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Gourmet Dishes


 2016 Spring Menu


Spicy Shrimp  Dip, a creamy blend of shrimp, chilies and honey served with warm  pita chips                                                                 7.95

Foccacia, house made with pimento cheese and served 
with a melted herb oil                                                                            4.95

Trio, Edamame hummus, olive tapenade & roasted red pepper pesto
served with pickled vegetables and sour dough bread                           7.95

Quesadilla, Sliced strawberries & chipotle cream cheese in a flower tortilla and lime-pink peppercorn jelly                                                  5.95

Mussels, Sweet pea pesto, muscadine wine & black garlic toast       12.95

Deviled Eggs, Six halves, our style with candied bacon, lemon and scallions                                                                                               6.95
Cheese Plate
- (Our take on a wine and cheese pairing)                    9.95
 Goat cheese soaked in Burgundy, garnished with toasted almonds
 Parmesan Reggiano paired with Cabernet Sauvignon pickled
 cherries  and hazelnuts
 Aged Cheddar with macerated chardonnay strawberries
 Gruyere paired with Pinot Grigio jam & candied citrus



Today's Soup is house made and always fresh                                   3.95

House Salad, mixed greens, shaved carrots, red onions & radishes   3.50

Caesar Salad, romaine, house croutons & shaved parmesan                                                                                                     Small 3.50 Large 5.95

Brussels Salad, shaved brussels, three citrus, candied bacon, blue cheese, spiced walnuts, mulled wine vinaigrette.                                            6.95

Hominy Salad, BBQ marinated black beans, white hominy, oyster mushrooms, caramelized onions, romaine & pepper-lime popcorn   7.95

Black & Blue Salad, mixed greens, sliced beef, medjool dates,
red onions, gorgonzola & balsamic vinaigrette                              12.95



(Your choice of sweet potatoes, today's potatoes or grits of the day)

PORK CHOP, hand cut, mocha rub, chipotle caramel & hazelnut crumble                                                                                           18.95

RAINBOW TROUT,  buttermilk biscuit breading, lemon blood orange marmalade & cultured butter
 (fresh from Brackens Trout Hatchery, Wytheville, VA)               16.95

House cut RIBEYE , 12 oz cut of high choice beef, seared on cast iron to your liking. Served with your choice of chipotle butter or gorgonzola butter (add mushrooms & onions for an additional 2.50)                25.95  
DUCK & DUMPLINGS, braised Maple Leaf Farms Duck, sweet potato dumplings & roasted carrots.                                                           23.95

Featured CHICKEN, changes daily                                                14.95

PORK & BEANS, Braised wild boar, brown beans, cornbread, roasted cream corn & chow chow                                                                15.95

BEEF STROGANOFF, local dry aged Black Angus short ribs, hand rolled beer noodles, stroganoff sauce & sauteed mushrooms (Roseda Farm, Orange Co.)                                                                           26.95

TV DINNER, our play on a classic, even served on a tray (changes daily)                                                                                                                Market Price

Featured VEGETABLE ENTREE, seasonal and  fresh                                                                                                                          Market Price  

CHEF'S WHIM, food innovation created today
by The Palisades Kitchen Team                                           Market Price
The Papason                                                                                     12.95
  Pure pepperoni & 3 cheeses. It's my dad's favorite!

The Palisades                                                                                    14.50
  Grilled tenderloin with a mix of gorgonzola & mozzarella

Supreme                                                                                            15.25
   White Gate Farm sausage, ham, pepperoni, green peppers,onions,
   mushrooms, olives & 3 cheeses

Charred Veggie                                                                                 15.25
   Charred onions, fire roasted tomatoes, seared squash, roasted peppers, pesto & 3 cheeses

BBQ Pizza,  house made BBQ sauce, roasted chicken, mozzarella, gouda & red onions                                                                           14.95

Three Cheese Pizza                                                                                      10.95
  romano, cheddar & mozzarella (add meats & cheeses for $2.00 each & veggies for $1.50 each)

Seasonal Pizzas
White Pizza, a blend of mozzarella and parmesan cheese with   mushrooms, and drizzled with truffle oil.                                         14.95

Pear Havarti Pizza, parmesan & havarti with slices of pear, chopped pecan and topped with rosemary                                                      14.95  

Fig & Country Ham Pizza, fig butter base with havarti cheese & country ham                                                                                     15.95

Collard Green Pizza, collard greens, country ham, chili vinegar and bacon fat base                                                                                   15.95

Featured Pizza of the Day                                                    Market Price

Children's Menu  

Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza/Macaroni & Cheese/
Oven-baked Chicken Tenders

Kid's Ribeye, same tender cut as mom or dad's but in a smaller size
(4-6 oz)               7.95                                                                                     

(all of our desserts are made in-house and from scratch)

Decadent Flourless Chocolate Cake:   black cherry creme fraiche, cherry moonshine sauce. Optional side of chocolate cherry ice cream                   

Cranberry-Orange Goat Cheesecake:   brown  butter candied pistachios, cranberry bourbon sauce, clove tuile    

Raspberry Meringue Tart:  Dark chocolate sable crust, raspberry curd, chocolate glacage & ginger meringue custard                                           

Sugar & Spice Sweet Potato Duet: Gingersnaps with sweet potato frosting, honey walnuts, mulled wine sauce and vanilla ice cream sauce   

Assorted Truffle Platter      
Caramelized banana dipped in toasted coconut
Honey fig dipped in roasted almonds
Apricot pistachio dipped in orange shortcake crumble
Chili rolled in cocoa powder
Espresso rolled in roasted hazelnuts
Orange ginger rolled in sesame


FUN Dessert:  (changes monthly)    February - Chocolate Cinnamon Fondue, served with biscotti, snickerdoodles, oranges, grapefruits and pound cake                                                        

Ice Cream:                                                                                        3.50             Pomegranate with Chocolate pieces
         Flavor of the day 



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