cashews oven roasted in curry spices and butter giving them a distinctive spicy flavor.
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
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.
HONEY APPLE MIXED GREEN SALAD
14 kinds of wild mixed greens tossed with sliced apples, red onions and house made herbed croutons, tossed in our freshly made apple
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.
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.
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.
SOUTHWEST FLAT IRON STEAK SANDWICH
Tender flat iron steak is rubbed in ancho chili powder, garlic, black pepper and salt then grilled to medium rare and sliced. Piled on an oven warmed Essential Bakery organic baguette with chipotle mayo, melted Jack cheese, lettuce and our fresh Pico de Galo salsa.
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.
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.
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!
COLUMBIA CITY 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.
COLUMBIA CITY GRILLED PATTY MELT
Cascioppo Brothers lean ground beef is hand formed and flame broiled then placed on grilled rye bread with sauteed mushrooms, melted swiss cheese, horseradish mayo and deli mustard. Like Patty Melts? This is so good.
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.
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!”
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.