SEPTEMBER 1

, 2015

 

SEASONAL FIRSTS & NOT SO SMALL PLATES

CREOLE RED PEA SOUP – cup – 4.50; bowl w/ house salad – 10.50

CRAB & CORN CHOWDER – cup – 5.00; bowl w/ house salad – 11.00

CRAB CLAWS ST. CHARLES – broiled w/ a garlic butter bread crumb topping – 10.95

TOMATO-WATERMELON SALAD w/ red onion & red wine vinegar – 8.50

FRESH LOCAL SUCCOTASH SALAD w/ lima beans, corn, tomatoes & Celebrity Dairy goat cheese w/ a mustard vinaigrette – 10.50

FRESH TOMATO TART w/ 3 cheeses served w/ crθme fraξche – 9.50

CLASSIC FIRSTS & NOT SO SMALL PLATES

JALAPENO-CHEDDAR HUSHPUPPIES w/ cocktail sauce – 6.75

CRACKER PLATE – pimento cheese & hot pepper jelly w/ cream cheese served w/ an assortment of vegetables & crackers – 9.50

HOPPIN’ JOHN – a bed of rice & black-eye peas flavored w/ bacon, topped w/ tomato, scallions & cheddar cheese – 8.50

CAESAR SALAD – a bed of Romaine w/ traditional Caesar dressing made w/ anchovy & served w/ black olives & garlic toast – 8.50; add shrimp – 6.00 extra

CROOK'S MIXED GREENS SALAD w/ mustard vinaigrette, Caesar, spicy buttermilk ranch, blue cheese, sherry-shallot vinaigrette or our House dressing – 6.25

CROOK’S HAMBURGER – char-grilled to medium well w/ lettuce, tomato &

     onion on a toasted brioche roll – 8.50 ****; bacon – 1.00; New York Cheddar –  

     1.00; grilled onions – 1.00; sautιed mushrooms – 1.00; Cajun spice – 1.00;  

     Pimento Cheese – 1.75

 

 

Due to the potential for accidents, children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult when away from their seat at the table. Infants & toddlers must be carried by an adult.

Please, no more than four split checks per party. A pre-tax 20% gratuity may be added to parties of six or more. Some Main Course substitutions available for a $1.00 surcharge. Thank You!

 

CROOK’S CORNER

SEASONAL MAINS

SKILLET EGGPLANT w/ tomatoes, basil, green olives & feta cheese served w/ rice – 17.75

ONSLOW BAY SCALLOPS w/ hominy, Shishito peppers & spinach – 23.75

CAROLINA FISH FRY – pan-fried flounder filet w/ Tartar sauce served w/ green slaw & grilled corn-on-the-cob – 25.50

CLASSIC MAINS

SHRIMP & GRITS – shrimp sautιed w/ bacon, mushrooms & scallions & served over cheese grits – 23.75

CATFISH AMANDINE w/ slivered almonds & browned butter served w/ collards & baked cheese grits – 20.50

CAROLINA SAMPLER – Bullock’s (Durham, NC) pork barbecue served w/ Hoppin’ John, collard greens & black pepper cornbread – 19.95

GRILLED NY STRIP w/ herb butter & Bourbon Brown Sauce served w/ French fries – 27.75 ****

Consuming undercooked foods increases your chance of food borne illness****

SIDE DISHES

BLACK PEPPER CORNBREAD, BAKED CHEESE GRITS, RICE, PURPLE SLAW, GREEN SLAW, CARROT SLAW, GRILLED CORN,  POTATO SALAD, GRILLED OKRA, COLLARD GREENS (w/ Parmesan)  or FRENCH FRIES (fresh, never frozen) – 4.50

DEVILLED EGGS – 4.95

NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

FOUNTAIN SOFT DRINKS – 1.95; ABITA ROOT BEER – 2.95

BOTTLED SPARKLING WATER – 3.50; FRESH ORANGE JUICE – 2.75;

MILK – 1.50; ICED TEA w/ lemon-mint infused simple syrup – 1.75 

 

COUNTER CULTURE COFFEE – 2.50; HOT TEA – 1.75 

ESPRESSO – 2.50; CAPPUCCINO – 2.95 CAFFE LATTE – 2.95;

ICED CAPPUCCINO – 2.95; HOT CHOCOLATE – 3.50

 

WINES BY THE GLASS

APERITIF WINE

Chateau La Riviere Sauternes – 2011                                                                        6.00

Lillet Blanc – served on the rocks w/ a twist of lemon                                          6.00

Lillet Rosι – served on the rocks w/ a twist of lemon                                            6.00

Carpano Antica Formula – served on the rocks w/a twist of orange                 6.00

SPARKLING WINE

Chandon – Brut – Napa – split                                                                                     9.50

German Gilabert – Cava Brut Nature Reserva  – Spain                                    10.00

ROSΙ WINE

Java – Cabernet Franc/Merlot Rosι blend – Cτtes de Gascogne – 2014       8.00

Fantinel – Prosecco Brut Rosι – Italy                                                                       9.00

Lini Lambrusco – Rosato Salamino blend - Emilia-Romagna, Italy             11.00

Ameztoi Rubentis Txakolina  – Hondarrabi Zuri – Getaria, Spain – 2014  12.00          

WHITE WINE

Leitz – Riesling – Rheingau, Germany – 2014                                                       7.50

Ca’ di Ponti – Pinot Grigio – Provincia di Pavia, Italy - 2013                             8.00

Le Grand Saint-Vincent – Sauvignon Blanc – Touraine, France - 2013       9.00

Jean-Marc Brocard – Chardonnay – Bourgogne, France - 2013                      10.50

Ameztoi Txakolina  – Hondarri Zuri – Getaria, Spain – 2014                                         11.00        

Sonoma Cutrer – Chardonnay – Russian River – California – 2012                11.00

RED WINE

Domaine Laroque – Cabernet Franc – Carcassonne, France – 2013             8.00

La Posta Paulucci – Malbec – Mendoza, Argentina – 2013                               8.50

Cabeηa de Toiro Reserva - Touriga-Nacional/Castelγo – Portugal – 2010   9.00

Bodan Roan – Pinot Noir – California - 2012                                                        10.00

Elio Altare – Dolcetto d’Alba – La Morra, Italy – 2013                                      11.50

Sean Minor - Napa Valley - California – 2011                                                      12.00

 

Bill Smith’s Seasoned in the South, Recipes from Crook’s and from Home is available here. We also have Remembering Bill Neal by Moreton Neal and Southern Cooking and Biscuits, Spoonbread & Sweet Potato Pie by Bill Neal.