Capital Dining with Chef Jeffrey Buben

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

winter restaurant week lunch

appetizer, entrée and dessert for $20.15 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, pe

ppers, 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

duck leg confit
arborio rice, butternut squash, dried plum,  smoked pecan, apple brandy reduction

shrimp and grits
anson mill’s grits, sweet onion, spinach, tasso ham, smoked shellfish emulsion  …add 4.00

vidalia’s steak salad
clemson blue, trumpet mushrooms, bibb lettuce,
benton’s bacon, sweet onion vinaigrette  …add 6.00

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

berkshire pork belly
heirloom beans, benton’s bacon,  apple butter, rye whiskey jus

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

shenandoah beef short rib
rosemary-parmesan grits, roasted rapini, olive-onion relish, roasted garlic jus  …add 4.00

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


Posterd 1-6-2015