New Year’s Dinner from 5-9

Appetizers


Shaved Manchego Cheese with Membrillo and Hazelnuts

House made Membrillo, “Quince paste” from La Posada’s Quince trees. Shaved Spanish Manchego cheese, roasted hazelnuts and nine grain melba toast with pickled sunchokes. $13
Also, perfect for dessert!

Old Fashioned Shrimp Cocktail

Six jumbo shrimps with our house-made cocktail sauce $14

Arizona Scotch Eggs

Hardboiled egg covered in seasoned ground Elk and Arizona raised ground beef, lightly breaded and deep fried. Served with a mustard and mint aioli. Watercress salad. Popular in English pubs but they never tasted this good. $12

Piki Bread with Hopi Hummus

Two Piki breads made by Joyce Saufkie of Second Mesa, served with my version of Bad-dap-suki. A hummus made with reservation grown Tepary beans, pit roasted corn, corn and sunflower oils. Garnished with sunflower seeds $11 GF

Soup and Salads


The Signature Soup

Creamy sweet corn in the same bowl with smooth and spicy black bean topped with a signature of spicy chili cream $8 GF

Shaft’s Aged Blue Vein Wisconsin Cheese Salad

Heart of “Artisan” baby romaine lettuce, creamy blue cheese garnished with blue vein crumbles and honey roasted spiced pecans $12 GF

The Southwestern Caesar

Romaine tossed in our house-made Caesar dressing with roasted pumpkin seeds and parmesan cheese. Garnished with roasted red peppers and a parmesan crusted cracker bread $10

McClendon’s Organic Greens and Winter Fruits

Tossed in Holiday spiced quince vinaigrette along with crisp Fuyu persimmon, pomegranate seeds and beets $12

Entrees


Fresh Filet of Steelhead with Skin

Served over a mound of creamy polenta, sitting in a pool of fragrant mushroom broth with Chanterelle, Porcini, and Lobster mushrooms, carrots, fennel, greens and roasted grape tomatoes. $32 GF The Steelhead is wild caught in the Quinault River

*Chateau St. Jean – Chardonnay – Sonoma County – 2015

This classic Sonoma County Chardonnay displays bright aromas of lemon cream, mango and notes of toasted hazelnut. Subtle elegance with a lingering finish. $8 Glass $30 Carafe

Lobster and Asparagus Ravioli and Seafood Ragout

Ravioli filled with lobster meat, tossed in creamy tarragon lobster sauce with Maine lobster meat, jumbo shrimp, scallops, crab meat, corn, peppers and asparagus $35

*Avviato Pinot Grigio – Veneto – Italy – 2013

Full, fresh and lively, brimming with pear and grapefruit aromatics, citrus, and green apples on the palate with a nice finish and plenty of structure. $9 Glass $34 Carafe – Perfect for this dish.

The Killer Vegetable Platter

Organic blue corn tamale filled with squash, corn, and chilies (Vegan), wild mushroom roasted corn flan and a Corn Masa empanada filled with quinoa, currants, and pine nuts. Grilled mild chili stuffed with three cheeses and topped with papaya salsa. Tofu, asparagus, grilled corn, and steamed seasonal vegetables $23 GF This dish may be ordered Vegan; it will be modified accordingly.

Banyan Vineyards – Gewurztraminer – Monterey County, CA – 2014

A refreshing bright wine with floral aromatics. A perfect balance of sugar and acidity. A great wine that pairs nicely with this dish. $9 Glass $34 Bottle

The Wild – Wild Platter

Crispy fried Quail with orange Oaxaca sauce, Colorado farm-raised Elk medallion, with black currant sauce, a cheese tamale topped with bison, white tail deer, and wild boar chili, finished with a fresh vegetable medley $34

*Oak Ridge Winery – Red Blend – California

This unique blend of Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Syrah and Merlot combine to create rich aromas of blackberry, vanilla and toasted oak. Soft tannins lead to a full sensation in the mouthfeel and the palate. Great complexity and a long lingering finish. $10 Glass $ 36 Carafe

GF – Denotes Gluten Free Item
Split plate charge is $5.
The entrée will be served on two identical plates with the appropriate garnish.
For groups of 6 or more we will add a gratuity of 18%

Smoked and Roasted Boneless “Heritage” Pork Loin with Spiced Plum Brandy sauce

We brine marinate the loins; smoke them over local Alligator Juniper wood. Roasted and served over John’s house-made quince and apple chutney topped with a sweet, sour and spicy, plum sauce. “Cracklings” Crispy pork rinds. Goose fat roasted Yukon Gold potatoes, vegetable medley. $27 This pork is the “Gloucestershire Old Spot” breed. Ours is free-range raised on the Lazy S Ranch in Trimble Missouri. Brought to us by Heritage Meats USA

