saltbox kitchen & urban grape

Sample Menus

Food and Wines of Italy

Hors d’oeuvres Paired with Wines

Fall Vegetable Roulade

apple, fennel, walnut gremolata

Paired with Franciacorta Brut (Lombardy)


Tuna Crudo

blood orange, radish, pickled red onion, chili

Paired with Pinot Grigio (Friuli)


Fresh Ricotta Gnudi

roasted sugar pumpkin, sage, pecorino

Paired with Soave Classico (Veneto) 


Wild Mushroom Arancine

fontina, tomato sauce, basil

Paired with Barbera (Piedmont)


Red Wine Braised Beef Shortribs

roasted garlic potatoes, rosemary, parsley and lemon

Paired with Aglianico (Campania) 


Chocolate Orange Truffles

candied almonds

Paired with Vin Santo (Tuscany)

Eat & Drink Progressively

Paired with wines & small plates


Green Apple and Savoy Cabbage Salad

gulf shrimp, cashews, chervil, and grapefruit

Paired with Blanc de Blanc (Finger Lakes, NY)


Spicy Fish Tacos

avocado, cilantro, lime

Paired with Bordeaux Blanc (Bordeaux, FRA)


Tarte Flambé

fromage blanc, bacon lardons, sweet onion

Paired with Marsanne Blend (Santa Barbara County, CA)


Roasted Chicken

mushrooms, thyme

Paired with Pinot Noir (Willamette Valley, OR)


Braised Lamb Turnovers

currants, feta, sumac, yogurt

Syrah Blend (Columbia Valley, WA)


Churros Con Chocolate

cinnamon sugar

Pedro Ximénez Sherry (Jerez, Spain)

Beer tasting paired with small plates


Salted German Pretzels

house beer mustard

Paired with Pilsner


Maine Lobster Slider

lemon mayo, scallion, golden brioche

Paired with Saison


“Buffalo” Chicken Kebabs

Great Hill Blue Cheese fondue, celery salad

Paired with IPA


Chicken Apple Sausage

persimmon mostarda, pickled cabbage slaw

Paired with Doppelbock


Braised Lamb Shepherd’s Pie

herb mashed potatoes, rosemary

Paired with Belgian Quad


Apple Ginger Stout Cake

chantilly, salted caramel

Paired with Imperial Stout