Roost menu starting 5-11-2023

{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 . . . . .

*Blue & Bleu Salad- fresh blueberries, mixed greens, aged bleu cheese, potato chips

13

*Charred asparagus, grated egg, frazzled leeks, parmesan vinaigrette, herbed breadcrumbs

16

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

cup 4 bowl 6

Hudson Valley duck rillette cannolis, blackberry mostarda, torn parsley

13

Panipuri- Indian hollow crackers, spiced chickpeas, kumquat water, green chutney, yogurt

12

*Creole corn cheesecake, corn maque choux, charred tomato relish, mirliton squash slaw

15

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

7

Bread Service- Slow Dough fresh bread with house pimento cheese spread, truffle honey butter, and southern pepper jelly butter

11

Crispy calamari, Chinese black bean sauce, chili crunch oil, roasted peanut, cilantro

17

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

11

Cast iron baked Gulf fish, molé almendrado sauce, sumac potatoes, coconut yogurt

28

Pan roasted lump Crab Cakes, pesto rosso, roasted pepper salad, basil oil

42

Chicken Al Limone- pan seared breast, lemon & white wine sauce, chilled green bean salad

27

*Falcon Lake Farms thick- cut pork chop, anchovy butter, creamed cabbage, whipped potato

35

+Filet Rachel- Brown butter seared filet mignon, 2 cheese Gnudi, wild mushrooms, chive

49

*Cacio e pepe risotto, taleggio cheese, sous vide runny egg, first press virgin olive oil

24

+Burrata Burger- smoked tomato aioli, hunk of burrata cheese, arugula, Angus patty. With fries

18

Sweet Tooth, and a lil cheese . . .

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

9

Caramelized pineapple tart tatin, vanilla bean ice cream, white chocolate sauce

9

* Tocino de Cielo- Andalusian egg custard with roasted grapes and rosemary syrup

9

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

13

* 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. $3 of each meal will go to apre determined charity of our choice for our 10th year of giving back!

    $60 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)

    Blue & Bleu Salad- fresh blueberries, mixed greens, aged bleu cheese, potato chips (GF)

    Creole corn cheesecake, corn maque choux, charred tomato relish, mirliton squash slaw (GF)

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

    SECOND COURSE ( Choose 1)

    Cast iron baked Gulf fish, molé almendrado sauce, sumac potatoes, coconut yogurt (GF)

    Chicken Al Limone- pan seared breast, lemon & white wine sauce, chilled green bean salad

    Brined local double pork chop, rich anchovy butter, creamed cabbage, whipped potato (GF)

    +Filet Rachel- Brown butter seared filet mignon, 2 cheese Gnudi, wild mushrooms, chive (+$8 supplement)

    Cacio e pepe risotto, taleggio cheese, sous vide runny egg, first press virgin olive oil (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

    Caramelized pineapple tart tatin, vanilla bean ice cream, white chocolate sauce

    Tocino de Cielo- Andalusian egg custard with roasted grapes and rosemary syrup (GF)

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)

2021 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)

2021 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)

2021 Vignerons Ardéchois Côtes du Rhône Blanc, France 13/ 48

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

2018 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

GHIA Beverages- A delicious Aperitif of botanicals to open the pallet and get a great conversation going. Topped with a splash of sparkling water and a twist. Alcohol- free 9

Thomson & Scott Organic NA Chardonnay- Classic tingle of bubbles from organic grapes with the alcohol removed! Don't be left out of the celebration Alcohol- free 9

Karbach Brewing "Free & Easy" IPA- Brewed with special hops, this local brew will have you forgetting that there is no booze in it! Citrus notes and a balanced bitterness Alcohol- free 4

Red

2019 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)

2018 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)

2017 Chateau Greysac Bordeaux, France 62

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

2020 Mouton Noir "In Sheep's Clothing" Cab. Sauv, PNW 13/48

(black currants and toasted oak form fine tannins and a rich finish)

2020 Ridge Vineyards “Three Valleys” Petite Syrah, Sonoma Ca. 62

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

2019 Mettler Family Vineyards Zinfandel, Lodi Ca. 15/ 56

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

2019 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 "Sea Foam" Cream Ale (Dickinson) 5

Brewdog "Hazy Jane Mango" New England IPA w/ mango (Ohio) 5

GlutenBerg Gluten-free Blonde (Montreal) 7

St. Arnold’s “Juicy” IPA (Houston) 5

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

Wiseacre "Gotta Get Up To Get Down" Coffee-Milk Stout (Tenn.) 8

Harpoon Brewery UFO Belgian White (Massachusetts) 5

Texas Leaguer "Dog Days" Citrus Shandy (Missouri City) 5

Austin EastCiders Hard Cider (Austin) 6

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

On tap, tap, tap!

Our Rotating Tap Of The Moment- Ask your server what's special! 7

Black Page Brewing "Houston Hades" Helles Lager (Houston) 7

No Label Brewing "El Hefe" Hefeweizen (Katy) 7

Texas Leaguer "Knuckle Bock" Bock Style (Missouri City) 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