Housemade Soup with cornbread bowl 6.95 | cup 4.95
Garlic Frites 6.95
Cone of hot, crisp Garlic Frites with two dipping sauces
Slow-roasted Red Beets 7.95
with horseradish, pecans and crumbled goat cheese
Caesar Salad 10.95
Crunchy romaine, classic anchovy dressing, homemade croutons and roasted tomato garnish, served with warm toast.
Chopped Salad 12.95
Chopped cucumber, tomato, radish, carrot and celery are tossed with fresh lemon vinaigrette on a bed of chopped romaine and piled with egg, avocado, crumbled feta, herb leaves and a drizzle of homemade herb mayonnaise. Served with warm toast
Vietnamese Noodle Salad 9.95
Chilled rice noodles, a goodly portion of crunchy, thinly-sliced vegetables, hot grilled chicken, steak or tofu and a showering of mint, basil, cilantro and peanuts. Served with the chile/lime juice/fish sauce condiment called nuoc cham. Ask for vegetarian nuoc cham or even non-spicy nuoc cham if that suits you better.
with Grilled Chicken or Tofu…….$13.95
with Grilled Hanger Steak…….$15.95
House Green Salad 8.95
Cut romaine, spinach leaves, shredded cabbage and fresh herbs, lightly dressed and served with warm toast. Your choice of Mustard-Caper Vinaigrette, Sesame-Lime Vinaigrette, Creamy Lemon, French Blue Cheese Vinaigrette.
- grilled angus beef…….add $7.00
- seared salmon fillet…….add $7.00
- grilled ‘Lark Burger patty…….add $6.00
- grilled Meadow Burger patty 5.00
- grilled chicken breast…….add $5.00
- raw or grilled tofu…….add $4.00
- crisp Nueske’s bacon and cherry tomato…….add $5.00
- crumbled French feta and good olives…….add $3.00
Seasonal Lunch Specials
Grilled Meatloaf with Bacon Jam
What to do with 30 lbs. of strip steak trimmings? Make a meatloaf! A basic recipe of egg, breadcrumbs, salt and pepper will do the trick, then put a thick slice on butter-griddled bread with a little provolone, a swipe of mustard-mayo, and a big dollop of bacon jam. The meat is juicy, the bacon jam is sweet and smoky, and the combination is kind of like what Mom made, only more so! Served with fries or vinaigrette-dressed greens. 13.95
Cuisines all over the world pair hot, savory ground meat with cool, crisp salad greens for an irresistible study in contrasts. Picadillo, of Caribbean origin, is perfect for this, and so flavorful. Ground beef is simmered with onion, tomato, mild ground chile and cinnamon, then punched up with olives and raisins for a fantastic sweet/salty taste explosion. The warm meat mixture is scooped up over vinaigrette-dressed split romaine hearts and finished with cherry tomatoes, scallions, cilantro, shredded cheddar, a little drizzle of sour cream and crisp tortillas. Yum! 14.95 .
Spicy Asian Hot Dog Sandwich Outside of the classic Chicago hot dogs at Wrigley Field, this is one of the best renditions of a hot dog sandwich there is. Three ballpark-style hot dogs are grilled, then laid out on toasty griddled bread, piled with sesame lime slaw and finished with a thick squiggle of spicy sushi mayo. The result is a sum greater than its parts–why is it so good? This sandwich definitely hits all the right flavor cravings. 10.95
Three fresh fish tacos in soft corn tortillas with shredded cabbage, our vibrant salsa verde and smoky, spicy chipotle mayo. The fish melts in your mouth, the salsa is zingy and the earthy flavor of the tortilla brings it all together. Served with crisp fries or vinaigrette dressed greens. 12.95
Egg Salad Sandwich with Nueske’s Bacon and Marinated Tomatoes
In case you didn’t know, we have the best eggs in the land. Raised by local farmer Dale Filbrun, they are organic, superfresh and don’t travel far from his farm to your plate. A great way to showcase these brown beauties is in a freshly made egg salad , gently mixed with chopped housemade pickles, fresh dill, a dab of mustard and of course mayonnaise. Put a nice scoop on some toasted bread, top it with the best bacon on the planet and our housemade marinated tomatoes and you’ve got a classic American sandwich, with top notch ingredients to boot. 12.95
Superior quality cheeses, housemade additions and DLM artisan bread spread with whole butter are cooked on the flat top till crispy on the outside, oozy on the inside. 10.95
Order cheese only, white cheddar, gruyere or gouda, or with these additions:
- Swiss Gruyere with Red Wine and Grilled Onions
– Red wine is brushed on the inside of the bread
- Gouda and Cheddar with housemade raisins and toasted pecans. Take it from the Dutch–salty, nutty, sweet, melty and buttery all in one sandwich.
- Spanish Manchego Cheese with Romesco. Romesco is Dave’s favorite thing in the whole world-a rustic spread made with roasted peppers and tomatoes, toasted almonds, garlic, sherry vinegar and olive oil.
All sandwiches are served hot with house-made pickle and your choice of french fries or vinaigrette-dressed greens.
Good, coarsely-ground beef seasoned with red wine, minced onion, coarse salt and fresh rosemary, all of which enhance and juicify the burger. The alcohol is totally cooked out before wine meets beef. Served on a buttered, toasted kaiser roll with white cheddar, mustard-mayo and lettuce. 12.95
A meatless, whole grain, nut and vegetable burger grilled to a crispy brown, nestled in a buttetred, toasted kaiser roll, slathered with mustard-mayonnaise and topped with lettuce and juicy, marinated roma tomato slices, This burger is vegan, and though some of the accompaniments listed are not, just say the word and we’ll substitute olive oil and vegan-aise for the butter and mayo. 11.95
Grilled Chicken with Fried Lemon, Tapenade and Roasted Tomatoes
Italians batter and fry thin slices of lemon, peel and all, and they are so delicious! Hot and crispy, they make a chicken sandwich sing, Toasted baguette is spread with homemade mayonnaise mixed with our special olive spread, then filled with grilled chicken, roasted tomatoes and the freshly fried lemon slices. Served with fries or vinaigrette-dressed greens. 12.95
Shaved Beef Sandwich
Beef is slow-poached in wine and stock with lots of garlic cloves, then sliced super-thin. To order, we throw about a quarter pound of the meat on the griddle with sharp cheddar and let it steam under a lid. We spatch it up onto a grilled split baguette dressed with horseradish cream, and serve it with a cup of the pan juices for dipping. 12.95
Grilled Fish Sandwich
A New England haddock fillet is seasoned, seared and served on grilled farmhouse bread piled with slaw and spread with caper mayonnaise. 12.95
A big, meaty portabello mushroom roasted with garlic, coarse salt and olive oil, DLM New York Rye, true gruyere cheese, grilled onions and house-made mustard-mayo combine for a big, juicy sandwich–and you won’t be missing the meat. 11.95
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Superior quality cheeses, housemade additions and DLM artisan bread spread with whole butter are cooked on the flat top till crispy on the outside, oozy on the inside. Order classic cheese-only or go creative, see the Special Sheet for today’s combinations. 10.95
A delicious version of this Southern supper dish, organic black-eyed peas are simmered with onion, cooking greens and some snappy spices, then ladled over hot rice and garnished with roasted garlic oil, chopped tomato, scallion and grated white cheddar. Choose jasmine or brown rice. Served with cornbread. Ask for our house pepper vinegar on the side! 10.95
Steaming strands of spaghetti very lightly coated with tiny soft curds of egg and ricotta, accented with Nueske’s smoked bacon, peas, black pepper and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. So good. Served with warm toast. 14.95
*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.