Roost menu starting 7-26-2022

{ˈrüst} is a respite for neighbors and our traveling friends. Thanks to Texas Olive Ranch, Falcon Lake Farms, Airline Seafood, 44 Farms Beef, Holmes’ Chicken, Sweet Bribery Ice Cream, Pederson Farms, & BOH Pasta. We Appreciate You!

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ALL TO-GO ORDERS HAVE A MANDATORY 10% GRATUITY ADDED TO THEM, ADDITIONAL TIPPING IS BASED ON SOLE DISCRETION AND IS GREATLY APPRECIATED. THANK YOU!

To share, or not . . . . .

*Strawberry Salad- fresh berries, frisée lettuce, arugula, spiced pecans,

chèvre, berry dressing

~13~

Chicken liver mousse, blackberry gastrique, everything bagel spice,

crostini, cornichon pickle

~14~

Flo, what’s the Soup du jour!? The Soup of the day. mmmm, sounds good.

~cup 4 bowl 6~

*Steamed P.E.I. mussels, coconut curry broth, fresh herbs, toasted onions, grilled bread

~18~

*Crispy cornmeal Roman artichokes, fried lemons and herbs, lemon aioli

~12~

*Scallop Crudo- Melon, cucumber, U10 scallop, Keffir lime tea, baby

herbs, Sichuan pepper

~16~

*Mason jar pickles of local produce. Inquire with your servers!

~7~

Bread service- Slow Dough fresh bread with house pimento cheese spread, Vietnamese coffee butter, and Texas chili spice butter

~10~

Herbed tomato tart, 4 cheese whip, Texas olive oil, baby greens, smoked paprika

~12~

*The famous fried cauliflower, scallions, toasted pine nuts, miso dressing, bonito flakes

~11~

*Shrimp n’ Grits- Blackened Gulf shrimp, gouda grit cakes,

corn sauce, chili oil, corn relish

~32~

*Patagonian salmon filet, à la minute tomato-okra stew, green

onion persillade relish

~30~

*Bangers and Mash- Rabbit apple sausage, buttered potato mash,

IPA onions, pickled raisins

~24~

*Cast Iron Butcher’s Cut Angus Steak, carrot & potato gratin,

roasted shishito & shallot

~40~

Roast chicken & dumplings- ricotta dumplings, traditional

vegetables, chicken & dill gravy

~26~

*Cured & roasted Falcon Lake pork chop, balsamic greens

& sweet potato hash, pork jus

~34~

*Quinoa stuffed poblano pepper, pumpkin seed mole verdé,

sweet potato mousse, scallion

~24~

“Father’s Office” burger- 8oz. patty, sautéed onions,

Maytag blue cheese, arugula. Fries

~18~

Sweet Tooth, and a lil cheese . . .

Coffee n’ donut holes- Nutmeg donuts, crushed pistachios,

dulce de leche, coffee ice cream

~9~

Lemon chiffon cupcakes, raspberry buttercream,

rosemary syrup, candied lemon

~9~

*Dark chocolate flan, burnt honey caramel, flaked sea salt, strawberries

~9~

Skillet baked brie, seasonal jam, Maldon flake salt, grilled sourdough toast points

~12~

* Annotates GF. Please ask your server how

these items can be altered or what makes it GF

+Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish

or eggs may increase your risk of food-borne illness

Houston Restaurant weeks Menu!       Aug. 1- Sept. 5 only

  • Our chef’s tasting menu is not only a fun way to try different offerings, it’s also an incredible way to help give back to our community. $6 of each meal will go to The Houston Food Bank for our 11th year of giving back to our home town and its needed causes.

    $55.00 per diner (gratuity is NOT included)

    We highly request that all diner's at the table participate in HRW Menu if 1 does. Timing of courses and our table times need to be in sync. We appreciate it.

    **Please Choose 1 dish from each course. We graciously ask that there is no sharing, or substituting. Thank you!

    FIRST COURSE

    Chilled cantaloupe gazpacho, Texas olive oil, melon pico de Gallo, baby cilantro (GF)

    Scallop Crudo- Melon, cucumber, U10 scallop, Keffir lime tea, baby herbs, Sichuan pepper (GF)

    SECOND COURSE

    (add a house glass of wine for only $9)

    Strawberry Salad- fresh berries, frisée lettuce, arugula, spiced pecans, chèvre, berry dressing (GF)

    Herbed tomato tart, 4 cheese whip, Texas olive oil, baby greens, smoked paprika

    The famous fried cauliflower, scallions, toasted pine nuts, miso dressing, bonito flakes (GF)

    THIRD COURSE

    5 oz. Patagonian salmon filet, à la minute tomato-okra stew, green onion persillade (GF)

    7 oz. Roast chicken & dumplings- ricotta dumplings, traditional vegetables, chicken & dill gravy

    7 oz. Cast Iron Butcher’s Cut Angus Steak, carrot & potato gratin, roasted shishito & shallot

    (GF) (+$5 supplement)

    10 oz. Cured & roasted Falcon Lake pork chop, balsamic greens & sweet potato hash, pork jus (GF)

    Quinoa stuffed poblano pepper, pumpkin seed mole verdé,

    sweet potato mousse, scallion (GF)

    DESSERT

    (Add a 3oz pour of dessert wine for only $8)

    Enjoy a choice of either of our Three in-house made desserts!

