Roost menu starting 10-01-2020

{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 . . . . .

Boston bibb salad, Texas caviar, Greek veggies, Kalamata yogurt, red wine vinaigrette

12

Crispy Gulf shrimp salad, cucumber, mint, shallot, crunchy rice, sweet lime dressing

14

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

cup 4 bowl 6

Tuscan chickpea lettuce wraps, Calabrian chili-garlic sauce, grilled lemon, lots of parsley

12

Roasted squash with fresh herbs, Kirthan’s chili oil, pickled onions, pepitas, feta

11

Bacalao Fritters, garlic potato, saffron aioli, Spanish chorizo vinaigrette, herbs & chili

13

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

6

Bread service- Slow Dough fresh bread, all the spreads- House pimento cheese spread,

ginger-chive butter, and yuzu honey butter

8

*Angus beef tartare, fried capers, horseradish creme, Aleppo pepper, chive oil, toast points

16

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

9

Isaan green curry chicken and dumplings, wilted spinach, airline chicken breast, herbs

25

Slow cooked lamb shank, aged chèvre polenta, sweet n’ sour peppers, Malbec reduction

28

Pistachio crusted Gulf fish, white wine tarragon wilted cabbage, brown butter, hazelnut

27

*Montreal rubbed steak frites- Angus Hangar steak, hand cut fries, house spice blend, demi

30

Rosemary cornbread stuffed quail, ancient grain porridge, blueberry sauce, crispy yams

32

Fresh orecchiete from BOH pasta, truffled corn cream sauce, mushroom duxelles, arugula

23

*44 Farms western burger- fried onions, slaw, bourbon bbq sauce, cheddar. Served w/ fries

16

To share, or not . . .

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

8

Banana brownie, Sweet Bribery banana-rum caramel, Tahitian vanilla ice cream

8

Pumpkin spiced creme brûlée, torched sugar, candied pecans, warm spiced fall fruit

8

**Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs

may increase your risk of food-borne illness

HOLI-DAYS OF GIVING MENU!

  • Holi-day’s of Giving Tasting Menu
  • 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!
  • $50 per person (gratuity is not included)
  • FIRST COURSE
  • (includes a house glass of wine or beer)
  • -Blackberry Salad
  • Peppery arugula, fresh blackberry vinaigrette, crumbled goat’s cheese, sweet n’
  • spicy pecans, a touch of parsley & dill
  • -Crispy Gulf Shrimp
  • Cucumber, mint, shallots, crunchy
  • Jasmine rice, and sweet lime dressing. Tossed with large
  • Gulf shrimp in a delicate batter
  • -Angus Beef Tartare
  • Hand chopped Hangar steak, flash fried capers, horseradish creme, Aleppo pepper, chive oil, buttered sourdough toast points
  • SECOND COURSE
  • -24 hour cured RC Ranch pork chop, slow roasted garlic mashed potatoes, creole
  • mustard cream sauce, dressed apple slaw
  • -Pistachio crusted Gulf fish, white wine tarragon wilted cabbage, brown butter sauce, hazelnuts
  • -Isaan green curry chicken and dumplings, wilted spinach, airline chicken breast, fresh herbs
  • -Montreal rubbed steak frites- Angus Flat Iron steak, hand cut fries, house spice blend, red wine juś
  • -Fresh Orecchiete pasta from BOH pasta, truffled corn cream sauce, mushroom duxelles, arugula
  • 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 meal’s 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

THANKSGIVING TO GO MENU!

A delicious meal prepared for you and meant to be finished in your home oven in less than 30 minutes!! Call us today or order with your server at the table!

Roost Thanksgiving To- Go Menu

*All protein orders include gravy for turkey or red wine demi glace for the filet!

Montreal Spiced Airline Turkey Breast Brined, seasoned, & seared for you to finish in the oven! ZERO waste, delicious & easy to carve (Feeds 4-6 ppl) $110

Three Pepper Rubbed Angus Filet Mignon Trimmed, seared, and ready to finish in your oven! (24oz. to feed 4ppl) $130 Each additional 6oz. $25

Sides

Wild Rice and Venison Salad

Cooked and seasoned blend of rice and grains, ground venison, fresh herbs, caramelized garlic and apples, Vidalia onions, Texas olive oil

(per quart, feeds 4) $30

Cauliflower- Potato Mash

A rich blend of slow cooked cauliflower and Idaho potato, pinch of roast garlic, salt and pepper. Served with a pint of Crispy shallot and parmesan topping to sprinkle on top.

(per quart, feeds 4) $20

Cranberry- Yuzu Relish

Fresh cranberries, yuzu citrus jam, orange juice, and a dash of white wine.

(1/2 quart, feeds 4) $18

Fennel and Leek Bread Pudding

Mix of salted pretzel bread, toasted sourdough, caramelized leeks and fennel, with traditional fresh sage and thyme, vegetable stock, and a cheesy egg custard. SOO GOOD!

(served in a disposable loaf pan, feeds 4 generously) $20

Dessert

Add a pie from Sweet Bribery Ice Cream in the Heights!

Salted Caramel Apple Pie

Traditional Pumpkin Spice Pie with Toasted Marshmallow

Bourbon Pecan Pie Belgian Chocolate and Cherry Pie

$25 each