Capital Dining with Chef Jeffrey Buben

Please note that these menus are subject to change depending on availability of ingredients.

winter restaurant week dinner

appetizer, entrée and dessert for $35.15 not including
applicable supplements, beverages, sales tax or gratuity


citrus cured salmon
licorice yogurt, frisée, clementine, pickled fennel, hazelnut vinaigrette

crisp oxtail fritter
cherry mostarda, arugula, pickled vegetable gribiche

wild mushroom tortellini
cauliflower purée, toasted hazelnuts,  truffle butter, parmesan

vidalia’s crab cake
creamed kale, shiitake mushrooms, smoked ham hock, green tomato mostarda  ...add 6.00

berkshire pork posolé
white corn hominy, peppers, cabbage, cilantro, lime, cracklings

shady lane salad
bibb lettuce, watercress, radish, almond, apricot, bleu cheese, onion vinaigrette

shenandoah beef tartare
garlic chip, pickled peppers, porcini steak sauce, deviled egg aïoli

charred octopus
roasted garlic hummus, black eyed pea salad, pickled eggplant, crisp pita  …add 3.00

country pork paté
pickled apricots, pommery mustard, onion jam, toasted baguette



pan roasted carolina mountain trout
baby lima bean, scallion, crawfish, country ham, creole mustard butter

  spiced duck breast
arborio rice, butternut squash, dried plum,  smoked pecan, apple brandy reduction  …add 6.00

shrimp and grits
anson mill’s grits, sweet onion, spinach, tasso ham, smoked shellfish emulsion  …add 5.00

shenandoah beef short rib
rosemary-parmesan grits, roasted rapini, onion-olive relish, roasted garlic jus

potato crusted fluke
cauliflower purée, marcona almond, brown butter emulsion

sorghum-spiced glazed pork chop
heirloom beans, benton’s bacon,  apple butter, rye whiskey jus

atlantic salmon
sweet potato purée, country ham, lentils, frisée, whiskey vinaigrette

new york strip steak
yukon gold potato purée , caramelized onions, wild mushroom, vidalia’s steak sauce  …add 8.00

vidalia’s blue plate
four composed market inspired vegetable creations



roasted bulb onions
toasted hazelnuts, kites country ham, smoked salt   9.25

low country greens
benton’s bacon, spicy vinegar  7.50

baked macaroni
smoked ham, amish cheddar cheese  8.50

roasted brussels sprouts
guanciale, prunes, aged sherry butter  8.50



key lime tart
whipped crème fraîche, citrus reduction

black bottom cake
chocolate-bourbon mousse, candied almonds, fudge sauce

lemon chess pie
lemon custard, berry compote, chantilly cream

peanut butter s’more
chocolate cream, chocolate ganache cake, milk chocolate feuilletine

georgia pecan pie
sea salt caramel sauce, vanilla ice cream

coconut rice pudding
spiced mango, pineapple, papaya

vidalia’s artisanal cheese course
a selection of three with seasonal compotes...add 5.00

fresh seasonal fruit
chef’s daily selection...add 5.00

Posted 1-6-2015