Roost menu starting 1-11-2024

{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 . . . . .

Winter Panzanella - cubed bread, seasonal fruit, Asher bleu, white balsamic, radicchio greens

13

*Crispy Brussels sprouts, shishito pepper, Massaman curry vinaigrette, coconut, lime

9

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

cup 4\ bowl 6

*Southern style crispy oysters, lime greek yogurt, house made chow-chow relish

15

Savory Shrimp Koliwada- marinaded and fried prawns with green chutney and wonton chips

18

*Roasted free-range chicken wings, Calabrian honey hot sauce, chives, fried lemon

14

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

7

Bread Service- Slow Dough fresh bread with house pimento cheese spread, Vietnamese Phô butter & Sesame Salsa Macha butter

11

Mushroom molè tostadas, pickled Vidalia onion, cotija cheese, almond crema, baby cilantro

14

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

11

Argentine salmon al pastor, avocado couscous, pineapple salad, tequila butter, baby cilantro

27

*Spicy Lamb Merguez Kafta kabobs, stewed tomato sauce, whipped potato, dressed mint

28

Blue crab spaghetti, saffron butter sauce, fresh herbs, crunchy garlic, pain de mie crumbs

32

Italian chicken n’ dumplings- roasted leg & thigh, potato gnocchi, hearty veggies, pesto Norma

26

*Glazed beef short rib, smoked corn custard, mustard green slaw, pickled tomato

38

*3 grain stuffed peppers, French green lentils, herbs de Provence, grilled vegetables, rouille

25

+It’s a Burger- Angus patty, brioche bun, roast mushrooms, Asher Bleu, Maple Aioli. W/ fries

19

Sweet Tooth, and a lil cheese . . .

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

9

*Mango mousse, rich mango sorbet, stewed mango compote with cardamom and chili

9

Kenny and Ziggy's chocolate blackout cake, chocolate ganache, butterfinger crumble

12

Skillet baked brie, black truffle honey, Maldon flake salt, grilled sourdough toast points

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!

    $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)

    Winter Panzanella - cubed bread, seasonal fruit, Asher bleu, white balsamic, radicchio greens

    Southern style crispy oysters, lime greek yogurt, house made chow-chow relish (GF)

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

    SECOND COURSE ( Choose 1)

    Argentine salmon al pastor, avocado couscous, pineapple salad, tequila butter, baby cilantro

    Spicy Lamb Merguez Kafta kabobs, stewed tomato sauce, whipped potato, dressed mint (GF)

    Italian chicken n’ dumplings- roasted leg & thigh, potato gnocchi, hearty veggies, pesto Norma

    +Glazed beef short rib, smoked corn custard, mustard green slaw, pickled tomato (GF) (+$6 supplement)

    3 grain stuffed peppers, French green lentils, herbs de Provence, grilled vegetables, rouille (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

    Mango mousse, rich mango sorbet, stewed mango compote with cardamom and chili (GF)

    Kenny and Ziggy's chocolate blackout cake, chocolate ganache, butterfinger crumble

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 14/ 56

(fresh raspberry notes and crisp dry finish )

Roederer Brut Premier Champagne , California 16/60

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

White & Rosé

2018 Aperture Cellars Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma 16/62

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

2021 Pieropan Soave Classico, Italy 47

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

2020 Maison Noir "New Noir" White Blend, Oregon 19/70

(a new Gewurztraminer blend with a wonderful salinity)

2021 Valley of the Moon Pinot Blanc- Viognier, Sonoma Valley 13/48

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

2020 Pop 300 White Blend, Napa Valley 58

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

2021 Vignerons Ardéchois Côtes du Rhône Blanc, France 14/ 50

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

2018 FRNK Chardonnay, Napa Valley 17/60

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

2021 Les Sarrins Cotes de Provence Rosé, France 15/54

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

2020 Pröst Rheinhessen Dry Riesling, Germany 14/51

(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 14/50

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

2021 Vina Cobos Felino Malbec, Argentina 13/42

(a refined Malbec with bond tannins and bright fruit)

2018 Beronia Rioja Reserva Tempranillo, Spain 50

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

2016 Château de Gensac "Pas de Deux" Blend, France 50

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

2017 Chateau Greysac Bordeaux, France 64

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

2019 Wakefield Vineyards "Promised Land" Cab. Sauv, Australia 14/50

(black currants and toasted cedar form fine tannins and a smooth finish)

2020 Ridge Vineyards “Three Valleys” Petite Syrah, Sonoma Ca. 64

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

2019 Mettler Family Vineyards Zinfandel, Lodi Ca. 16/ 58

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

2019 Secret Indulgence “Chronology” Red Blend, Napa 68

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

After...

NV Ferreira 10 year Tawny Port, Portugal 17/62

(2oz pour)

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

2009 Guiraud Sauternes, France 17/62

(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 "Elvis Juice" New England IPA w/ grapefruit (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!

Starbase Brewing "Of Kolsch I Still Love You" Kolsch Beer (Austin) 7

Texas Beer Co. "King Grackle" Chocolate Stout (Taylor, Tx.) 7

Texas Leaguer "Knuckle Bock" Bock (Missouri City) 7

North Shepherd Brewing "Durham Hazy IPA" (Houston) 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