Roost menu starting 1-21-2021

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

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ALL FOOD HAS A MANDATORY 10% GRATUITY ADDED TO ALL ORDERS! IF YOU CHOOSE TO TIP ADDITIONALLY, WE WOULD ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT, AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION. THANK YOU!

To share, or not . . . . .

Roasted beet salad, gorgonzola mousse, fresh citrus, toasted pistachios, shaved fennel (GF)

13

Blistered shishito peppers, H-town bbq spice, bourbon aioli (GF)

11

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

cup 4 bowl (ASK SERVER IF GLUTEN SENSITIVE)

6

“Bruschetta”- Fresh burrata cheese, seasonal Giardiniera, herb pesto, warm bread (GF if you exclude the bread)

12

Fried southern quail, jalapeño cheese grits, Calabrian chili syrup, candied jalapeño (GF, uses cornmeal and rice flour)

13

PEI steamed mussels, white wine, southern slow cooked okra & tomato, bit of Tabasco (GF if you exclude the bread)

15

Burgundy escargot, brown butter- white wine sauce, grilled grape relish, puff pastry

15

Mason jar pickles of local produce. Inquire with your servers! (GF)

6

Bread service- Slow Dough fresh bread, all the spreads- House pimento cheese spread, parmesan- truffle butter, and cinnamon roll butter

8

Crispy oysters Rockefeller, creamed greens, Applewood bacon bread crumbs, lemon butter

14

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

10

Herb roasted Holmes half chicken, skillet potato cake, charred tomato vinaigrette, lemon

24

Hudson Valley duck two ways- confit leg, crispy breast, parsnip panzanella, cherry jus

32

Seared sustainable salmon filet, jumbo scallops, spiced corn bisque, garlic broccolini (GF)

29

Sesame- ginger Ahi Tuna, sweet chili brussels and shishito, orange ginger sauce (GF)

28

10 oz. Aged angus ribeye steak, garlic butter potato puree, dry sherry- beef cheek gravy (GF)

34

Spinach & mushroom agnolotti, savory cauli puree, smoked mushroom jus

22

44 Farms Smash Burger- thin onions, provolone, house pickles, mustard aioli. W/ fries

16

To share, or not . . .

Coffee n’ donut holes- Nutmeg donuts, crushed pistachios, dulce de leche, coffee ice cream

8

Banana rice pudding, Frangelico- banana caramel, banana chips, vanilla whip (GF)

8

Chocolate and tamarind tart, Sweet Bribery rum raisin ice cream, bitter cocoa nibs

9

**Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of food-borne illness

Chef's  tasting MENU!

  • Our Chef's Tasting for Community Give-back!

    Our chef’s tasting menu is not only a fun way to try different offerings and flavors, but it’s an incredible way to help give back to our community. $7 of each meal will go to the charity of the week we have pre-selected, instilling our 9 years of gifting!

    $55 per person (gratuity is not included)

    FIRST COURSE

    (includes a house glass of wine or beer)

    Roasted beet salad, gorgonzola mousse, fresh citrus, toasted pistachios, shaved fennel (GF)

    PEI steamed mussels, white wine, southern slow cooked okra & tomato, bit of Tabasco (GF if you exclude the bread)

    Fried southern quail, jalapeño cheese grits, Calabrian chili syrup, candied jalapeño (GF, uses cornmeal and rice flour)

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

    SECOND COURSE

    Hudson Valley duck two ways- confit leg, crispy breast, parsnip panzanella, cherry jus

    Seared sustainable salmon filet, jumbo scallops, spiced corn bisque, garlic broccolini (GF)

    Slow braised Angus beef short rib, wild mushroom risotto, cherry demi-glace (GF)

    Spinach & mushroom agnolotti, savory cauli puree, smoked mushroom jus

    THIRD COURSE

    (Includes a glass of prosecco or a fresh coffee)

    Enjoy a choice of any of our in-house made desserts!

    **Please Choose 1 dish from each course. We graciously ask that there is no sharing and gratuity is not included in the meals price. Thank you!