    *(Excludes baked brie dish)

Roost Wine & Beer List

~All wines contain sulfites. Pregnant women please take heed to the risks of drinking before birth.~

Sparkling

NV Gerard Bertrand Brut-Rosé, Franc 13/ 54

(fresh raspberry notes and crisp dry finish )

Roederer Brut Premier Champagne , California 15/58

(Mendocino county's premier bubbles. Beautiful climate makes great grapes)

White & Rosé

2018 Aperture Cellars Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma 15/60

(richness balanced with acidity. Lemon meringue and floral hits)

2020 Pieropan Soave Classico, Italy 45

(organically grown grapes with hints of eucalyptus, and stone fruit)

2018 No Fine Print "lil fizz" White Blend, Sonoma 13/48

(a delicious white blend perfect for the Houston heat. Lightly effervescent)

2016 Valley of the Moon Pinot Blanc- Viognier, Sonoma Valley 12/46

(aromas of vanilla and honeysuckle. A fun & focused white wine)

2020 Pop 300 White Blend, Napa Valley 56

(very enjoyable chardonnay with Rhone varietals. Favored with any dish)

2019 Vignerons Ardéchois Côtes du Rhône Blanc, France 13/ 48

(organically produced and a delicate showcase of what white blends can be)

2018 Davis Estates "Hungry Blonde" Chardonnay, Napa Valley 16/58

(buttery and bright. a wonderful Chard with classic character)

2021 Les Sarrins Cotes de Provence Rosé, France 14/52

(Grenache- Cinsault grapes bring a well balanced & natural acidity)

2020 Max Ferdinand Richter Riesling, Germany 14/52

(wonderful green apple and acid notes with a medium dryness)

Wine Cocktails & Non-Alcoholic

Mellow Margarita — Fresh lime juice, agave nectar, and orange liqor, mixed with tequila wine and served over ice. 10

Red Wine Sangria- House Pomegranate- vanilla reduction and red wine over ice. Delicious! 13

Seasonal Shrub-Fermented fruit and botanicals topped with sparkling water and a lemon wedge. Refreshing! Alcohol-free 7

Red

2017 Landmark “Overlook” Pinot Noir, California 13/48

(a true taste of California, sourced from 3 regions. A solid pick)

2014 Schroeder Alpataco Malbec, Argentina 12/40

(bold on the palate w/ subtle oak & tart berries)

2015 Beronia Rioja Reserva Tempranillo, Spain 48

(great balance between acidic fruit and rich oak. Fresh and structured)

2016 Château de Gensac "Pas de Deux" Blend, France 48

(a rather refreshing and expressive blend of merlot, tannat, & fer-servadou)

2015 Chateau Greysac Bordeaux, France 62

(classic bordeaux that excites while still being casual and dependable)

2020 Greystone Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon, Cali. 13/48

(mild tannins and rich with red fruit, hints of vanilla, and even oak)

2018 Ridge Vineyards “Three Valleys” Petite Syrah, Sonoma Ca. 62

(bold & generous. An incredible blend with zinfandel sharpness)

2017 Oak Farm Vineyards Zinfandel, Lodi Ca. 15/ 56

(approachable and rich, wonderful with meats or heavy spices)

2017 Secret Indulgence “Chronology” Red Blend, Napa 66

(a complex and rare blend of 9 grapes that entice all senses)

After...

NV Ferreira 10 year Tawny Port, Portugal 16/60

(2oz pour)

(sweet & floral w/ notes of vanilla, maple, & a soft spice)

2015 Chateau Villefranche Sauternes, France 16/60

(2oz pour)

(a wonderful end to your meal, pairs greatly with our brie)

Beer

Bottles and Cans

Brazos Valley "Two Step" Pilsner (Brenham) 5

NOLA Brewing 7Lager (Louisiana) 5

GlutenBerg Gluten-free Blonde (Montreal) 7

St. Arnold’s “Juicy” IPA (Houston) 5

8th Wonder “Cougar Paw” Red Ale (Houston) 5

Hitachino Espresso Stout (Japan) 8

Harpoon Brewery UFO Belgian White (Massachusetts) 5

Eureka Heights “WOW Factor” Citrus Pilsner (Houston) 5

St. Arnold's Honey Agave Hard Cider (Houston) 6

*St. Arnold Brewery Root Beer!! non-alcoholic (Houston) 4

On tap, tap, tap!

St. Arnold's Crawford Bock (Houston) 7

Lone Pint "Jabberwocky" Imperial IPA (Magnolia) 7

Southern Star Brewing "Buried Hatchet" Stout (Conroe) 7

Thirsty Planet's Thirsty Goat Amber Ale (Austin) 8

Other Beverages

Sodas (sprite, diet coke) 3.00

Bottled Mexican Coke 5.00

Agua panna spring water 3.50

Topo Chico sparkling water 5.00

Iced tea 3.50

“Republic of Tea” (Hot Teas) 5.00

Geva Coffee (reg. or decaf) 5.00