Locally Inspired Food
 

Our menu reflects the products of the Napa Valley in a manner elegant and unforced. The Charter Oak cooking style is elemental, featuring few if no garnishes, and highlights one or two ingredients at a time. 

 

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starters

house made yogurt. local honey. toasted seeds $12

grapefruits grilled over the fire. rosemary sugar $12

grilled toast: tahini/ honey or goat cheese/ kumquat marmalade $12

raw vegetables from our farm. fermented soy dip $18

crudo of yellowtail. green tomato. garden leaves $24

this month's wings: basil, burnt chile and yogurt wings from Publican Anker in Chicago, IL $18

 

mains 

apple pancake. brown sugar $18

winter squash and cheese baked omelette $22

black cod, flaked. cream cheese. sunflower oil $18

soft scrambled egg. avocado. furikake. Danish rye bread $20

buttered english muffins. creme fraiche. celery. spring onion

Russ & Daughters trout roe (1.5 oz) $30  |  caviar (1.5 oz) $70

pork posole. fresh sonora wheat tortillas $22

chard. buffalo milk mozzarella. vinaigrette of anchovy and summer savory $22

the cheeseburger. pickled jalapeno relish. fries $20 + extra patty $6

 

from the hearth

choose 1 main + 1 side $25

mains

smoked and grilled beef shortrib

grilled buttermilk brined chicken. preserved lemon. herbs. drippings

grilled mcfarland springs trout. pea and fava leaves

sides

steamed californian grown Komachi rice. cultured butter

salad of greens from our farm. "good seasons" vinaigrette

rancho gordo lima beans in their own broth

 

additional

fruit: french butter pears. shiso salt $10

maple syrup breakfast sausage $11

piloncillo bacon $9

potato rosti (hashbrowns) $8