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

raw littleneck clams (4). smoked poultry stock. hearth dried herbs $14

crudo of halibut. funky vinaigrette. purslane $22

this month's wings: fennel dusted chicken wings. gorgonzola dip from Martina in New York, NY $18

 

mains 

apple pancake. brown sugar $18

summer squash and cheese baked omelette $22

smoked and grilled trout, flaked. cream cheese. sunflower oil $18

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

pork posole. fresh sonora wheat tortillas $22

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

salad of chicken. almond. goat cheese. plum $24

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

beef rib grilled over cabernet barrels. beets dried over the fire $32

black cod. grilled in corn leaves $32

buttermilk chicken. preserved lemon. polenta $28

buttered english muffins. creme fraiche. celery. spring onion

Russ & Daughters trout roe (1.5 oz) $30  |  caviar (1.5 oz) $96

 

sides

fruit: Mt. Veeder blackberries $10

maple syrup breakfast sausage $11

piloncillo bacon $9

potato rosti (hashbrowns) $8

ham + potato hash $10

 

a twenty percent service charge will be applied to all menu selections in lieu of gratuity