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 )

NV Plaisirs De Pégase Cremant Chard. Brut, France 15/50

(pleasing almonds & white fruit leaving a fresh, ripe aftertaste.)

White & Rosé

2018 Aperture Cellars Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma 15/60

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

2018 Cavazza Pinot Grigio, Italy 10/38

(straw yellow with green apple and enlivening acidity)

2017 Black Rock “Wild Cat” White Blend, Lake County 52

(a complex wine made from a blend of Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc.)

2018 Chateau la Rose Du Pin White Bordeaux, France 13/48

(Semillon, sauvignon, and muscadelle grapes with a honeysuckle finish)

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

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

2016 J. McClelland Chardonnay, Napa Valley 15/56

(versatile & bright with old world charm. Refreshing oak & minerality)

NV Lost Draw Vineyards Trebiano-Muscato, Texas 14/52

(grown in the panhandle, produced in Fredericksburg. Has to be tasted)

2018 Pascal Jolivet “Attitude” Rosé, France 12/46

(dry with a versatile finish of honeysuckle and rose hip)

2015 Cellier de la Baraterie Cruet Jacquère, Savoie Fra. 54

(a fresh and precise natural wine full of limestone and vanilla)

Wine Cocktails & Non-Alcoholic

Mellow Margarita — Fresh lime juice, agave nectar, and orange liqor, mixed with tequila wine and served over ice. 8

Red Wine Fall Sangria- Honey & spiced pear syrup, lemon, 11

and red wine over ice. Delicious!

Seasonal Shrub- Macerated seasonal fruit, w/raw sugar, spices, & a light vinegar that opens up the palate. Alcohol-free 5

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)

2009 Chateau Marsau Merlot, France 57

(full bodied and seductive with notes of mocha and rich tobacco)

2018 Guidobono Nebbiolo, Italy 13/48

(velvety and full with light rose petal flair. easy to sip)

2015 Chapelle de Barbe Bordeaux, France 46

(blueberries and blackcurrants are the back bone of this rich red)

2017 Lost Chapters Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa 12/46

(a true cab aged 24 months in new and vintage oak barrels)

2017 Jean-Luc Colombo Rouge Rhone Blend, France 11/42

(N\not shy of jammy red, & ripely inviting grapes. Bold and fun)

2016 J. Dusi Zinfandel, Paso Robles 16/62

(100% zinfandel for refined tannins with cocoa notes)

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

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

2017 Secret Indulgence “Chronology” Red Blend, Napa 66

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

After...

NV Graham’s 10 year Tawny Port, Portugal 15/66

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

2002 Chateau Raymond Lafon Sauternes, Bordeaux (750 ml) 13/50

(profound richness of sautéed pineapple, deep honey w/ little acid)

Beer

Bottles and Cans

Brazos Valley “Willin” Pale Ale (Brenham) 5

NOLA Brewing L.a. Lager Lite Lager (Louisiana) 5

Legal Brewing “Free & Clear” Gluten-free Blonde (Arlington) 5

St. Arnold’s “Juicy” IPA (Houston) 5

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

Lazy Magnolia “Southern Pecan” Nut Brown (Miss.) 5

Clown Shoes Clementine Wheat White Ale (Massachusetts) 5

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

Shacksbury Dry Cider Hard Cider (Vermont) 6

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

On tap, tap, tap!

8th Wonder “Cloud 8” Hazy IPA (Houston) 7

The Rotating Tap -ask server what’s fresh- (Who knows?!) 7

512 Raspberry Wit Belgian Wheat (Austin) 7

Karbach “Yule shoot your eye out” Seasonal (Houston) 7

Other Beverages

Canned sodas (sprite, diet coke) 3.00

Bottled Mexican Coke 4.00

Agua panna spring water 3.50

Topo Chico sparkling water 3.00

Iced tea 3.50

“Republic of Tea” (Hot Teas) 5.00

Geva Coffee (reg. or decaf) 5.00