*Old Soul – Pinot Noir – Lodi – 2012

This Pinot expresses big fruit and ample richness. The nose has lots of floral tones. The blackberry from the blended Zinfandel, give this wine a distinct Lodi character. The palate is soft and round with good weight. $11 Glass $42 Carafe

Seared Colorado Elk Medallions with Black Currant Sauce

Three farm-raised Elk medallions with a black currant sauce, wild mushroom and roasted corn flan, and steamed sugar snap peas. $34 GF These animals are free range grazed in Colorado, hormone and antibiotic free.

Peirano Estate “Six-Clones” Merlot – Lodi – 2014

Aromas of rich cherries and blackberries with hints of toast. Flavors of plum and strawberries with hints of cocoa, and supple tannins. $10 Glass $36 Bottle

Traditional Christmas Goose with Raspberry Brandy Sauce

Marinated and then braised till tender in its own fat. We call this preserved goose in England. This deepens the flavors so it is complex and mellow. I make a stuffing of onions, sage and rustic bread. Finish with a sweet and tart raspberry brandy sauce. Goose fat roasted Yukon Gold potatoes and fresh vegetables $32

*Old Soul – Pinot Noir – Lodi – 2012

This Pinot expresses big fruit and ample richness. The nose has lots of floral tones. The blackberry from the blended Zinfandel, give this wine a distinct Lodi character. The palate is soft and round with good weight. $11 Glass $42 Carafe

Churro Lamb Shank “Chicos”

Simmered in a mild green chili broth with sweet and smoky dried sweet organic “chicos” corn. Served over creamy polenta and topped with a tomato and radish “Pico de Gallo” salsa $28 GF Our Churro Lamb is free-range reared by Antonio and Molly Manzanares in the wild lands of Tierra Amarillo New Mexico. It is a hormone and antibiotic free as well as being a “Heritage Breed” of lamb. We are the only restaurant serving this rare breed daily.

*OZV – Old Vine Zinfandel – Lodi – 2011

A robust Zinfandel from the region’s 50-100-year-old vines. Jammy with raspberry, milk chocolate and mocha flavors, soft tannins and a supple mouth feel. $12 Glass $44 Carafe

Split plate charge is $5.

The entrée will be served on two identical plates with the appropriate garnish.

Cedar River Farms Arizona Raised Beef All Arizona raised, and processed, natural beef, certified free of all growth promotants.
We only serve fresh, local beef, never frozen!

Cedar River Farms Prime Rib

Served with horseradish cream, fresh vegetables, and red caboose mashed potatoes 8 oz. cut $28 / 14 oz. cut $45 GF

*Martin Ray Cabernet Sauvignon – Sonoma County – 2011

Classic aromas of cherry, pipe tobacco, cedar spice and cola lead to candied cherry flavors, finishing with soft leather and rich blackberry and plum $13 Glass $48 Carafe

Filet of Beef and Maine Lobster Tail with Béarnaise Sauce

Pan roasted 4 oz. filet mignon and a grilled 4 oz. Maine lobster tail, topped with a chipotle béarnaise sauce, red caboose mashed potatoes, baby green beans and red peppers $39 GF

*Martin Ray Cabernet Sauvignon – Sonoma County – 2011

Classic aromas of cherry, pipe tobacco, cedar spice and cola lead to candied cherry flavors, finishing with soft leather and rich blackberry and plum $13 Glass $48 Carafe

Free Range Bison Osso Bucco – “Bone with a hole”

Braised in a blackberry barbeque sauce with red chili and agave. Served on a disk of cornbread. Finished with pan roasted organic multicolor carrots, white turnips, Watermelon radish, kale and peas $29 Our bison comes from North American Bison Coop in North Dakota. All are free range grazed on small farms and then grain fed for finishing. Hormone, antibiotic and feed additive free. High in Omega 6 and 3. Lower in fat and cholesterol than chicken!

Peirano Estate “Six-Clones” Merlot – Lodi – 2014

Aromas of rich cherries and blackberries with hints of toast. Flavors of plum and strawberries with hints of cocoa, and supple tannins. $10 Glass $36 Bottle

GF – Denotes Gluten Free Item
Split plate charge is $5.
The entrée will be served on two identical plates with the appropriate garnish.
For groups of 6 or more we will add a gratuity of 18%