Sample Lunch Menu

 *****This is a sample menu. Items are based on seasonal ingredients and may change.*****


Ala Carte Lunch Packages Available Starting at $16 (includes appetizer and entree)

Not available for banquets / private parties.

Entree Options

Creole Roasted Chicken 
Indian Creek Mushrooms, English Peas, Roasted Radishes, and Smoked Garlic Chicken Broth

 Crispy Louisiana Catfish
Over Corn Maque Choux with Sliced Okra, Jalapeno Cornbread, Sweet Pea Vines and Charred Tomato Tartar Sauce

Chicory Coffee Grilled Pork Tenderloin
Black Hill Ranch Sausage, Goat Cheese Stone Ground Grits, Bacon Braised Collard Greens and Red Eye Gravy



Iced Seafood Platters

(Petite and Grand Platters Available)
Includes the following: 
Blue Crab Ravigote     •     Zatarain's Boiled Jumbo Shrimp     •     Creole Lobster "On a Stick"     •     West Indies Crab Claws     •     Des Allemands Smoked Catfish Dip     •     Louisiana 1/2 Shell Oysters

Freshly Shucked Gulf Oysters

(1/2 Dozen and Full Dozen Available)


Creole Beginnings

Texas Tomato Salad
Cucumber Ribbons, Sweet Onions, Chili Spiced Mozzarella, Petite Arugula, Alligator Pear and Crushed Basil Vinaigrette
Jimmy's Grilled Oysters
Pecan Wood Grilled Louisiana Oysters with Jalapeno Cornbread Crumbs, and Crushed Seaweed Flakes
Louisiana Crawfish Enchilada
In Corn Tortilla with Tomatillo Salsa, Chayote Pico De Gallo, Jalapeno Cheese, and Mezcal Crema
Shrimp Remoulade
Shrimp Boil Vegetables, Baby Arugula, Preserved Lemon, and Chilled Remoulade Dressing
Louisiana Frog Legs Almondine
Buttermilk & Cornmeal Crusted Over Baby Spinach Tossed in Warm Andouille Vinaigrette with Brown Butter Toasted Almonds 
Louisiana Blue Crab & Tomatoes
Buttermilk Fried Tomatoes, Lemon Ravigote Sauce, and Pickled Okra Chow Chow


Turtle Soup Au Sherry
Seasonally Made with Fresh Ingredients
Texas Creole Seafood Gumbo
Toasted Garlic "Jazzmen" Rice and Chef's Blend of File
Soups 1-1-1 
A Demitasse of All Three Soups

Entree Salads

The Creole Cobb Salad
Tossed tableside with grilled shrimp, applewood bacon, brioche croutons, grape tomatoes, Maytag blue cheese and cayenne avocado dressing (add crab for $8)
Sweet Tea Smoked Chicken & Spinach Salad
Applewood bacon, baby spinach, spiced pecans, Texas feta, sunny side up hen egg and Steen's cane vinaigrette
Citrus Glazed Yellowfin Tuna
Over Wood Grilled Autumn Vegetables with Charred Peppers and Ripped Opal Basil with Blood Orange Vinaigrette



Pecan Crusted Catfish
Saute of fire roasted corn with French beans, spiced pecans and Creole Meuniere sauce
Shrimp & Grits
Goat cheese stone ground grits, marinated sweet peppers, parsnip chips finished with cognac
Blanca's Beef Tips
Seared in Cast Iron with Charred Peppers, Crimini Mushrooms, and Ripped Herbs over Buttermilk Smashed Potatoes
Crispy Louisiana Softshell Crab
Over Sliced Texas Tomatoes with Cucumber Ribbons, Alligator Pear, Petite Greens and Charred Lemon Ravigote Sauce
Gulf Fish Pontchartrain
Jumbo lump blue crab, Jimmy's shrimp, crispy oysters, toasted mushroom rice and Brennan's Creole butter
Brennan's Jumbo Lump Crabcakes
Over corn & leek cream crowned with chayote petite sprout salad

Lunch - Sides

Stewed Okra & Tomatoes
Southern Fried Green Tomatoes
Beets, Blue Cheese, and Pecans
Wood Fire Grilled Farmer's Vegetables
Beaucoup Roasted Mushrooms

Woodburning Grill

Pecan Grilled Redfish
Creole Marinated Shrimp, Covey Rise Collard Greens, White Kidney Beans and Potlikker Jus
Harris Ranch Filet Mignon
Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes, Green Tomato & Shallot Jam with Cherry Peppercorn Steak Sauce

Digging Texas Creole

Vegetarian Package at $29 (includes appetizer and entree)

Texas Tomato Gazpacho
Ratatouille and a Splash of Tito's Vodka


Southern Vegetable Garden
Smothered Okra & tomato, poblano Lone Star Chevre grits, stewed lima beans, charred onions braised collard greens, fire roasted beets and pickled curtido


Louisiana Blackberry Sorbet
Pistachio biscotti, Condensed Milk and Lacassine Bayou Rum





 25¢ Martinis available with the purchase of an entree
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