Roost menu starting 1-12-2023

{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 . . . . .

* Thai Green Papaya Salad, by-catch shrimp chips, chili-lime vinaigrette, fresh herbs, peanuts

13

* West Coast tarragon-pesto mussels, chardonnay broth, sourdough croutons, tons of herbs

16

Flo, what’s the Soup du jour!? The Soup of the day. mmmm, sounds good. I'll have that

cup 4 bowl 6

* Melon n’ prosciutto, parmesan mousse, baby herbs, chili oil crisp, pickled peppers

12

* Citrus & Beet Salad- grapefruit, orange, salt roasted beet, pistachio & blue cheese gastrique

11

Baked Black Truffle Mac n’ Cheese- three cheeses, lemon zest, chives, herbed bread crumb crust

10

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

7

Bread Service- Slow Dough fresh bread with house pimento cheese spread, spicy ‘Nduja butter, and apricot-almond butter

11

* Drunken Brussels- roasted brussels sprouts, Mezcal vinegar, smoked almond, cilantro, lime

9

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

11

* Bistro Fish Rouille- Seared fresh fish over stewed French lentils, saffron aioli, garlic spinach

27

Slow cooked beef short rib, crushed corn, kale and horseradish Gremolata, braising liquid

30

Crispy chicken milanese, artichoke- pomodori tomato salad, porcini mushroom chicken sauce

26

* Hunters Supper- rabbit-apple sausage, crispy pork belly, sweet potato whip, Oaxacan molé

28

* Pastrami spice rubbed Prime cut steak, horseradish smashed potatoes, green peppercorn jus

44

* Aba’s Mediterranean falafel, avocado tzatziki, greek salad, chili-garlic sauce, crispy pita

24

Tuscan Burger- 8oz. Angus patty, oven tomatoes, arugula, goat’s cheese, garlic aioli. W/ fries

18

Sweet Tooth, and a lil cheese . . .

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

9

* Salted chocolate budino, banana caramel sauce, vanilla whipped cream, biscoff crumble

9

Passionfruit angel food cake, passionfruit coulis, Alphonso mango sorbet, tuille cookie

10

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

Chef's Tasting Menu

  • 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. $5 of each meal will go to apre determined charity of our choice for our 10th year of giving back!

    $55 per person (gratuity not included)

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

    FIRST COURSE (Choose 1)

    (add a house glass of wine for only $10)

    Thai Green Papaya Salad, shrimp chips, chili-lime vinaigrette, fresh herbs, peanuts (GF)

    Melon n’ prosciutto, parmesan mousse, baby herbs, chili oil crisp, pickled peppers (GF)

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

    SECOND COURSE ( Choose 1)

    Bistro Fish Rouille- Seared fresh fish over stewed French lentils, saffron aioli, garlic spinach (GF)

    Crispy chicken milanese, artichoke- pomodori tomato salad, porcini mushroom chicken sauce

    Slow cooked beef short rib, crushed corn, kale and horseradish Gremolata, braising liquid

    Aba’s Mediterranean falafel, avocado tzatziki, Greek salad, chili-garlic sauce, crispy pita (GF)

    DESSERT (Choose 1)

    (Add a 3oz pour of dessert wine for only $9)

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

    Salted chocolate budino, banana caramel sauce, vanilla whipped cream, biscoff crumble (GF)

    Passionfruit angel food cake, passionfruit coulis, Alphonso mango sorbet, tuille cookie

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)

2020 Maison Noir "New Noir" White Blend, Oregon 18/68

(a new Gewurztraminer blend with a wonderful salinity)

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)

2019 FRNK Chardonnay, Napa Valley 16/58

( bright hints of stonefruit and caramel. a wonderful Chard with character)

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

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

2020 Pröst Rheinhessen Dry Riesling, Germany 13/49

(Prost is German for cheers! This wine is nothing short of a celebration)

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)

2021 Vina Cobos Felino Malbec, Argentina 12/40

(a refined Malbec with bond tannins and bright fruit)

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)

2009 Guiraud Sauternes, France 16/60

(2oz pour)

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

Beer

Bottles and Cans

Galveston Bay Brewing "Bullshark" Scotch Ale (Dickinson) 5

Brewdog "Hazy Jane" New England IPA (Ohio) 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

Lakewood Brewing IPA (Garland) 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