Roost menu starting 11-10-2022

{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!

*Blackberry salad, baby arugula, feta crumbles, shaved jalapeño, herb breadcrumbs

12

+Foie Gras Paté, toast points, quick pickles, English mustard, boozy prunes

14

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

cup 4 bowl 6

*Crispy Gulf oysters, Singapore chili-crab sauce, scallions and coriander

16

Wagyu meatballs, roasted garlic marinara, fresh mozzarella, warm local focaccia bread

14

*Hot crab dip- Warm gulf blue crab dip topped with crispy tater tots, chives, beurre blanc

18

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

7

Bread Service- Slow Dough fresh bread with house pimento cheese spread,

spicy honey butter, and lemon herb butter

11

Vada Pav Sliders, cilantro chutney, tamarind chutney, diced red onion, blistered shishito

14

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

11

*Butcher’s steak Arrosto, charred kale with medjool dates, pine nuts, shallot, saba glaze

38

*Blackened Texas Quail, Louisiana red beans, crispy popcorn rice, scallions, lardons

32

Almond crusted fresh fish, artichoke and parsnip barigoule, chive oil, potato puree

29

*Molasses brined local pork chop, Chef Carlton’s warm yam salad, scallion vinaigrette

30

Spiced Chicken Tagine, risotto style couscous, apricot, almonds, crushed olives, herbs

27

Wild mushroom bolognese, cavatelli pasta, Calabrian chili studded ricotta

25

Tuscan Burger- 8oz. Angus patty, oven dried tomato, arugula, provolone, garlic aioli. W/ fries

18

Sweet Tooth, and a lil cheese . . .

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

9

Maple spoon bread, coffee custard, crystalized Belgian sugar, sea salt

9

*Rum spiked Basque burnt cheesecake, Luxardo cherries, orange whipped cream

10

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

12

* 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. $5 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

    (add a house glass of wine for only $10)

    Blackberry salad, baby arugula, feta crumbles, shaved jalapeño, herb breadcrumbs (Can be GF)

    Crispy Gulf oysters, Singapore chili-crab sauce, scallions and coriander (GF)

    Wagyu meatballs, roasted garlic marinara, fresh mozzarella, warm local focaccia bread

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

    SECOND COURSE

    Butcher’s steak Arrosto, charred kale with medjool dates, pine nuts, shallot, saba glaze (GF) (+$5)

    Blackened Texas Quail, Louisiana red beans, crispy popcorn rice, scallions, lardons (GF)

    Almond crusted fresh fish, artichoke and parsnip barigoule, chive oil, potato puree

    Spiced Chicken Tagine, risotto style couscous, apricot, almonds, crushed olives, herbs

    Wild mushroom bolognese, cavatelli pasta, Calabrian chili studded ricotta

    DESSERT

    (Add a 3oz pour of dessert wine for only $9)

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

    Maple spoon bread, coffee custard, crystalized Belgian sugar, sea salt

    Rum spiked Basque burnt cheesecake, Luxardo cherries, orange whipped cream (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)

2020 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)

2016 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)

2019 Vignerons Ardéchois Côtes du Rhône Blanc, France 13/ 48

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

2018 Davis Estates "Hungry Blonde" Chardonnay, Napa Valley 16/58

(buttery and bright. a wonderful Chard with classic 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

Red

2017 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)

2015 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)

2015 Chateau Greysac Bordeaux, France 62

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

2020 Greystone Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon, Cali. 13/48

(mild tannins and rich with red fruit, hints of vanilla, and even oak)

2018 Ridge Vineyards “Three Valleys” Petite Syrah, Sonoma Ca. 62

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

2017 Oak Farm Vineyards Zinfandel, Lodi Ca. 15/ 56

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

2017 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)

2015 Chateau Villefranche Sauternes, France 16/60

(2oz pour)

(a wonderful end to your meal, pairs greatly with our brie)

Beer

Bottles and Cans

Galveston Bay Brewing "Bullshark" Scotch Ale (Dickinson) 5

Brewdog "Hazy Jane" New England IPA (Ohio) 5

GlutenBerg Gluten-free Blonde (Montreal) 7

St. Arnold’s “Juicy” IPA (Houston) 5

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

Hitachino Espresso Stout (Japan) 8

Harpoon Brewery UFO Belgian White (Massachusetts) 5

Eureka Heights “WOW Factor” Citrus Pilsner (Houston) 5

St. Arnold's Honey Agave Hard Cider (Houston) 6

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

On tap, tap, tap!

St. Arnold's Crawford Bock (Houston) 7

Lakewood Brewing IPA (Garland) 7

Southern Star Brewing "Buried Hatchet" Stout (Conroe) 7

Thirsty Planet's Thirsty Goat Amber Ale (Austin) 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